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Go where innovation leads
Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide-range of Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, and Consumer Electronics applications. Seagate can be found around the globe and at www.seagate.com. Located in L’Derry Northern Ireland, Seagate’s Springtown facility employs over 1,350 people involved in the development and manufacture of recording heads, which write information onto and read information from the recording disc inside a computer’s hard drive.
Research & Development Scientist (Ref: RDE/122934)
Working within the R&D department, the successful candidate will be responsible for research and development in the areas of transducer design and thin-film wafer processing for the manufacture of future generations of thin film magnetic recording heads.
The position will involve applying and extending the latest understanding of device physics and microfabrication technology to meet the challenges of this fast moving environment.
- Product and transducer design will involve modelling, prototyping and performance analysis of next generation devices to meet customer requirements.
- Wafer process development will involve the application of advanced lithography, vacuum, plating, CMP and etch technologies using associated state of the art metrology techniques.
Reporting to the Research & Development Manager, the successful candidate will work within an established team of engineers and technicians defining and driving these leading edge technologies into future data storage products.
Applicants must possess at least a 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline combined with at least 2 years relevant work experience. A higher degree and/or thin-film wafer experience would be desirable.
Seagate provides employees with a competitive compensation & benefits package including a contributory pension scheme and tuition assistance programme. For individuals with the energy and enthusiasm to make a real contribution, the company offers exciting opportunities for progression. Build your skills and your career with an established market leader committed to training and development.
For a job description and application form please telephone the Applications helpdesk on 02871 274174 or click the 'Apply Now' button to email the recruitment department.
The closing date for receipt of application is 4.00pm on 3rd August 2012.
Completed applications should be returned to: The Human Resources Department, 1 Disc Drive, Springtown Industrial Estate, Londonderry, BT48 0BF.
Seagate Technology is committed to equal opportunity in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community irrespective of sex, marital status, religious affiliation, age, disability or ethnic origin. The Company specifically welcomes applications from the Protestant community who are currently underrepresented in this job category. All applications will be considered strictly on the basis of merit.