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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.

RF Engineer 6

Date:  Aug 5, 2022

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  174912

Job Responsibilities

Lam Research is seeking experienced, highly motivated, and extremely inventive, staff level hands-on RF engineer. This position involves working in the Office of the CTO on advanced concepts for RF power delivery and plasma generation for eventual application to Etch and Deposition products.


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
  • 8+ years of experience in relevant fields.
  • 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.
  • 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. 

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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