Crossbar Inc. is a dynamic start-up company focused on delivering solutions that will dramatically enhance the global memory storage industry. Backed by top tier investors, we have assembled an expert team of leading financial, marketing, legal and engineering professionals. We are committed to our vision of transforming the content storage and delivery mechanism for the entire industry.

The following positions are currently available:

Director - Device Engineering

Location

  • Full time position in Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

As a Director of Device Engineering at Crossbar, Inc., your responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide leadership and training to the resistive memory (ReRAM) device engineering team.
  • Provide device analysis reports to process development and manufacturing teams.
  • Recommend device performance and reliability improvements to process manufacturing teams.
  • Generate electrical design rules and assist manufacturing teams in developing the technology design rules.
  • Lead the development of device operation algorithms.
  • Lead the development of devices models including SPICE models.
  • Establish thorough ReRAM array characterization protocols and provide feedback for the yield improvement.
  • Work with manufacturing foundry partners and provide guidance on all device engineering related deliverables.

Education Requirements/Preference

  • 6+ years of experience in managing and leading device engineering team.
  • 10+ years of direct device engineering experience.
  • Minimum required education MS in EE or Physics. PHD in EE or Physics is preferred.
  • Solid understanding on the advanced semiconductor process is preferred.
  • Experience in the area of product engineering is a plus
  • Successful track record in related technology development projects.
  • Experience in ReRAM devices is highly preferred.
  • Team builder, and good written and verbal communication skills.

Embedded Memory Designer Lead

Location

  • Full time position in Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

As an Embedded Memory Designer Lead at Crossbar, Inc., your responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with customers and business unit to define/refine embedded NV memory cores for use in SoC/MCU products.
  • Create behavioral, timing and testability models representing the embedded cores at various levels of abstraction for simulations during the SoC/MCU design process.
  • Lead customization effort to take existing macro designs and modify them to customer requirements (density, organization, external voltage/current requirements, etc.).
  • Make architecture changes and run validation as needed.
  • Design/modify and simulate critical circuits – Sensing, read path, write path.
  • Prepare, document and present design reviews during the design/customization development phase.
  • Work with characterization engineers to validate and characterize the design on the silicon.
  • Work with yield enhancement, manufacturing, and technology development teams to debug and resolve issues related to the product design, or manufacturing yield.
  • Work with test engineering to review test flows and recommend optimum testing conditions.
  • Work with reliability engineers and assist them during failure analysis.

Education Requirements/Preference

  • BSEE (MSEE preferred) with at least 10 years of experience in semiconductor memory design.
  • Experience with memory circuit design techniques, read path, sensing.
  • Experience in nonvolatile memory design.
  • Experience in architecting the design for optimum performance and area.
  • Experience in floor planning.
  • Experience in creating behavioral, timing and testing models for embedded memory cores.
  • Solid understanding of design/circuit engineering, and good knowledge in device physics.
  • Hands-on experience with design/simulation/verification/CAD tools.
  • Experience with silicon characterization and lab equipment.
  • Experience with supervising and mentoring other junior engineers.

Senior Test Engineer

Location

  • Full time position in Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

As a Sr. Test Engineer at Crossbar, Inc., your responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Define sort and characterization flows with product characterization engineers.
  • Insure all non-volatile memory characterization tests are performed with high quality standards.
  • Generate characterization reports for design samples, engineering samples, and qualification samples.
  • Review design validation tests and flows. Insure all validation tests are performed to cover the product specification.
  • Assist with the characterization lab activities such as equipment orders, future planning and maintenance activities.
  • Support Process, Device, and Design engineering teams in all product and test chip characterization activities.

Education Requirements/Preference

  • This position requires a Master’s degree (in EE or related field) with a minimum 5+ years of related industry experience.
  • ATE test program development and non-volatile memory experience (such as RRAM, and FLASH) is a must.
  • Proficiency in C/C++ and script languages are required.
  • Extensive knowledge in design of experiments and statistical data analysis is a must.
  • Strong knowledge of semiconductor product testing and characterization equipment is a must.
  • The ideal individual must have proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment.
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, however, must have demonstrated ability to work well with people.

Senior Accountant

Location

  • Full time position in Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

As Senior Accountant at CrossBar, Inc., your responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions.
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results.
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status.
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process.
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process.
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule.
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance.
  • Support month-end and year-end close process.
  • Profit tax reporting.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.

Education Requirements/Preference

  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent.
  • Proven senior accounting experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles.
  • Awareness of business trends.
  • Experience with creating financial statements.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process.
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills.

Senior Process Engineer

Location

  • Full time position in Berkeley, CA

Job Description

In this position, you will be responsible for developing semiconductor process modules and integration for the next generation nonvolatile memory technology in a fast paced working environment. You will also actively interact with device engineers for the device improvement.

  • Process development and device fabrication.
  • Responsible for two or more process modules.
  • Disciplined design of experiments.
  • Solving key process issues/challenges.
  • Thorough documentation of experiment results.
  • Meeting tight project schedules.

Education Requirements/Preference

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or related field.
  • Must have 3+ years of hands-on experience with various semiconductor fabrication and characterization processes (e.g. RIE, CVD, PVD, Litho, SEM).
  • Must be a hard working, self-motivated and strong team player in a fast moving environment.
  • Experience in nonvolatile memory technology is a plus.
  • Strong ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Flexibility to tune work schedule for projects.
  • May require to work during alternative business hours and weekends.

Senior Design Engineer

Location

  • Full time position in Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

As a Senior Design Engineer at Crossbar, Inc., your responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Architect advanced memory products.
  • Design advanced nonvolatile memory circuits for memory product.
  • Simulate critical circuits – Sensing, read path, write path.
  • Work with device engineering on optimizing the memory cell requirements given product specifications.
  • Work with product planning on optimizing the product specification.
  • Prepare, document, and present design reviews during the design development phase.
  • Work with characterization engineers to validate and characterize the design on the silicon.
  • Work with yield enhancement, manufacturing, and technology development teams to debug and resolve issues related to the product design, or manufacturing yield.
  • Work with test engineering to review test flows and recommend optimum testing conditions.
  • Work with reliability engineers and assist them during failure analysis.

Education Requirements/Preference

  • MSEE with at least 8+ years of experience in design engineering.
  • Experience with memory circuit design techniques, read path, sensing.
  • Experience in nonvolatile memory design is a must.
  • Experience in architecting the design for optimum performance and die size.
  • Experience in floor planning is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of design/circuit engineering, and good knowledge in device physics.
  • Hands-on experience with design/simulation/verification/CAD tools.
  • Experience with silicon characterization and lab equipment.
  • Experience with supervising and mentoring other junior engineers.

Senior Device Engineer

Location

  • Full time position in Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

As a Senior Device Engineer at Crossbar, Inc., your responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Generate device characterization and analysis reports to R&D and process manufacturing teams.
  • Work closely with R&D and provide guidance for device improvement and development.
  • Work with R&D and Process manufacturing to generate, layout and document test structures to evaluate the ReRAM device in various foundries.
  • Generate and optimize ReRAM write and read algorithms.
  • Generate and update simulation ReRAM spice device models.
  • Work closely with design, process reliability on ReRAM array characterization for yield and performance improvement.
  • Work closely with process reliability to determine intrinsic properties of the ReRAM device.
  • Design device measurement experiments to measure the intrinsic properties of ReRAM and improve performance and reliability characteristics.

Education Requirements/Preference

  • 5+ years of direct device engineering experience.
  • Minimum required education MS in EE or Physics. PHD in EE or Physics is preferred.
  • Successful track record in related technology development projects.
  • Experience in ReRAM devices is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Program Manager

Location

  • Full time position in Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

As a Program Manager at Crossbar, Inc., your responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Prepare overall program plan, and coordinate the implementation.
  • Maintain schedule of all ongoing projects using Critical Path methodology, and manage the impact of various causes for the change of the delivery dates.
  • Organize and facilitate program team meetings and milestone reviews and facilitate decision making regarding the program.
  • Documenting all project events and milestones.
  • Understand and assess program risks. Develop timely mitigation plans to maximize roadmap delivery.
  • Identify and evaluate all resources needed for the project.
  • Help to create and manage a well-defined company-wide process and implement best practices in the program management. Identify processes and procedures for improvement.

Education Requirements/Preference

This position requires a Bachelor or Master degree with 3-5 years of experience in a Program Manager role.

  • Strong knowledge of semiconductor product development and manufacturing and is a must.
  • Experienced in using MS Project and Critical Path methodology.
  • Strong background in organizational development.
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing complex projects in a technology development environment with multiple engineering teams.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to collect information and communicate clearly.
  • Versed in Program Management best practices: team building, role / responsibility definition, risk management, work breakdown structures, project tracking, conflict management, efficient meeting management etc.
  • Comfortable in rapid development cycles with aggressive goals. Able to keep cool head in tough situations.
  • Ability to influence and motivate others.

Technical Marketing

Location

  • Full time position in Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

As a Technical Marketing at Crossbar, Inc., your responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Analyze market segments and trends (data centers, mobile, industrial / automotive / medical, consumer electronics, IoT, artificial intelligence).
  • Analyze memory market and competitive positioning vs other memory technologies (Flash, DRAM, RRAM, MRAM, PCM).
  • Production of internal reports, customer presentations, white papers, articles and application notes.
  • Production of website collaterals: infographics, block diagrams, video scripts.
  • Drive exhibition booth setup and related activities
  • Join MarCom and PR team activities.

Education Requirements/Preference

  • This position requires a BSEE/MSEE or related engineering major with minimum of 3 years of marketing experience in Semiconductor industry or IP licensing.
  • Experience on Technical Marketing across a variety of IoT applications from consumer electronics to enterprise.
  • Understanding on semiconductor industry, system architectures and memory market is highly desirable.
  • The candidate should demonstrate ability to comprehend and consider both technical and marketing information and possess excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent graphic design skills, expert in PowerPoint and Photoshop.
  • High-energy, self-motivated, self-directed, must have demonstrated ability to influence.
  • The ideal individual must have proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment.

Mask Layout Engineering Contractor

Location

  • Contractor position in Santa Clara, CA

Responsibilities

  • Drawing layout of analog and mixed signal cells including DRC & LVS.
  • Perform schematic driven layout and design constraints.
  • Perform block or top level designs.
  • Perfrom floor-planning, power line planning, shielding, and device matching layout techniques.

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 2+ years of relevant mask design/layout experience.
  • Ability to independently draw and verify complex layouts using industry standard circuit design tools.
  • Experience using CAD/CAE tools such as Cadence, Synopsys, Mentor Graphiscs tools.
  • Attention to detail, organized, accurate and efficient layout techniques.
  • A good track record of on time work delivery.
  • A self-motivated, team player with good communication skills.
  • Analog layout experience in deep-submicron CMOS (40nm and below) is preferred.

To apply, please email or mail us your letter of application, a resume and the name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number of three professional references, one of which must be a current supervisor. Additionally, please indicate in your cover letter where you first learned of this position.