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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. Director, Software Development - Lab Operations

Date: Apr 11, 2019

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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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.

Sr. Dir, Software Development, Lab Operations


Directs the activities of software applications development for research and development activities (‘the lab’) leveraging Hadoop technology as defined by Software and Controls.  Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel responsible for building a suite of applications that will bring efficiencies to our lab by means of data collection, curation/association and analytics.  The deployment of new systems/architecture must ultimately enable a long-term stable/scalable support of wafer processing development activities.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Takes ownership of assigned tasks with responsibilities. Actively listens, participates, and leads project team activities.
  • Able to make decisions appropriate within grade level and responsibility and escalates decisions in a timely manner that are outside of grade level.
  • Turns requirements/specifications/problem statements into working applications/software capable of solving complex problems.
  • Must have the ability to work well with others in a highly matrixed environment.
  • Self-motivated & takes initiative: able to get integrated quickly with the company and find areas for improvement & support to add value.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Able to draft change management communications to large audiences, and ability to clearly and concisely communicate to executive level personnel.
  • Takes an active role in professional development to stay current with new advances and technologies. 



  • MS+ Engineering/Chemistry/Physics/Computer science or related field. 10+ years experience recommended, 5+ years in personnel mgmt.
  • History of successful software product development.
  • Knowledge of Big Data and ML/DL applications generally, and proficiency specifically in Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), High Performance Computing (HPC), Python, Java, and Angular.






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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