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NETPark Job Vacancies

NETPark is home to over 40 companies employing over 600 people from university spin-outs, start-ups to more established companies providing high-value jobs in County Durham.

Sectors include advanced materials and manufacturing, nanotechnology, X-Ray technology, semiconductors, defence, electronics, photonics, robotics, pharmaceutical and space/satellites.

Principal Thin Film Transistor Engineer

Principal Thin Film Transistor Engineer


Pragmatic is seeking an experienced Thin Film Transistor Engineer, in technologies such as amorphous oxides, amorphous Si, LTPS etc, to join its expanding R&D team. The Principal Thin Film Transistor Engineer will be responsible for leading technology development projects, working closely with external development partners as well as Pragmatic’s design, test, process engineering and integration groups.

Key tasks
Shape and lead next generation device and technology development projects
Day to day management of critical path technology development projects as well as Pragmatic's long-term R&D roadmap working closely with external and internal stakeholders
Dissemination of relevant summaries, reports, data sets and documentation to key stakeholders
Qualifications and training
The successful candidate will ideally possess:

Degree or post-graduate in Microelectronics, MEMS, Physics, materials science or another relevant discipline; or equivalent experience
Experience in semiconductor microfabrication
Project management experience
Skills and experience
In depth knowledge of thin film and semiconductor physics, technologies, characterisation techniques and reliability considerations with focus on Thin Film Transistors (TFTs), display driver technologies, AMOs, a-Si, LTPS etc
Strong background in microfabrication and metrology techniques including photolithography, dry and wet etching, PVD, CVD, ALD, SEM, AFM, ellipsometry etc
Experience in DC and AC electrical tests and associated data analysis statistical methods and tools (advantage)
Experience in leading development projects interacting with internal and external stakeholders
Ability to work to tight deadlines and progress multiple projects simultaneously
Strong communication skills, interpersonal within team and external facing
Ability to work independently and part of a team
Enthusiasm and pragmatism
This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing team and company, with considerable opportunity to make a significant impact.

Other Vacancies

Software Engineer with project management experience

Software Engineer with project management experience

NETPark is a premier UK science park in Sedgefield, County Durham. We provide the right mix of infrastructure, collaborative opportunities and support for science, engineering and technology companies. We support innovative businesses at every stage of their journey from concept to commercialisation with a wide choice of world-class laboratory, clean room and office space from 151 sq ft to 22, 110 sq ft.

A science park with world class innovation infrastructure, academic expertise and capabilities.

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