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As a leading global supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, Lam Research develops innovative solutions that help our customers build smaller, faster, and more power-efficient devices.

We are a company comprised of people who work hard, deliver outstanding results and maintain a sense of humor during even the most challenging times. Our success results from our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can play a vital role in the future of electronics and write your own success story.

Senior Software Engineer

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Bristol, GB, BS32 4SH

Req ID: 156362

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Job Responsibilities


This is an opportunity to join and take a prime role in a small software team developing control software for semiconductor metrology equipment.  Metryx is a UK based company owned by Lam Research, one of the market leaders within the semiconductor equipment sector and is actively developing products to meet market demand.


The role encompasses taking a leading role developing a next generation product in a Smalltalk environment using the ControlWORKs framework and helping train the UK team.


Applicants should be able to work within a small development team, working flexibly and communicating clearly on existing and new development projects as they arise. They will be working on projects across a diverse geographic range and be required to work with teams based in the US, Europe and Asia.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Bachelors/Masters Degree in Computer Science or appropriate Engineering/Scientific degree (or similar)
  • Good knowledge of the smalltalk programming language and ControlWORKs framework
  • Good knowledge of 2300 S/W lifecycle within Lam/general S/W lifecycle
  • Experience in high reliability applications



In addition, the ability to demonstrate any of the following skills would be desirable:

  • Ability to thrive in a highly demanding environment
  • Knowledge of metrology systems and how Lam’s customers use them in production 
  • Good communication skills to be able to work within a multi-disciplined environment 
  • A high degree of self-motivation in order to complete allocated projects/tasks within the designated timeframe.

Our Commitment


Our work is everywhere you look – even if you can’t actually see it. Lam Research goes deeper than software or chips to the heart of the process that enables chip creation. So if you want to help power the components that empower everything, join us. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

We Look Forward to Your Application


In addition to competitive salary and extensive training, Lam Research offers employees a myriad of benefits (e.g. car scheme, private health care including family members, live insurance and income protection).




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