MaskCAD Technician III

Date: 11/08/2022

Location: Newport Beach, CA, USA, 92660

Company: Tower Semiconductor Ltd.

About Tower Semiconductor

Looking for a career path in the high-tech manufacturing industry? Become part of a team focused on delivering the most exciting semiconductor technology to the world!  If you enjoy working with others in a fast pace environment and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career in the high-tech industry, then Tower Semiconductor is the place to be!

Tower Semiconductor is a global specialty foundry leader! We specialize in manufacturing analog integrated circuits for more than 300 customers worldwide in growing markets such as automotive, medical, industrial, consumer and aerospace and defense, among others.

Job Description

 Responsible for mask data processing, Final Inspection and tapeout, MPW verification, mask purchase requisitions and Fab 3/Fab 9 wafer records.



Working Environment

  • Assignment Complexity - Work assignments are routine in nature but require technical understanding of design and tapeout processes.
  • Accountability/Discretion - Will perform tasks with engineering supervision.
  • Financial Responsibilities - Assignments have direct financial impact on the business performance. Erroneous decisions will cause significant delays and cost.
  • Technical Expertise - Knowledge of scientific concepts and expertise in one or more technical areas will enable more complex assignments involving some analysis and decision making.
  • Working Relationships - Regularly works with other similarly classified employees within the company and supports MaskCAD as well as the engineering teams.  Communicates regularly with internal and external customers.
  • Supervision - Does not have management responsibilities.  Handles routine tasks with minimal supervision.   
  • Working Conditions – Normal office conditions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (may include some or all of the following)

  • Use Mentor, Synopsys and Cadence tools in a UNIX environment to process customer data for mask generation and verification that mask data processing is correct (FI). Tapeout of mask data for manufacturing.
  • Execute XOR of data between revisions to ensure data integrity.
  • Verification (FI) and tapeout of all MPWs.
  • Create mask purchase requisitions.
  • Create wafer records for Fab 3 and Fab 9.
  • Feedback of wafer and mask information to internal and external customers.


Job Requirements

  • Use of multi-disciplinary approaches to problem solving and knowledge of several processes or technologies important to the company


  • AA/AS Degree with a minimum of two years related experience. Unix experience.
  • Familiarity with Synopsys CATS, Mentor Calibre or Cadence software a plus.




Perks And Benefits

Industry leading healthcare.

Community outreach programs

Savings and Investments

Educational resources

Opportunities to network and connect

Recruiting incentive program

Employee recognition programs