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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 of Enterprise Architecture

Date: Mar 24, 2020

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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


  • Drive the creation of the EA function. Promote the business value of this capability, its processes, and the results of the EA program to business and IT leaders. Lead the development and implementation of enterprise architecture models based on business strategy and requirements.
  • Lead the fusion of business and technology architectural domains. Establish standard frameworks, processes, and models that facilitate coherent capability roadmaps. Ensure these plans include business and IT operations as well as practical lifecycle considerations.
  • Partner with business leaders to understand the competitive and financial levers that drive our business. Identify potential threats and opportunities for digital transformation with the intent to guide technology investment decisions.
  • Lead efforts to discover and/or design as-is and to-be business models through business stakeholder collaboration. Apply new and emerging technologies in concert with domain architects and business subject matter experts.
  • Continually scan for major disruptive technology and nontechnology trends that affect business. Provide advice and best practices to overcome these challenges and successfully deliver the expected business outcomes.
Other Job Responsibilities


  • Build strategies that contextualize technology trends based on social, economic, political and other nontechnology trends. Lead the analysis of business and operating models as well as market and industry trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise's business strategy, direction and architecture.
  • Determine the relationship between people, processes, information, technology and things of the enterprise, and their relationships to one another and to the external environment. Work with business peers to develop and present business capability models and roadmaps to facilitate discussion and decision making with stakeholders across the enterprise.
  • Provide perspective on the readiness of the organization to change and innovate. Participate in organizational change management activities as warranted. Work closely with the program management office (PMO) or project management office to ensure the execution of plans corresponds with what is being promised.
Minimum Qualification
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of all components of an enterprise architecture
  • Knowledge of financial models and budgeting
Preferred Qualification
  • Master’s degree in business, computer science, information systems, system analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 10 years of business or IT leadership experience with a direct responsibility for strategy formulation and/or translation, business execution, and program management.
  • Senior management experience in one or more of the following areas: strategic planning, leadership, business relationship management and business process management.
  • Hands on experience constructing and operating an Enterprise Architecture program with associated models and frameworks. Emphasis on lean, practical approaches.
  • Strong understanding of emerging technology and business trends, and the practical application of existing, new and emerging technologies to new and evolving business and operating models
  • Proven track record for project and program delivery. Exposure to structured project methodologies.




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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