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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.

IR Software Development Engineer

Date: Apr 16, 2021

Location: Dublin, IE, 17

Req ID: 156130

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Job Responsibilities

Job Description  

We are seeking a hands-on software development engineer to plan, design, develop and test process control solutions on capital equipment for the semiconductor industry.  

  • Responsible for performing professional software engineering design, development, modification and evaluation in support of the company's complex semiconductor capital equipment and software control systems.  

  • Provides technical and professional leadership and support to enable process engineering projects emphasizing control algorithm development applied to machine data for new product development and equipment intelligence 

  • Working in cross functional teams, to implement new customer requirements and features, demonstrating solutions by providing documentation, flowcharts, and clear code. 

Other Job Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum requirements: 

  • BS or Master’s in Computer Science/Electronics/Physics/Maths. PhD is a distinct advantage.  

  • 2-5 years software programming experience object-oriented implementation and design, with Python on both Linux and Windows. C/C++ experience is a plus. New graduates will be considered if they can demonstrate relevant experience in personal/academic projects (e.g. raspberry PI, computer vision) 

  • Experience with Image Processing and Analysis using OpenCV library 

  • Strong background in algorithm development, mathematics and data analysis required, with experience in the area of digital signal processing advantageous. 

  • Strong software engineering skills: modular design, data structures and algorithms.  Experience with Source Control (Git is essential) and Development life cycles.  

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a cross functional team, with analytical approach to root cause analysis, and strong verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Candidates must hold a valid work permit to work in Ireland and be able to travel internationally. 

Preferred Qualifications

Desirable but not essential 

  • Semiconductor technology and processing education and/or experience. 

  • Experience working with low latency and high data throughput applications. 

  • Experience with optics, illumination and camera interfaces. 

  • Knowledge of embedded software development and design, with experience in distributed embedded controls system, together with understanding of Networking/TCPIP protocols applied to industrial automation. 

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.

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