Semiconductor Device Engineer

To support the research and development of graphene-based device structures for semiconductor device applications, proposing device structures, experiments and analysis to enable the development of high performance devices for target applications.


  • To design, fabricate and test novel graphene-based device structures, using both in-house and external processing techniques, with semiconductor standards in mind
  • Design, from first principles, semiconductor electronic device technologies
  • Work with the technology team to deliver devices defined by the company technology roadmap
  • Work closely with the science team to carry their innovations through to real-world devices
  • Innovate new, novel semiconductor device technologies and approaches to achieve graphene-based devices
  • Grow the understanding of the science and engineering team in electronics technologies
  • Develop processes to rapidly achieve device technology products
  • Manage work packages effectively and efficiently through to delivery
  • Work with external partners to deliver device technologies
  • Report clearly and concisely project performance to all levels of the business

Education and Qualifications:
PhD and degree in a relevant subject, physics, chemistry, materials science, engineering, or suitable equivalent industrial experience


  • Excellent understanding of semiconductor materials & technologies and device physics
  • Capability to design and develop semiconductor devices from the base material up
  • Experienced with device design modelling and simulation software and design tools
  • Experience of carrying proof of concept technologies through to prototype level
  • Understanding of device manufacturing line processes and tools
  • Experience of using and developing LabView/Python code for instrument control and data acquisition
  • Data analysis/interpretation using Excel/Origin, utilising conclusions to iteratively optimise device designs
  • Capable of working flexibly to achieve rapid project delivery
  • A capability to grasp new scientific concepts and technologies quickly
  • An exceptional team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Confident at presenting, regardless of the audience

Skills and knowledge:

  • Considered and organised approach to tasks
  • Capability to grasp quickly new scientific concepts and technologies
  • Exceptional team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to reflect, learn from mistakes and respond positively to feedback
  • Ability to handle several ongoing projects, and can prioritise and organise own workload
  • Capability to work autonomously and make considered decisions

Advantageous skills and knowledge:

  • Experience of graphene or other two-dimensional materials technologies
  • Knowledge of high frequency device design
  • Knowledge of semiconductor processing lines
  • Experience in New Product Introduction (NPI)


  • Ability to communicate at all levels with both internal and external contacts
  • Ability to present information clearly and appropriately for the audience

Additional factors:

  • Respect and adherence to confidentiality and critical matters

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