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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.

Software Engineer - Big Data - Hadoop

Date: Nov 21, 2020

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 147523

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About Lam….


Together we move the Atoms that move the World:

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 a 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.

Job Responsibilities


  • Role is Software engineer working within Software & Controls group serving in multiple areas such as SW applications development, SW/HW server support, and qualification of Lam’s new big data and analytical machine learning platform.  In addition, this role will also support SW front-end web-based applications development, field deployment, and troubleshooting. 
  • Primary responsibility of this role will be support of both software & hardware readiness of Lam’s new data management platform and associated SW apps for field deployment at major semiconductor customers.  Ensures the install, setup and qualification of the new SW/HW functions properly.  Knowledge on server hardware configuration and windows and linux OS.      
  • Software coding and troubleshooting for Big Data architecture such as Hadoop and its technology elements including HDFS, Spark, HBase, Ambari, YARN, and others are essential.  This individual will also be familiar with ML algorithms and techniques being utilized in the Hadoop ecosystem including knowledge of open source practices.  





Designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for enhancements and new products. Develops software and tools in support of design, infrastructure and technology platforms, including operating systems, compilers, routers, networks, utilities, databases, cloud-based and Internet-related tools. Determines hardware compatibility and/or influences hardware design.

Other Job Responsibilities


  • Other duties include SQA and continuous integrated SW test & development practices and methods.  Use of standard software development program management processes like agile.    
  • Secondary function would be development and support of the Lam system tool operating software. 
  • Strong project management, working in teams, effective communication, and clear documentation skills are needed for this role.  Knowledge in applying structured problem solving, project management, and excellent presentation skills both verbal and written communication are essential in this role.  
Minimum Qualification


Minimum Education: 

MS in Computer Science or related field such as Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.  Advanced degree desirable, but level of work experience also considered.  Knowledge and experience in multiple software languages developing and support applications – Java, C++, Python, R Smalltalk

Preferred Qualification


Typically requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience working in software development and support position in high technology company.  Travel up to 25% may be expected. 

Work history demonstrating good project management, organizational and communication skills working in and leading teams.  Previous roles demonstrating R&D, new product development and customer facing assignments showing good understanding of both factory & customer needs / issues. 

More About Us ….


Our work is everywhere you look – even if you can’t actually see it. Lam Research goes deeper than software or chips to the heart of the process that enables chip creation. So if you want to help power the components that empower everything, join us.


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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