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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.

This success is the result of our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can write your own success story. Come help us solve our customers' toughest problems and be part of a company that plays a vital role in the future of electronics.

Lam Research - a company where successful people want to work.

Simulation and Process Engineer

Date: Jul 31, 2018

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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Together we move the Atoms that move the World

“… We're on the cusp of one of the most exciting periods in the technology industry, and the semiconductor roadmap, the silicon device, and the industry of capital equipment. Lam Research, specifically, is right at the center of making that possible.” -Martin Anstice, CEO Lam Research
Imagine working on the front lines of innovation! As one of the semiconductor industry’s leading suppliers of wafer fabrication equipment and services, our technology depends on finding and hiring the best and the brightest employees. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.  

Lam Research - where successful people want to work:

We are company comprised of people who work hard, deliver outstanding results and maintain a sense of humor during even the most challenging times. This is truly a rare opportunity.  Lam Research is a market leader where our core values are not just words on the back of your badge. Given the criticality of this role to Lam Research’s success, this philosophy starts with you.  


Position Overview:

Do you have a strong understanding of plasma etch fundamentals?  Do you enjoy solving advanced process development challenges with modeling and analytics?   Are you a self-starter looking to make a difference to the bottom line?  If this describes you, then you may be a good fit for this position.


We are seeking a MS/PhD-level engineer who has experience in semiconductor process development and integration with specific knowledge of etch. You will work with process and simulation engineers internally to develop models for process development in advanced CMOS, DRAM and 3D NAND Flash technologies using the Coventor SEMulator3D software.  Experience as an etch process development engineer is desirable.


This is a hands-on engineering position, requiring proficiency in etch fundamentals, as well as, strong communication and presentation skills. Title, level of responsibility, and salary are commensurate with education and experience.



Education: Master's degree required, PhD degree preferred, in related fields of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or a related field


Experience: Semiconductor Technology and Processing education with fundamental understanding of etch processes.  Advanced Logic or Memory experience preferred.  5 years or more of relevant employment experience in the semiconductor industry is required. Process development and optimization experience in etch is required. Experience in simulation and modeling  is desirable.


Skills: etch process development,  fundamentals of etch,  etch model development, advanced semiconductor process flows, self-starter, good communication and collaboration.





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