Failure Analysis Engineer

Engineering · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Per Experience

Failure Analysis Engineer


GaN Systems is a global leader in GaN power semiconductors with a broad portfolio of transistors that addresses the needs of today’s most demanding industries including data center servers, renewable energy systems, automotive, industrial motors and consumer electronics.


As a market-leading innovator, GaN Systems enables the design of smaller, lower cost, more efficient power systems. The company’s award-winning products provide system design opportunities free from the limitations of yesterday’s silicon. By changing the rules of transistor performance, GaN Systems is enabling companies to revolutionize their industries and transform the world. 



  • Perform failure analysis of GaN Systems products
  • Interact with design/marketing/operations to support continuous yield improvements
  • Develop techniques, procedures and capabilities to enhance yield
  • Root cause analysis of reliability tests or field failures and propose corrective actions.
  • Prepare failure analysis reports for both internal use and external customers.
  • Function as a technical resource for failure analysis questions.
  • Coordinate all the logistics and instructions to direct the failure analysis process.


Required Skills:


  • MSc/PhD in materials engineering, physics, or a related engineering discipline, with 2+ years of experience in failure analysis field (preferably semiconductor)
  • Semiconductor technology and process knowledge (Fab, Assembly, and Packaging)
  • Hands-on experience of FA techniques like Cross sectioning, X-ray, CSAM, FIB, SEM, and TEM is required
  • Good understanding of transistor functions and basic electronics
  • Innovative and Creative with troubleshooting techniques
  • Enjoy hands-on work and working in a lab environment
  • Good customer and vendor management skills
  • Ability to work well in cross functional teams in a fast paced collaborative team environment
  • Work independently, multi task with attention to details

GaN Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal treatment of all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, pregnancy, age, disability/handicap, record of offences, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require accommodation measures during any aspect of the recruitment process, we will work with you to address your needs. Information related to accommodation measures will be treated as confidential.

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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Per Experience