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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.

Path Forward - Development Manager

Date:  Jun 23, 2022

Fremont, CA, US

Req ID:  172281


The Path Forward Return to Work program at Lam Research is a 16-week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce. The program is open to individuals who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caregiving of any kind. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply.  

At Lam Research, we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, gain new experience, and make connections with others transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving to transition back to the paid workforce. 


About the team:

Lam Research’s Customer Support Business Group (CSBG) focuses significant attention on delivering solutions that meets our customers’ technical requirements as well as productivity needs during the equipment lifecycle.  The Service Engineering group works with internal and external customers to increase productivity via software solutions.  We are technical owners for a portfolio of products that enhance productivity.  You will be working with software developers, tools owners, and field personal to create and/or maintain a solution for Lam and it’s customers.  We are aligned with Lam Core Values of Achievement, Agility, Honesty & integrity, Inclusion & diversity, Innovation & continuous improvement, Mutual trust & respect, Open communication, Ownership & accountability, and Teamwork.

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Development Manager to shepherd a development product to production.  You will be guiding less experienced engineers in their day to day technical operations and working with upper level stakeholders to provide transparency, accountability, and results. Candidates will work with global teams across time zones.


What you bring to the role:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and apply creative thinking to deliver technical solutions
  • Demonstrated business negotiation skills, influence, conflict resolution, and resolving technical stalemates


The technical skills are broad and will require agile thinking as software constraints in the semiconductor space are challenging. Other skills include:

  • Bachelor or master degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, or related fields and/or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in delivering Software or Application Engineering
  • Experience building solutions in one of the following: Angular, Node.js, SQL, Python, Hadoop, Smalltalk
  • Demonstrated experience with Software Development Lifecycle (plan, design, develop, test, release, maintain and support, decommission)
  • Demonstrated ability to present solutions to CFT (Cross Functional Teams) for buying
  • Other software solution stacks
    • Jira/Confluence
    • Git and/or other source control methodologies
    • Scaled Agile development methodologies

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.


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

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