Continuation Engineer – Released Products

Location UK / Derry

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1372442

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Continuation Engineer – Released Products based in Derry/Londonderry.

From the videos, music and documents we share with friends and family on social networks, to the servers that form the backbone of enterprise data centers and cloud-based computing, to the desktop and notebook computers that fuel our personal productivity, Seagate products help more people store, share and protect their valuable digital content. With 97% of the world’s information being stored on hard drives, the rapid growth of digital data makes Seagate more important every day. As an industry leader, Seagate provides unique career opportunities to be part of today’s major technology shifts.

Seagate’s facility in Springtown, Londonderry is among the most advanced in the world in the design, development and volume manufacturing of recording heads. These are the microscopic devices which write information onto, and read information from, the recording disc inside a computer’s hard drive. The manufacturing process integrates technologies such as photolithography, high vacuum deposition and etch, electroplating and CMP, using the most advanced equipment in the data storage industry. The application of such technologies also requires highly capable and trained engineers and scientists.

Continuation Engineer – Released Products (Ref: RPC/184957)

Reporting to a Continuation Engineering Technologist, the successful candidate will be responsible for the optimization of recording head related yield and reliability throughout the supply chain. This will involve utilizing advanced statistical and data mining techniques to analyse performance and reliability.  The candidate will need to translate analysis into actionable engineering recommendations and communicate results, analysis, and recommendations with cross-functional groups across the company.  The successful candidate will interface with Recording Head Operations technical teams, program management and drive factories to ensure the product meets performance and reliability requirements.  Moderate levels of travel will be required.

Applicants must possess at least a 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or related discipline. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years experience in a role which requires the utilization of data analysis and query tools, such as SQL or JMP. A Masters level qualification or PhD in a relevant field would be desirable. Preference may be given to candidates who have Recording head device, drive, or thin film device manufacturing or integration experience.

Our competitive compensation & benefits package is reflective of Seagate’s “best in class” philosophy and includes a pension scheme, health insurance scheme, stock purchase plan, onsite gym and tuition assistance. For individuals with the drive to make a real contribution, the company offers exciting opportunities for growth. Seagate will provide you with the tools and support that you need to succeed within an established cutting edge company with a genuine commitment to training and development.

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Completed applications should be submitted no later than 4pm on Monday 19th November 2018

Please also note that the Company will not accept CV applications.

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.