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Principal Engineer, Hardware Development Engineering

Location: Biñan, Laguna, Philippines 
Req ID: JR-0000043848

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Principal Engineer, Hardware Development Engineering

Location:  Laguna, Philippines
Job Req Id- JR-0000043848

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Magnetic recording heads used in HDD’s require thin film overcoats to provide a reliable interface for corrosion and tribology protection, as well as define the magnetic spacing between the reader / writer structures and the magnetic media.  Research into the fundamentals of DLC and seed-layers film structures, the deposition process techniques and the metrology to describe the film stacks is required to continue advancements in this area.Magnetic record
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Generate research initiatives in DLC and seed-layer film structures
Lead experimental planning ,  coordinate with Reliability & Tribology teams
Integrate input from US experts and University MD film modeling and experimental work
QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED:
PhD in Material Science
Background in DLC film structures
Background in DLC film deposition process techniques
PREFERRED:

Background in thin film DLC structure characterization techniques
Background in thin film DLC tribology,  related to HDD head / media
Background in thin film vacuum systems hardware
SKILLS:

Articulate complex material to executives in understandable context
Organized ,  can plan and coordinate experimental plan with various departments

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