TechInsights’ success is founded upon the expertise of its patent and technology analysts, their continuous spirit of research and innovation, and a focus on client satisfaction. For over 25 years TechInsights has been a trusted patent and technology partner to the world’s largest and most successful companies including 37 of the top 50 U.S. patent holders. By revealing the innovation others can’t inside the broadest range of advanced technology products, we prove patent value and enable business leaders to make the best, fact-based IP and technology investment decisions.

We are currently hiring a:

Senior Process Analyst (Materials Engineer)
Permanent Full-time position


The Process Analyst will participate in technical content build projects to support our competitive technical intelligence products as well as campaigns and projects undertaken in support of our intellectual property products and services. The work is largely focused on analysis of devices manufactured with advanced semiconductor process technologies, analyzing and understanding reverse engineering results and providing input into the analysis of patents, reports and benchmarking.

You will provide device research, cooperate with labs to guide reverse engineering analysis, perform technical analysis of RE results, and prepare reports for the clients. In addition, you will review and evaluate patents related to semiconductor technologies as required. As a practiced professional, you bring a good understanding of current advanced CMOS technology and/or advanced memory technology as well as demonstrated knowledge and experience with foundry processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in project scoping calls with the clients and provide technical support during project proposal preparation
  • Work closely with TechInsights' technical subject matter expert to define internal technical requirements for memory channel subscriptions builds
  • Utilize process integration expertise to analyze state of the art semiconductor devices and provide insight into changes in technology
  • Lead process, device and materials analysis related to our technology analysis subscription
  • Work closely with other analysts to evaluate reverse engineering results
  • Write customer-facing reports to explain analysis; act as a technical verifier for reports prepared by other team members
  • Identify new devices and/or processes that merit analysis and assist with the identification of sources for procurement of devices
  • Contribute to technology trend analysis, process/materials analysis, research, and documentation


  • Engineering degree (Physics, Electrical, Chemical, Materials or equivalent). A master or Ph.D. in engineering is an asset
  • 10+ years’ industry experience in semiconductor foundry in at least one of the following areas:
    • Process integration used to fabricate CMOS, DRAM, 2D/3D NAND, NOR flash memory
    • Fundamental manufacturing processes for advanced CMOS, DRAM, 2D/3D NAND, NOR flash memory
    • Fundamental manufacturing processes for emerging memory (ReRAM, ST-MRAM, PCRAM, FeRAM)
    • Semiconductor unit process and related equipment including Photolithography, Plasma Etching, Diffusion/CVD/Metal, IIP, CMP and wet cleaning
    • In addition to one or more of the above, assets include: manufacturing processes for CIS, MEMS, III-V, BCDMOS, LCD, LED

  • Strong analytical skills combined with ability to handle multiple sources of information
  • Excellent oral and written English communication and presentation skills

Salary Range: CAD $105,000 - $130,000 annual base salary, merit review annually
Benefits: Comprehensive group benefits plan, including health, dental, vision and disability benefits.
Other Benefits: Relocation assistance provided as required

Why TechInsights?

TechInsights has repeatedly been recognized by its employees as a top place to work in the National Capital Region over the last few years. This recognition is noteworthy because it is based on the input of employees who participate in anonymous surveys.

Competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and career opportunities are some of the components that draw talent to our company. More importantly, our strong sense of camaraderie, mutual respect and shared goals that define our culture, keep talent with our company.

TechInsights is committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

TechInsights Inc.
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