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At Lam Research, we create equipment that drives technological advancements in the semiconductor industry. Our innovative solutions enable chipmakers to power progress in nearly all aspects of modern life, and it takes each member of our team to make it possible.

Across our organization, our employees come to work and change the world. We take on the toughest challenges with precision and accuracy. We push for the next big semiconductor breakthrough. We lead the way in one of the most critical and fast-moving industries on the planet. And we do it together, with deep connections and limitless collaboration.

The impact we have on the world is made possible by focusing on our people. So we recognize and celebrate our teams’ achievements. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone’s contribution and voice has value. We evaluate and evolve our offerings, so our people receive the support and empowerment to do meaningful things for their lives, careers, and communities.

Because at Lam, we believe that when people are the priority and they’re inspired to unleash the power of innovation for a better world together, anything is possible.

Electrical Engineer 3

Date:  Jun 6, 2024

Fremont, CA

Req ID:  180174
Worker Category: 

The Impact You’ll Make

Join Lam as an Electrical Engineer and you'll be at the forefront, designing and developing electronic solutions for advanced application. Your role involves designing, analyzing equipment, conducting experimental test, evaluating results to create reliable cutting-edge solutions.


What You’ll Do

  • Design and develop complex electrical systems, sub-systems, and solutions, applying engineering methods to design.
  • Contributes to research and development efforts by collecting and analyzing data use it to inform and improve electrical system designs.
  • Exhibit sound judgment in developing functional specifications for electrical/ electro-mechanical systems and power distribution components.
  • Collaborate with engineering design teams to design and modify custom and OEM system components, fostering a cross-functional approach to innovation.
  • Hands-on test and validation utilizing lab equipment to characterization of the performance of the electrical/ electro-mechanical systems.
  • Prepare high-quality reports and technical presentations to clearly communicate design intent, analysis, and results to a diverse audience in design reviews.


Who We’re Looking For

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field with 5+ years of related experience; or Master’s degree with 3+ years’ experience; or equivalent work experience.
  • Hands-on experience in electronic circuit design (analog, digital), development and associated electrical board design, troubleshooting and validation.
  • Understanding of AC/DC Power distribution systems.
  • System level understanding of Electrical architecture, system integration, and applications.
  • Working knowledge in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) and low voltage circuit design for power and control applications.
  • Expertise in application of power and controls technologies for systems automation.
  • Knowledgeable in CAD tools for circuit design and simulation (e.g., PCAD, ORCAD, ZUKEN, AutoCAD, Spice, ADS, HFSS).
  • This is a graduate eligible role.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to define functional requirements and execute in a dynamic team environment.
  • Familiar with design for serviceability, manufacturability, reliability.
  • Proficient at troubleshooting systems with tools like network sniffers, protocol analyzers, and tool logs.
  • Experience in troubleshooting with problem-solving techniques such as 5-why, 8D, fishbones, etc.
  • Experience in semiconductor industry or related (industrial, automotive, military)




Our Commitment


We believe it is important for every person to feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their full potential. By bringing unique individuals and viewpoints together, we achieve extraordinary results.


Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.


Our Perks and Benefits


At Lam, our people make amazing things possible. That’s why we invest in you throughout the phases of your life with a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits. Including:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Supportive resources for growing families including parental leave
  • Student loan assistance and education assistance


CA San Francisco Bay Area Salary Range for this position: $95,000.00 -  $176,000.00

The above salary range for this position is relevant to applicants that reside or work onsite in the California, San Francisco Bay Area only. Salary offers will depend on factors that include the location you work from, your level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience and comparison to other employees already in this role. Actual salary may vary from salary offered due to numerous factors including but not limited to unpaid time off, unpaid leave, company mandated shutdown, and other relevant factors.


Our Perks and Benefits: At Lam, our people make amazing things possible. That’s why we invest in you throughout the phases of your life with a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits. Discover more at Lam Benefits

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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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