Senior Component Engineer

  • Location:
    Taipei, Taiwan
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

As a Component Engineer in Cisco's Supply Chain Organization, you will work in an invigorating environment with a multi-functional team of specialists bringing to market an exciting array of new components and associated platforms. We partner with our supply chain to establish capable technologies and manufacturing processes to meet our Semiconductor component needs. We work with our component suppliers and internal engineering teams to ensure detailed integration and launch of the components in our platforms. Your role is instrumental in establishing conditions for fast time to quality in manufacturing and engineering a solution for long- term reliability.

Who You’ll Work With

We are part of the Technology and Quality group. We collaborate with a multi-disciplinary group of specialists from Product and Manufacturing Operations, Hardware engineering, Global Supplier Management, Packaging Engineering and substrate design groups. You will partner with each of these teams to understand the application environment and facilitate integration, tackle issues during new product introduction and advise on risk mitigation in case of marginal performance. You will understand the platform eco-system into which the device will be integrated and the impact of the eco-system on initial quality and long-term reliability.

Who You Are

We are looking for a contributor with foundational understanding of factors impacting semiconductor performance and reliability. The ideal candidate would be able to lead multi-functional teams in an environment that values partnership and collaboration. The key person should have a keen eye open for what can go wrong and what to do to help tackle it proactively.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with engineering and supplier to resolve all qualification, manufacturing, and field related component failures and manage suppliers 8D deployment
  • Assess manufacturing data from suppliers and Cisco factory to align priorities and drive component failure analysis, containments, and root cause corrective actions
  • Partner with Cisco development engineers, commodity teams, and suppliers/partners to develop next-gen semiconductor components to meet Cisco requirements
  • Communicate the nature of issues, impact of the issues and actions being taken to address these issues to functional and engineering management

The minimum requirements for this role include:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering / Computer Engineering or related fields
  • Above 5 years of hands-on experience in one or more IC Engineering functions including Circuit Design, Semi Process Integration/Yield Engineering, Product & Test Engineering
  • Knowledge of semiconductor components development: design, fabrication, characterization, qualification, testing, quality, reliability, failure analysis
  • Knowledge of semiconductor device testing and characterization such as HTOL, ELFR, LU, ESD, etc
  • Knowledge of electrical testing and the use of tools and test equipment (oscilloscopes, power supplies, signal analyzers, etc.).
  • Familiarity with component ATE and system level test methods
  • Shown success in delivering results in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Strong teamwork & collaboration skills. Excellent problem solving & effective conflict resolution skills.
  • An effective cross-functional communicator with strong presentation and interpersonal skills, who perseveres and has cross-functional leadership to drive results and change across organizations up to the executive level.
  • Data analytics skills including scripting, basic machine learning and data visualization
  • Story telling with data
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment.
  • High level of motivation and energy.

Why Cisco?

#WeAreCisco. We are all unique, but collectively we bring our talents to work as a team, to develop innovative technology and power a more inclusive, digital future for everyone. How do we do it? Well, for starters – with people like you!

Nearly every internet connection around the world touches Cisco. We’re the Internet’s optimists. Our technology makes sure the data traveling at light speed across connections does so securely, yet it’s not what we make but what we make happen which marks us out. We’re helping those who work in the health service to connect with patients and each other; schools, colleges, and universities to teach in even the most challenging of times. We’re helping businesses of all shapes and sizes to connect with their employees and customers in new ways, providing people with access to the digital skills they need and connecting the most remote parts of the world – whether through 5G, or otherwise.

We tackle whatever challenges come our way. We have each other’s backs, we recognize our accomplishments, and we grow together. We celebrate and support one another – from big and small things in life to big career moments. And giving back is in our DNA (we get 10 days off each year to do just that).

We know that powering an inclusive future starts with us. Because without diversity and a dedication to equality, there is no moving forward. Our 30 Inclusive Communities, that bring people together around commonalities or passions, are leading the way. Together we’re committed to learning, listening, caring for our communities, whilst supporting the most vulnerable with a collective effort to make this world a better place either with technology, or through our actions.

So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S. and/or Canada:

When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. and/or Canada locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. or Canada hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

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.75% of incentive target for each 1% of revenue attainment up to 50% of quota;

1.5% of incentive target for each 1% of attainment between 50% and 75%;

1% of incentive target for each 1% of attainment between 75% and 100%; and once performance exceeds 100% attainment, incentive rates are at or above 1% for each 1% of attainment with no cap on incentive compensation.

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