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Systems Engineer


Role Description

Nova Engineering Team is looking for a System Engineer to work with Design Engineers, Product Managers and Researchers to participate in the ongoing development, integration and characterization of a novel metrology solutions across several product lines. The selected person will be part of a highly skilled and efficient team of System Engineers with significant combined experience in instrumentation for Semiconductor production environment. This position provides an opportunity to have a large impact in a rapidly growing division.

  • Nova provides insights into process control in the world’s most technologically advanced industry. We employ physics, math, algorithms, software and hardware expertise to redefine the limits of possible in semiconductors’ manufacturing.
  • We invite you to join our dreamers and winners! Brilliant high- aimers who see impossible as the starting point to exciting challenges, and work together in multidisciplinary global teams to find answers.
  • We dive deep to extract unique insights and provide our customers and partners with crucial decision-making data. Each and every one of us helps redefine what people can achieve through technology.

Why Nova:

  1. Fortune magazine chose Nova as one of the fastest growing companies in the world in 2019 and 2020.
  2. Great Place to Work-Certified™ 2022.
  3. Opportunity to collaborate with the best in this field, our 1000+ employees love coming to work every day in our 12 offices across the globe and share their passion for technology and innovation.

We simply do things differently. What about you?

You’ll be joining the Material Metrology Division:

  • Materials Metrology Division is a competitive and familial environment. We work as a team, and individually, to drive the success of our business using our winning attitude! 


What will you do as a Systems Engineer?

  • System Engineers play a key role throughout the entire Product Life Cycle from the inception and validation of new ideas to final product release and field testing
  • Propose solutions for customer problems, validate the concepts of the proposed solutions and initiate the development and implementation of these solutions
  • Own the definition of the component or sub-system and works closely with Design Engineers to specify exactly the Design Requirements
  • Participates in the Design and Testing phase of the component (sub-system), ensures that the design complies with the requirements
  • Own the integration of the new component or sub-system into the product and characterizes its behavior at full product performance level
  • Develop procedures for and trains Manufacturing, Service and Applications in all aspects of the new component or sub-system as it relates to the complete system - assembly, calibration, testing and end-user operation

What will make you succeed in the role?

  • Problem solving skills for resolution of system level challenges at every phase of the Product Lifecycle
  • Willingness to participate in field activities for new product release or challenging customer issues
  • Customer management skills that build relationships with internal and external customers


  • 5-10 years of experience in semiconductor or other large capital equipment markets
  • Must be able to balance independent work, accountability and ownership of complex problems with teamwork, collaboration and sense of joint purpose.
  • Drive for high quality work product with focus on the Customer’s problem at hand and understanding of timeline, budget and other practical constraints
  • Educated and experienced in general scientific thinking and approach to problem solving. He / She has consistent, logical and analytical approach to solving problems with good reasoning skills.
  • Listens as if she / he were wrong and argues as if she / he were right
  • Can design and execute high-precision measurements and process the data accordingly

Extra Spice:

  • System integration and characterization skills combining critical thinking and scientific intuition
  • Familiar with the concept and high-level implementation of complex control systems and real-time data processing
  • Conceptual understanding of particle detection and signal amplification (100 kHz range)
  • Have good working knowledge of statistical uncertainties, error sources – instrumental and quantum sources alike - and understands error propagation
  • Working knowledge of high voltage components in the 5kV range. Familiar with basic high-voltage best practices.
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and project management skills
  • Hands on experience working with hardware components, basic electronics modules and diagnostics instrumentation.
  • Working knowledge of clean vacuum systems (1e-7 torr) and vacuum-related design is a plus.


Why Nova:

  • Fortune magazine chose Nova as one of the fastest growing companies in the world in 2019 and 2020.
  • Because our 700+ employees love coming to work every day in our 18 offices across the globe and share their passion for technology and innovation. 

We’re committed to building a diverse organization with a unique sense of belonging.

We strive to expand our multidisciplinary platform with diverse talents and inspire the various segments of society.

Our organization fosters an inclusive, open-minded, and accepting environment.

We respect all individuals and ensure everyone is seen, heard, valued, and respected.

At Nova, we believe in diversity.

We are committed to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

Qualified applicants will be considered for open positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We are committed to creating a workforce that reflects society through inclusive programs and initiatives such as equal pay, employee resource groups, accommodated facilities, and more.

Nova welcomes all dimensions of diversity!

If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at Talents@novami.com

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