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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.

This success is the result of our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can write your own success story. Come help us solve our customers' toughest problems and be part of a company that plays a vital role in the future of electronics.

Lam Research - a company where successful people want to work.

FPGA/Logic Engineer

Date: Feb 15, 2020

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About Lam….


Together we move the Atoms that move the World:

Imagine working on the front lines of innovation! As one of the semiconductor industry's leading suppliers of wafer fabrication equipment and services, our technology depends on finding and hiring the best and the brightest employees. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.


Lam Research - where successful people want to work:

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. This is truly a rare opportunity. Lam Research is a market leader where our core values are not just words on the back of your badge. Given the criticality of this role to Lam Research's success, this philosophy starts with you.

Job Responsibilities


Implement designs in FPGA solutions for embedded controllers used in semiconductor plasma etchers.

Responsibilities include collaborating with process, systems, software, electrical, firmware, and mechanical engineers to architect and design the applicable embedded solutions.

Must own and drive requirements, design, and implementation of the solution including hardware design, FPGA, FW and appropriate algorithms.

Influence the design decisions to partition the architecture across HW/SWFW and FPGA

Design and develop interface, operation, and control of peripheral devices such as:  RTD’s, thermocouples, electric actuators, stepper motors, heaters, pressure sensors, pressure controllers, flow controllers.

Model signal processing path and algorithms in Matlab and port them to RTL being executed on the FPGA in the actual HW solutions


Other Job Responsibilities
Minimum Qualification

Typical 12+ years of experience in embedded system architecture and design with multiple analog and digital I/O capabilities, FPGA, DSP & microcontroller-based products.

BS or MS Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. 

Proficient in FPGA design and development methodologies using VHDL or SystemVerilog.

Must be able to effectively write and document FPGA design and development.

Must have worked with Xiling Vivado block diagram tool and built designs using AXI busses.

In depth understanding of the FPGA design cycle including verification process using UVM and FPGA release

Must be skilled in experimental modelling using Matlab and Simulink, prototyping test and measurement using lab equipment, scripting using Python.

Should be able to handle multiple tasks including FPGA design cycle.

Must have experience working on Xilinx Zynq based systems and interfacing with an application running on an RTOS at the application layer

Knowledge of digital signal processing: FFT, FIR, IIR. Must be well versed in communications protocols (SPI, I2C, EtherCAT, Ethernet, RS232), analog circuit design and analysis, schematic design.

Should have owned designs and embedded solutions used in industrial applications, architected the SDLC processes used in development, and setup test automation infrastructure to enable release management.

Should have experience and/or working knowledge of source code management tools like Git and Atlassian tool suite.


Preferred Qualification
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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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