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Principal Engineer, Hardware Development Engineering

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


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

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

PhD in Material Science
Background in DLC film structures
Background in DLC film deposition process techniques

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

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

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