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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.

Sr. Analyst, Export Controls

Date: Aug 28, 2019

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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.



  • Reporting to the Senior Manager of Foreign Trade Policy, facilitate trade while ensuring compliance with global Trade regulations. 
    Responsible for assisting with worldwide oversight of Trade areas:
  • Compliance with US and international regulations 
  • Trade controls and export authorizations
  • Global partner screening program
  • Strategic support for global initiatives touching export controls
    Primary Responsibilities:
  1. Responsible for daily screening, documentation and proper communication of findings
  2. Responsible for export license determinations, applications, documentation, and communications
  3. Continuous improvement for Lam’s Trade compliance program
  4. Maintain/updateTrade control policies for the company while seeking cross-functional alignment
  5. Support corporate-wide mandate with U.S export and trade sanctions regulations, domestically and globally.
  6. Support for management of Internal Compliance programs (ICP, TCP, etc.)
  7. Advocacy for internal cross-functional Trade compliance assessment programs
  8. Represent Lam with US Government (BIS, Census) as needed
  9. Cross-functional alignment on resource support of projects involving export activities
  10. Promote policy and procedural cross-functional alignment
  11. Support operational alignment with Licensing strategy – US and international export & re-export, and deemed export
  12. Help maintain technology control guidelines
  13. Help maintain AES filing compliance guidelines
  14. Maintain/update screening guidelines
    • OFAC
    • FCPA
    • Sanctioned Parties

Experience / Education / Business / Technical Knowledge Required



  • 5+ years of relevant global export compliance experience



  • Minimum BA/BS  - Trade related advanced certifications preferred


Business / Technical Knowledge

  • US Export Regulations (EAR and ITAR)
  • OFAC Regulation
  • Strong experience with Export Licensing and Party Screening
  • Experience with international Trade regulations in APAC and EU jurisdictions
  • SEMI industry product knowledge
  • Ability to communicate effectively  - written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member and interact / collaborate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Project management, planning and organizational skills
  • Experience delivering training to all levels of the organization preferred (US and international)
  • Experience interacting, verbal and written, with US government agencies and Trade organizations
  • Logistics experience preferred
  • International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) and FCPA regulations experience desired


Ability to travel domestically and internationally (5% of time), for trade related matters





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 age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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