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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-Electrical Engineer

Date:  Jun 22, 2022

Fremont, CA, US

Req ID:  172261


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. 

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 engineers, 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.

Lam Research is seeking an Electrical Engineer to develop/improve plasma reactors for Deposition and Etching. The candidate will be responsible for conducting fundamental research, designing and transferring scientific principles to industrial products.  This position can be based at either campus of Lam Research in Tualatin, Oregon OR Fremont, California. 


  • Responsible for EE projects such as designing power distribution panels, control systems etc. for the development of semiconductor equipment tools such as designing power distribution panels, control systems etc.
  • Responsible for gathering/accumulating requirements for the sub-systems, creating functional specifications, preparing conceptual deigns, layout etc.
  • Organizing and coordinating activities with safety and reliability engineering to ensure that design meets requirement and semiconductor equipment industry norms.
  • Work with Vendors to design, manufacture, test and making sure designed product meets all required specifications
  • Organizing the design reviews, releasing the designs for production, overseeing its manufacturing, helping manufacturing building and/or testing of these designs.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analysis and trouble-shooting skills
  • Strong organizational skills, creativity, organizational acumen, and leadership skills. 
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.


Required qualifications:

  • Minimum Education: BSEE or MSEE
  • Hands-on experience in electronic circuit design (analog, digital), development and associated electrical board design, troubleshooting and validation
  • Solid understanding of AC/DC Power distribution systems
  • Understanding of and experience in signals and controls
  • Cable harness design, documentation, and fabrication.
  • Proficient with few EE CAD SW such as PSPICE, LTSPICE, AutoCAD, MATLAB, Zuken etc.


  • Experience of power distribution and/or control system design of complex systems
  • Experience with industrial electronics, control systems, and I/O
  • High voltage power supply design
  • Ability to work with vendors to implement your designs in a timely and cost-effective fashion
  • Practical RF engineering design practices such as shielding, power supplies, RF measurements, calibration techniques and signal analysis
  • Experience with RF products and systems
  • Knowledge of the Semiconductor industry, plasma, and capital equipment experience


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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

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