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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.

College Graduate - RF Engineer 3

Date:  Jan 15, 2023

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  155171

Job Responsibilities

Lam Research is seeking a highly motivated and extremely inventive hands-on RF/Plasma engineer at the College Graduate level.


The ideal candidate is expected to be knowledgeable in some or all of the following areas: 

  • RF generator design
  • Transmission line theory.
  • Impedance matching.
  • RF filter design.
  • Metering and RF power measurement circuit design.
  • RF sub-system / box level design including interface specifications and margin analysis.
  • Cable harness design, documentation, and fabrication.
  • Practical RF engineering design practices such as shielding, power supplies, RF measurements, calibration techniques and signal analysis.
  • Experience with RF measurement equipment such as network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, RF power meters, oscilloscopes, etc…


Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering or similar with experience in high power RF design.
  • Application to plasma reactor design and understanding of plasma interactions and issues
  • Ability to propose innovative solutions, drive to completion, analyze results and present to Executive management
  • Excellent analysis and trouble-shooting skills.
  • Knowledge of the Semiconductor industry, plasma, and capital equipment experience a plus.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.
  • Exhibit strong organizational skills, creativity, organizational acumen, and leadership skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience designing, building and trouble-shooting RF and Plasma systems.
  • Familiarity with Plasma Physics and Plasma modeling techniques
  • Knowledge of plasma diagnostic techniques
  • Experience with industrial electronics, control systems, and I/O.
  • High voltage power supply design.
  • Experience working with vendors to implement your designs in a timely and cost-effective fashion.
  • Exhibit strong organizational skills, creativity, organizational acumen, and leadership skills. 

Salary and Benefits

CA San Francisco Bay Area -  Salary Range for this position: Min $89,000 to Max. $194,000.


The above salary range for this position is relevant to applicants that reside or work onsite in the California, San Francisco Bay Area only. Salary offers will depend on factors that include the location you work from, your level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience and comparison to other employees already in this role. Actual salary may vary from salary offered due to numerous factors including but not limited to unpaid time off, unpaid leave, company mandated shutdown, and other relevant factors.

In addition, the successful candidate for this position will become eligible for a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits.  Click here to learn more about the benefits Lam offers for this position

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.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.

We Look Forward to Your Application



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