Failure Analysis Technician/Engineer

  • Milpitas, CA 95035, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Eurofins Nanolab Technologies is a global leader in analytical chemistry, advanced microscopy, failure analysis, surface analysis and analytical testing services of various types of materials from synthetic biomaterials to nanotechnology.  Our laboratories are at the forefront of this revolution, providing the scientific expertise and analytical techniques to support companies at every phase of the product lifecycle, from R&D to manufacturing.

Our clients include leading edge companies in a diverse range of industries and business sectors who design, manufacture, or incorporate products for tomorrow’s technology driven world. EAG’s scientists and engineers engage in peer-to-peer interaction to discuss and comprehensively understand client issues, challenges, goals, and urgency, to define the technical problems, develop and execute analyses, and report back results. We have a growth mindset culture where individuals are encouraged to drive their own success and make their own decisions while fulfilling client needs. 

Job Description

Our Failure Analysis lab located in Milpitas, CA facility is seeking a Failure Analysis Technician or Engineer to work with a variety of instruments and customers. We offer failure analysis services in support of our client’s need to achieve high quality and reliable products.

Responsibilities for this role include initial consultation with customers to define the device’s problem, developing and executing analyses, and communicating results. This is a hands-on position that will require strong problem-solving skills to perform a wide range of analytical work and leveraging other colleague’s efforts.

This role is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) therefore all accepted applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined by ITAR: U.S. Person is a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., "Green Card Holder"), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree in Electrical Engineering, Materials Science or other relevant science discipline, or 5 yrs of hands-on laboratory experience
  • 2+ years of Failure Analysis laboratory experience (semiconductor and electronics industry)
  • Experience and knowledge in the following are highly desired: Semiconductor, materials analysis, DPA (destructive physical analysis), electronics end-use, manufacturing, design, etc.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Excellent FA skills
  • Hands-on experience with decapsulation, cross sectioning, deprocessing, SEM, X-ray, C-SAM, ion milling, and dye and pry analysis
  • Additional FA related familiarity and experiences are highly desired (e.g. TDR, light emission microscopy, IR microscopy, various laser injection techniques, microprobing, IC test, and etc.)
  • Excellent English communication skills (written and spoken)
  • A strong work ethic with a commitment to accuracy
  • The ability to work to deadlines in a team-oriented environment are essential

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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