FA Engineer

1 month ago
Failure Analysis Eng
Job Length


Mellanox Technologies is looking for a FA engineer to join its Qualification engineering team and to be a key player in the HW Systems group.

Someone who likes finding out why things break. Someone who can work with process and product engineers, FA technicians and outside vendors to find the right tool to answer the questions at hand. This includes determining procedures for physical de-processing, finding defect locations and identifying the nature, composition and source of defects.


  • Evaluate electrical, thermal and mechanical characteristics of integrated circuits, components, sub-components and systems to determine root cause of failure.
  • Conducted root cause analysis of defective material to identify problems and modify processing.
  • Complete sample analysis for equipment and process qualifications.
  • Examined and interpreted fracture surfaces using stereo microscopy and SEM/EDS.
  • Prepared test specimens: cutting, mounting, grinding, polishing and chemical etching.
  • Performed and evaluated microstructural analysis using light optical microscopy.
  • Conduct innovative use of new analytical tools, equipment and methodologies.
  • Maintain and oversee calibration of analysis equipment.


Experience: 1+ year of degreed experience performing failure analysis.

  • Education: Practical/B.Sc. Electrical Engineer, Sc. in Material Engineer.
  • Advantages:
    • Deep knowledge of manufacturing raw materials.
    • Experience with formal documentation of complex issues.
    • Ability to interpret mechanical drawings and electrical schematics.
  • Personal:
    • Self-motivated with a sharp learning curve.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks while being very well organized (knowhow to work in Multitasking mode and to priorities the tasks).
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal and strong Interpersonal relationship.


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