We are looking for a

New Technologies Technical Leader


Role Description

Nova is looking for a New Technologies Leader in its Corporate CTO group with a broad acquaintance of multiple technologies and the semiconductor process control and fabrication world, with business insight and the ability to lead disruptive new directions.

Nova’s CTO group was established to create an influx of new technologies into our portfolio. This capability expansion is critical for addressing the growing diversity of challenges and needs arising from the fast-developing semiconductor industry.

  • 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 into the nanometric and atomic levels 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.


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What will you do?

The New Technologies Leader will use his understanding of the challenges and trends of the semiconductor ecosystem to conduct and lead concept and feasibility research (internally and with external partners) on emerging needs, identify new technologies, and help drive them in the organization. 

This position requires high-end technical capabilities, a deep understanding of multiple physical disciplines, and the ability to learn and analyze quickly new technologies, acquaintance with semiconductor technology, fab environment, and the involved process control, as well as strategic thinking to drive Nova’s disruptive technology growth. 


  • Ph.D. (or M.Sc.) in Physics (or close engineering discipline).
  • Over 5 years experience as a hands-on Lead/Tech lead physicist in leading technology companies, preferably in the early stages of the development cycle.
  • Experience in the semiconductor industry and understanding the fab environment is an advantage.
  • A business/marketing background is an advantage.
  • Ability to identify, comprehend and analyze various technological paths based on diverse physical principles.
  • Disruptive Innovation thinking
  • Passion for exploring and learning new directions and ability to constantly “disrupt” the organization.
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Strategic thinking and ability to combine deep technological understanding with business and marketing implications
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