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5/4/2017
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Applications Engineer
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FormFactor, Inc. | Beaverton, OR
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Job Description

APPLICATIONS ENGINEER (Entry-level)

FormFactor, Inc.

Beaverton, OR

At FormFactor, it's not enough just to make revolutionary products. We also strive to be a great place to work. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees through a variety of perks that focus on health and wellness, such as a generous PTO plan, excellent insurance benefits, and our guiding values of innovation, earning trust and doing the right thing. We also offer an employee stock purchase program and annual health fairs where employees can get flu shots and biometric screenings. Personal development is encouraged through our learning and development courses and tuition contribution program. Although our products are sold to semi-conductor industry leaders around the globe, they are researched, designed and manufactured in our facilities in Beaverton, Oregon, and Livermore, San Jose and Carlsbad, California. Every employee of FormFactor plays a role in creating and supporting these amazing products.

This entry level position provides technical support to the customer and sales channel to exceed customer expectations and increase sales. This position partners with the sales channel or works directly with the customer to assist in design and installation of production wafer probe solutions with signal applications from DC to microwave. Product and application training to users of our products in the field is a key function of this position.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Provides pre and post-sales support to customers and the sales channel via phone, email or on-site.
* Assists in solving applications challenges of handling, probing, and measuring electrical parameters of semiconductor devices.
* Performs product and application training seminars for customers and sales channels.
* Makes recommendations regarding product improvement, new products and quality.
* Writes and documents applications via Applications Notes, Briefs and White Papers.
* Provides input on business trends and new product opportunities.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and SKILLS REQUIRED

* Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics. Preference will be given to candidates with Master's degree or additional training/education.
* Practical training and/or experience in RF/Microwave and DC measurements.
* Computer literate, with experience using design and layout software.
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
* Ability to communicate across all levels of an organization and with individuals of various degrees of technical knowledge and ability.

Formfactor, Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal subcontractor and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

About FormFactor, Inc.

FormFactor, Inc. (FormFactor) designs, develops, manufactures, sells and supports precision semiconductor wafer probe cards. The Company has facilities in United States, Japan, Germany, Taiwan, Italy, South Korea and Singapore and the People's Republic of China. Semiconductor manufacturers use the Company's wafer probe cards to perform wafer sort and test on the semiconductor die, or chips, on the whole semiconductor wafer prior to singulation of the wafer into individual chips. FormFactor offers products and solutions that are custom designed for semiconductor manufacturers' wafer designs. FormFactor's products are based on its technologies, including its MicroSpring interconnect technology and design tools. The Company's MicroSpring interconnect technology, which includes resilient spring-like contact elements, enables it to produce wafer probe cards for applications that require reliability, speed, precision and signal integrity. (Source: 10-K)