Wet Etching Engineer

Wet Etching Engineer.

Wet Etching Engineer






Wet Etching Engineer

The semiconductor startup is seeking an experienced Wet Etching Engineer to join their R&D team. In this role, the engineer will be responsible for developing and optimizing wet etching processes for cutting-edge semiconductor devices.


  • Design and develop wet etching processes for various semiconductor materials (e.g., silicon, compound semiconductors, metals)
  • Characterize and analyze etched surfaces using techniques such as SEM, AFM, and surface profilometry
  • Optimize etch rates, selectivity, uniformity, and anisotropy of wet etching processes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (process integration, device engineers, etc.) to integrate wet etching processes into overall device fabrication flows
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to wet etching processes
  • Maintain detailed documentation of process flows, experimental data, and results
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest wet etching techniques and industry trends


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Physics, or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience in wet etching processes for semiconductor manufacturing
  • Strong understanding of wet chemical processes, etch chemistries, and reaction kinetics
  • Hands-on experience with wet benches, etch tools, and analytical characterization techniques
  • Excellent problem-solving, data analysis, and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively
  • Attention to detail and commitment to following safety protocols

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with compound semiconductor materials (e.g., GaN, SiC, GaAs)
  • Knowledge of clean room protocols and operations
  • Familiarity with design of experiments (DOE) and statistical process control (SPC)
  • Experience with process integration and device fabrication flows

The company offers a competitive compensation package, opportunities for professional growth, and a dynamic work environment at the forefront of semiconductor innovation.

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Tyler Clark


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