Applications Engineer - Electron Microscopy

Dublin, CA

Step out of your comfort zone, excel, and redefine the limits of what is possible. That’s just what our employees are doing every single day – to set the pace through our innovations and enable outstanding achievements. After all, behind every successful company are many great fascinating people. We are looking for people who are keen to step into the microscopy industry while working in a newly built state-of-the-art ZEISS microscopy facility equipped with light, electron, and x-ray microscopes.

Zeiss is looking for an application engineer to join the team at the newly built state-of-the-art ZEISS microscopy facility equipped with light, electron, and x-ray microscopes. The Applications Engineer position is a highly skilled and technical specialist position utilizing application knowledge to support the sales process. The scope of the role includes providing technical and application related needs assessment, customer sample imaging, proof of concept demonstrations, and customer training.

Success requires strong technical knowledge of SEM especially in electronics and material science applications. Excellent communications & time management skills, along with the ability to learn quickly and work in a highly collaborative environment are essential. At all times, conduct in accordance with company guidelines and standards is expected.

We are looking for people who are keen to try something new:

  • Work with ZEISS electron microscopes to acquire high quality data for customers to drive EM business
  • Collaborate with the account managers and marketing team to conduct proof of concept demonstrations and sample runs
  • Build reports from the demonstrations and sample runs to promote our EM product lines
  • Train our customers both in-field and using virtual methods to effectively use EM
  • Provide technical support to our field sales team and customers to ensure their success
  • Maintain the electron microscopes at the ZMCC Bay Area and ensure high performance by working with the service team
  • Collaborate with local and global product teams to develop competitive strategies and share knowledge across teams
  • Develop expertise in analytical techniques such as EDS, EBIC as needed
  • Work closely with applications team to support correlative microscopy projects – CLEM & EM/XRM
  • Work with cutting edge microscopes, interacting with people, and are organized and motivated to support customer success.

You are:

  • Bachelors or higher in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, or other Engineering fields, preferably from an accredited college or university
  • Strong experience in operating, maintaining and troubleshooting scanning electron microscopes, preferably greater than 3+ years of hands on experience using vacuum equipment in industry or academia
  • Firm grasp of electron microscopy principles, sample preparation techniques
  • Imaging experience in electronics/semiconductor applications preferred
  • FIB experience is a bonus
  • Knowledge of techniques like EDS, EBIC, lamella preparation is advantageous
  • Solution oriented problem solver with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Implementation of MS Office, related software and strong presentation skills is required
  • Positive “can do” attitude coupled with a willingness to continuously acquire product and application knowledge independently
In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.

Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.

Diversity is a part of ZEISS. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

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