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Staff Failure Analysis Engineer

Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation

Other Engineering
United States
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portfolio includes world leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.

Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.

Job Description

Our Failure Analysis Team is looking for a Staff Failure Analysis Engineer in our Palm Bay, Florida office. We are seeking an enthusiastic, initiative-taking, fast-learning individual who will focus on analyzing and reporting on a variety of semiconductor products.

A successful candidate would have knowledge or experience in the following:

  • An understanding of Semiconductor fabrication and packaging.
  • Traditional Failure Analysis and troubleshooting flows:
  • Package and non-destructive techniques: Curve tracer, X-ray, SAM
  • Images based isolation techniques: Photon Emission Microscopy, OBIRCh, Thermal emission.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and layouts.
  • Use of bench equipment to power up and characterize fault symptoms.
  • Deprocessing techniques: Wet chemistry, polishing, plasma.


  • 10 years’ experience in semiconductor device failure analysis and/or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in electrical engineering
  • Experience with electrical isolation and physical failure analysis techniques.
  • Strong understanding of semiconductor electronics.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be an initiative-taking team player who is able to take direction, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and communicate effectively.
  • US citizen or a green card is required.

Additional Information

Renesas Electronics Corporation empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. The leading global provider of microcontrollers, Renesas combines our expertise in embedded processing, analog, power and connectivity to deliver complete semiconductor solutions. These Winning Combinations accelerate time to market for automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT applications, enabling billions of connected, intelligent devices that enhance the way people work and live. Learn more at

Renesas’ mission, To Make Our Lives Easier, is underpinned by our company culture, TAGIE. TAGIE stands for Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative and Entrepreneurial. Our goal is to embed this unique culture in everything we do to succeed as a company and create trust with our diverse colleagues, customers and stakeholders.

Renesas Electronics is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.