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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.

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IT Applications Architect

Date: Sep 18, 2019

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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.
 

IT Application Architect

 Lam Research is looking for an experienced IT Application Architect to be part of a dynamic team supporting Enterprise Applications. The application architect will be responsible for providing the necessary leadership, analysis and design tasks related to the development of an enterprise's solutions. This individual will create deliverables that help develop a direction for managing the organization's portfolio of "to be" and "as is" solutions — including systems (a combination of applications, processes, and information) and shared application services and components to better match business outcomes and objectives. This position’s primary responsibility is to define the applications portfolio architecture; define integration strategies amongst the major enterprise applications; develop and ensure standards; and provide consulting to business units on to develop solutions to meet business needs both tactical and strategic.  The right candidate will a broad knowledge of enterprise platforms, languages, and technologies.  The application architect will be responsible for working across multiple groups, towers, and geographies to successfully deliver business value.

Job Responsibilities

  • Understand business drivers and business capabilities (future and current state), and determine corresponding enterprise system designs and change requirements to drive the organization's targeted business outcomes.
  • Design and lead the implementation of a solutions across a group of specific business applications or technologies based on enterprise business strategy, business capabilities and business requirements.
  • Manage and develop the architecture for a broader scope of applications projects, working closely with application teams that manage and design architecture for a single project or initiative.
  • Provide consulting support to application teams within projects to ensure the project is aligned with the overall enterprise and application architecture.
  • Monitor the current-state solution portfolio to identify deficiencies through aging of the technologies used by the application, or misalignment with business requirements.
  • Understand technology trends and the practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies to enable new and evolving business and operating models.
  • Understand, advocate and augment the principles of information technology strategies.
  • Analyze the business-IT environment (run, grow and transform the business) to detect critical deficiencies, and recommend solutions for improvement (systems of record, differentiation and innovation).
  • Analyze the technology industry, competitors and market trends, and determine their potential impact on the enterprise.
  • Define the principles, guidelines, standards and solution patterns to ensure solution decisions are aligned with the enterprise's future-state architecture vision.
  • Design and direct the governance activities associated with ensuring solutions architecture assurance and compliance.
  • Develop a roadmap for the evolution of the enterprise application portfolio from future to current state (as defined by the solutions architecture).
  • Facilitate the evaluation and selection of software product standards and services, as well as the design of standard and custom software configurations.
  • Consult with application and infrastructure development projects to fit systems or infrastructure to architecture, and identify when it is necessary to modify projects to accommodate the solutions architecture.
  • Identify the organizational impact (for example, on skills, processes, structures or culture) and financial impact of the solutions architecture.
  • Document all solution architecture design and analysis work.
  • Work closely with the program management office (PMO) or project management office to ensure the execution of plans corresponds with what is being promised.

Credentials and Experience

The ideal candidate has a wide variety of experience across multiple technologies and platforms

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, system analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of five years of experience in at least two IT solution development disciplines, including technical architecture, application development, middleware, database management or operations
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments
  • Good understanding of strategic and new and emerging technology trends, and the practical application of existing, new and emerging technologies to new and evolving business and operating models
  • Understanding of agile methods and processes, and capability of supporting agile project teams by providing advice and guidance on opportunities, impact and risks, taking account of technical and architectural debt

Technology Knowledge & Experience

Lam has an SAP and Microsoft dominate application portfolio, with strong growth in SaaS based cloud applications. This person should be familiar with multiple platforms and technologies such as;

  • SAP ERP systems
  • .Net Technologies
  • Java & Java Platforms
  • Dassault PLM systems
  • Salesforce CRM systems
  • Mobile Technologies such as Xamarin, Kony
  • SOA & Integration frameworks and technologies such as MuleSoft
  • Cloud & SaaS architectures
  • IoT Technologies

Other Qualifications

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of all components of an enterprise technical architecture
  • Knowledge of financial models and budgeting
  • Excellent understanding of application development methodologies and infrastructure
  • Ability to work with developers in an in-and-out outsourced environment

 

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

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