Principal Failure Analysis Engineer

Full-time | Manufacturing/Production |  Batu Kawan, Penang

Main Responsibilities:

  • Representing in report sharing, ability to lead the group in solving the drive, package and device level analysis for new product qualification, assembly test failure from production and customer return.
  • Define FA flow for each FA case. Generate technical FA report to assist on root-cause finding.
  • SME on TEM equipment. Initiate key technical project and aware of technical advance within area of specialization.


  • Bachelor Degree and/or Master in Electrical/ Electronic/Material Science/Chemistry with minimum 8 years in failure analysis
  • Familiar with memory product technology and structure
  • Familiar with semiconductor and SMT assembly process and technology
  • Familiar with wafer fab process.
  • Understand memory product test process and methodology
  • Skillful in performing Failure Analysis in SMT, package and device analysis failure.
  • Strong technical knowledge on 3D X-ray, TDR, FIB, TEM, SEM/EDX, OBIRCH, EMMI, Thermal imaging, curve tracer analysis and CSAM.
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good teamwork spirit
  • Fluent in English speaking, reading and technical FA report writing

Questions for the candidates:

Question 1

Describe the work environment in which you will most effectively be able to contribute.

Question 2

Give examples of ideas or strategies you had implemented.

Question 3

What three character traits would your friends use to describe you? Explain why.

Company Profile:

SanDisk Storage Malaysia Sdn Bhd

(Registration No. 955766-P)
SanDisk Storage Malaysia Sdn Bhd, has been expanding the possibilities of data storage for more than 25 years—giving businesses and consumers the peace of mind that comes from knowing their data is readily available and reliable, even in the most challenging environments. Our products are used in the world’s leading-edge data centers, embedded in game-changing smartphones, tablets, and laptops, and entrusted by consumers around the world. As a vertically-integrated storage solution company, we are able to quickly deliver innovative, high-quality solutions with less time from research to realization. From mobile devices to hyperscale data centers, SanDisk storage solutions make the incredible possible.