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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.

Staff Software Application Engineer - Product Manager

Date:  Feb 24, 2024

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  179754

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop product roadmaps and requirements that inform product owner and engineering teams on objectives, scenario prioritization and customer requirements.
  • Define longer-term product direction that translates business strategy to product strategy. 
  • Provide insights to customers and stakeholders on the product and partner with them to better understand their problems and work together to deliver needed solutions.
  • Partner with other product managers to create cohesive strategies and roadmaps across division.
  • Define and analyze metrics that inform success of enterprise products and infrastructure.
  • Contributes to product development and release activities.
  • Responsible for driving adoption of internal SW products across etch and deposition product group.
  • Work with application team and process engineers in the planning, data collection, modeling, data analysis, and reporting of results to process teams and other stakeholders.
  • Works with process engineers and senior engineers cross functionally to understand roadmaps, process flow, inflection points, requirements, and business issues/ challenges.
  • Works with product managers to implement multi-product integration.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead projects with manageable risks and resource requirements.
  • Works with cross-functional teams to get information and results needed.
  • Become single point of contact or owner of leading projects and other responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Physics with 7+ years of relevant work;
  • M.S. with 10+ years of relevant work experience; or
  • B.S. with 14+ years of relevant work experience
  • Expertise in Python Programming 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of cross-sectional SEM and TEM image analysis through various machine learning algorithms.
  • In-depth understanding of process development for deposition and etch products and working knowledge of process modeling.
  • Familiarity with software product development methodologies.

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.

 Salary and Benefits

CA San Francisco Bay Area Salary Range for this position: $134,000.00 -  $289,000.00

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

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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