Working Student – eNVM mixed signal hybrid test system validation

FMC is a Ferroelectric Hafnium Oxide memory company developing emerging Non Volatile Memory solutions for stand-alone and embedded applications. We are an innovative startup founded in 2016 as spin-off from TU Dresden/NaMLab.

Fabless companies as well as semiconductor manufacturers are nowadays looking for disruptive embedded Non-Volatile Memory (eNVM) solutions like ours. With our novel and ground-breaking memory technology, based on ferroelectrics, we serve the needs of the rapidly growing IoT market for current and future technology nodes.

Sound interesting? We want you as our future working student in our headquarter in Dresden!

Your objectives as Working Student:

To pursue its technology development, FMC is designing a variety of test structures and digital testchips. Testing those devices demands a broad range of test hardware and associated test software to be mixed within complex setups. Ensuring the coherence of the whole system is key to provide reliable data to the design and the technology teams. As a working student at FMC, your tasks will be:

  • Designing and testing demonstrator circuits for validation purposes of new devices and instruments
  • Developing an associated validation methodology, re-using and improving existing PCB boards, to cross-check test resources
  • Performing PCB design and achieve board assemblies, create test bench as demonstrators, writing test code as well as analyzing the output data
  • Responsible for maintaining and continuously improving the methods and associated test setups

We are looking for a student who wants to stay for 12 months or longer.

The working student shall be integrated within the Product and Test Group mostly located in Dresden and the position would be supervised from both Dresden and Milan.

Your profile:

  • Enrolled as a working student: electrical engineering, physics, nanoelectronics or similar
  • Familiarity with electronic lab instruments (oscilloscopes, supplies, probe station…)
  • Able to deal with PCB circuit design and solder simple discrete components
  • Software skills is a plus (e.g. Python, C++)
  • Good technical comprehension, Strong problem-solving ability, Team player

What to expect:

As a working student you can benefit from the opportunity of personal and professional growth in an inspiring work environment with flat hierarchies in a multi-cultural team. Other perks are regular team events, healthy office refreshments and a competitive salary in a semiconductor environment.

For further questions or to apply please contact:

Lisa Leinemann
HR & Office Manager

Tel.: +49 351 271 88347

career@ferroelectric-memory.com

Working Student – Electrical Test of Memory Materials and Integrated Chips

FMC is a memory company developing emerging Non-volatile Memory solutions for stand-alone and embedded applications using hafnium oxide based ferroelectric films. We are an innovative startup founded in 2016 as spin-off from TU Dresden/NaMLab that has grown to >30 people.

Fabless companies as well as semiconductor manufacturers are nowadays looking for disruptive Non-volatile Memory (NVM) solutions like ours. With our novel and ground-breaking memory technology, based on ferroelectrics, we serve the needs of the rapidly growing IoT market for current and future technology nodes.

Sounds interesting? We want you as Working Student in our headquarters in Dresden!

Your objectives as Working Student:

To pursue our technology development, FMC develop ferroelectric capacitor stacks in collaboration with academia, tool vendors and fabs. Devices range from simple capacitor structures via shortloop vehicles to integrated arrays on 300 mm wafers. The electrical tests are performed on state-of-the-art test equipment and analyzed using Python-based scripts. As a working student at FMC, your tasks will be:

  • Plan and schedule measurement tasks assigned to you
  • Prepare Python scripts and samples for tests on probe stations
  • Analyze the results and discuss next steps with your supervisor
  • Familiarize step by step with further test equipment and routines

We are looking for a student who wants to stay for 12 months or longer. As your experience level and skill set progresses, the topics can be expanded according to FMC’s focus and your interests, e.g. towards reliability or failure mode analysis. Moreover, we will be happy to offer opportunities for future project work or thesis topics.

Your profile:

  • Enrolled as a student: electrical engineering, physics, nanoelectronics or similar
  • First experience with electronic lab instruments (oscilloscopes, semiconductor tester, I-V/C-V meters probe stations…); Programming skill & will to use Python measurement scripts to operate the testers
  • Good technical comprehension, reliable and thorough worker with the motivation to grow with us
  • Team player fluent in English (B2) to efficiently communicate with our international team of engineers

What to expect:

As a working student you can benefit from the opportunity of personal and professional growth in an inspiring work environment with flat hierarchies in a multi-cultural team. Other perks are regular team events, healthy office refreshments and a competitive salary in a semiconductor environment.

For further questions or to apply please contact:

Lisa Leinemann
HR & Office Manager

Tel.: +49 351 271 88347

career@ferroelectric-memory.com

FeRAM / DRAM Design Engineer

FMC is a Ferroelectric Hafnium Oxide memory company developing emerging Non Volatile Memory solutions for stand-alone and embedded applications.

Your future job:

  • Responsible for the design and development of emerging Ferroelectric Hafnium Oxide memory products
  • Define memory chip architecture with the best Power-Performance-Area tradeoff
  • Design and development of analog circuits for NVM memories such as sense amps, decoders, data path, etc.
  • Work with Product Engineers to implement the desired test features to guarantee proper device testability

Your profile:

  • M.Sc. / Ph.D. in electrical engineering
  • 10 years of experience in FeRAM or DRAM design
  • Familiarity with industry-standard design and simulation tools (e.g., Cadence® DFII, Virtuoso, Spice simulator, Verilog-A)
  • Good knowledge of CMOS technology
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in team
  • Interest in working in a start-up environment

Period: Planned starting date ASAP

Location: Milan (Italy) or Dresden (Germany)

We offer:

Inspiring working environment, support and encouragement to develop both personally and professionally, regular team events, ticket for public transport, lunch allowance, employee support, a competitive and equal salary in a semiconductor startup environment and more…

For further questions or to apply please contact:

Lisa Leinemann
HR & Office Manager

Tel.: +49 351 271 88347

career@ferroelectric-memory.com

Senior Analog IC Design Engineer

FMC is a Ferroelectric Hafnium Oxide memory company developing emerging Non Volatile Memory solutions for stand-alone and embedded applications.

Your future job:

  • Design and develop emerging NVM memory devices based on Hafnium Oxide technology
  • Support the design team in defining specifications and integrating the designed blocks into the memory
  • Responsible for the design of analog circuits for NVM memories: sense amps, decoders, bandgap, HV regulators, ADC, etc.
  • Run PVT circuit verification including parasitic extraction
  • Work closely with layout engineers to ensure block robustness and area optimization
  • Perform post silicon verification

Your profile:

  • M.Sc. / Ph.D. in electrical engineering
  • 8 years of experience in analog/mixed-signal CMOS IC design and NVM design
  • Familiarity with industry-standard design and simulation tools (e.g., Cadence® DFII, Virtuoso, Spice simulator, Verilog-A)
  • Good knowledge of CMOS technology
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in team
  • Interest in working in a start-up environment

Period: Planned starting date ASAP

Location: Milan (Italy) or Dresden (Germany)

We offer:

Inspiring working environment, support and encouragement to develop both personally and professionally, regular team events, ticket for public transport, lunch allowance, employee support, a competitive and equal salary in a semiconductor startup environment and more…

For further questions or to apply please contact:

Lisa Leinemann
HR & Office Manager

Tel.: +49 351 271 88347

career@ferroelectric-memory.com

IC Layout Engineer

FMC is an innovative semiconductor startup driven by its ambitious, young team and our goal is to pave the way for next generation highly scaled NVM. We are hiring asap an IC Layout Engineer (m/f/d) for our headquarter in Dresden.

Your future job:

  • Layout of emerging NVM memories based on Hafnium Oxide technology using the most advanced sub-micron technologies
  • Design full custom layout for analog and mixed signal blocks for NVM memories
  • Provide pre-layout block size and schedule estimations
  • Apply best layout practice such as device matching, signal integrity, ESD and Latch Up prevention, etc.
  • Run DRC, LVS and parasitic extraction
  • Work with circuit designers to evaluate critical layout aspects of the block under design

Your profile:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in electrical engineering
  • 5 year experience in IC analog layout
  • In-depth knowledge of sub-micron technologies and related design rules
  • Familiarity with industry-standard design tools (e.g., Cadence® DFII, Virtuoso XL, Pegasus)
  • Good knowledge of sub-micron CMOS technology
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in team

Period: Planned starting date ASAP

Location: Dresden (Germany)

We offer:

Inspiring working environment, support and encouragement to develop both personally and professionally, regular team events, ticket for public transport, lunch allowance, employee support, a competitive and equal salary in a semiconductor startup environment and more…

For further questions or to apply please contact:

Lisa Leinemann
HR & Office Manager

Tel.: +49 351 271 88347

career@ferroelectric-memory.com

FMC @ International Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF) in Tours, France

Our Lead of Stack Development, Dr. Tony Schenk, was offered to give an invited talk at the Joint ISAF-PFM-ECAPD 2022 taking place end of June in Tours, France. The International Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF) is the most renowned international conference on ferroelectrics. It is an honor for FMC to get invited to present there. We are looking forward to welcoming you to the talk and to discussions evolving from it. 

 

Product Engineer

FMC was founded in 2016 as spin-off from Technical University Dresden. We are an innovative and ambitious semiconductor startup in the field of embedded non-volatile (eNVM) memory solutions with more than 30 employees.

With our novel and ground-breaking memory technology, based on ferroelectrics, we serve the needs of the rapidly growing IoT market for current and future technology nodes. Right now we’re looking for a full-time Product Engineer (m/f/div) to complement our international Technology Team in Dresden and/or Milan.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead product and test development of embedded non-volatile memory macros from the post-design stage through manufacturing release
  • Develop test solutions used in design validation and mass production
  • Develop hardware and software for device characterization and production test on automated
    test equipment (ATE)
  • Perform characterization and reliability qualification of new designs and provide statistical analysis of results
  • Design and develop hardware and software for stress tests in product qualification
  • Work on developing non-volatile memory macros

Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, Computer Science or similar studies
  • Familiarity with electronic lab instruments (scope / LSA) and software (e.g. Python, C++)
  • Knowledge of ferroelectric technology is a plus
  • Good technical comprehension
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Team player

Period: Planned starting date ASAP

We offer:

Perks includes inspiring work environment, flat hierarchies, opportunity for personal and professional growth (including complimentary training opportunities), relocation service, multi-cultural team, regular team events, Urban Sports Club membership, free public transportation ticket or fuel voucher, lunch allowance, healthy office refreshments, and a competitive salary in a semiconductor environment.

For further questions or to apply please contact:

Lisa Leinemann
HR & Office Manager

Tel.: +49 351 271 88347

career@ferroelectric-memory.com