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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.

Technical Program Manager 6

Date: Apr 4, 2021

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 154885

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Job Responsibilities

Lam Research is looking for a Senior Technical Program Manager that can help grow out our service business. You will be a part of team that is rapidly growing, and has a high-profile presence within the organization. You will be able to contribute and make a difference in how these services are created, designed and delivered to our valued customers.
The Senior Technical Program Manager responsible for leading teams in the development and productization of advanced diagnostic software products for Lam’s Service Business.  Also responsible for maintaining and updating existing and new Knowledge Management systems software and process architecture into a long-term stable/scalable set of systems to support more than 10,000 engineers located around the world. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong understanding of business needs and be able to seamlessly translate them into requirements and user stories. Direct work in project management and working with developers will be required.


Proven ability in leading, running, overseeing and directing large/complex programs and projects for internal and external end-users from discovery through maintenance and support:


  • Creating strategies for contingency planning and risk mitigation
  • Planning, documenting, and scheduling project goals, milestones, deliverables and plans.
  • Coordinating the requirements definition process in conjunction with Product Management for planning, resource allocation and schedule alignment
  • Identifying & solving project issues effectively, managing conflicts with local and globally distributed groups, escalating issues when required

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Self-motivated & takes initiative: able to get integrated quickly with the company and find areas for improvement & support to add value.
  • Actively listens, participates, and leads project team activities.
  • Takes ownership of assigned tasks with responsibilities of instituting and participating in corrective actions to ensure closure / resolution. Able to make decisions appropriate within grade level and responsibility and escalates decisions in a timely manner that are outside of grade level.
  • Experience and proven capability in Agile Frameworks and methodologies such as SAFeAbility to traverse the project, program, and portfolio tiers as well as make constant assessment of feature pipeline, work done and work quality to support decision making on release delivery schedule
  • Leads concept and feasibility for new methods, processes, software, or specifications leading to the resolution of complex problems.
  • Responsible for detailed analysis, diagnosis and problem solving.
  • Collects data, analyze results, generate reports, provide recommendations, and present findings to management teams.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills required. Able to draft communications to large audiences, and ability to clearly and concisely communicate to executive level personnel using the proper tools (presentations, white boards, mockups, handouts, etc) as needed.
  • Takes an active role in professional development to keep up on existing technologies and learn new technologies.
  • Up to 10% travel required to understand field user's needs and requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Engineering/Computer science or related field.
  • 5 – 7 years plus years of technical leadership and business process management
  • 5 – 7 years plus years of business application knowledge with an emphasis on software product development, operational efficiency, and release management
  • Proven ability to make decisions resulting in the successful implementation of technical process or operational changes
  • In-depth knowledge of business process development / controls and mapping work-item execution status to organizational objectives


Required tool experience:

  • Jira/Confluence
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • SharePoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with of NET, SAP, database structures, and UX  
  • Experience with Big Data Solutions including experience in HBase, Spark, Kafka and other tools in Hadoop ecosystem.
  • Experience with enterprise java applications and development frameworks

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.

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