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Membrane Design and Characterization Engineer (m/f/d) - Rapperswil, Switzerland

Membrane Design and Characterization Engineer (m/f/d)

Job no.


Position Type

Research & Development

Working time

  • Regular Fulltime

Place of employment


What we offer:

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Design and model novel membrane devices for sensor applications, in existing technologies and technologies under development.
  • Develop from prototype devices all the way to qualified devices for mass production.
  • Provide clear and unambiguous requirements for the designed components to match the product architecture.
  • Define and contribute to development of new set-ups for membrane characterization in electrical and optical labs.
  • Define characterization plan and analyze results from the designed
  • Work in cross-disciplinary, multi-site project teams.
  • Submit innovative patent proposals.
  • Contributing to the ongoing creation of a positive, productive work environment.

Your education and experiences

  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Material Science, Semiconductors or related field
  • Proven track of record in silicon-based membrane design: >5 years of industrial experience.
  • Knowledge of membrane device design, simulation and Foundry processes
  • Knowledge of characterization steps and methods of membrane devices in electronics and optical labs.
  • Passion for novel technologies and sensors.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Experience with multi-physics device simulations (e.g. COMSOL, ANSYS) is an advantage.
  • Experience with requirements engineering and System Engineering practices and tools is a plus.
  • Knowledge of optics, packaging, electronics, acoustics, electromagnetics, etc. is a plus.
  • Experience in bringing to mass production own membrane designs is an advantage
  • Experience with task tracking systems (TeamForge, JIRA, etc.) is a plus.
  • Good programming and modelling skills is an advantage.
  • Inventive, taking initiative, enthusiastic with strong team work attitude
  • Able to manage priorities of multiple tasks in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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