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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.

VP, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

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 Summary

The VP, CISO is the executive accountable for the security of Lam’s information systems.  Defines and implements strategy and programs to safeguard Lam’s information systems infrastructure, business systems and data from external attack and internal leakage, preventing unauthorized sharing of Customer and Lam IP, and personal data.  Prioritizes and executes on investments that mitigate overall cybersecurity risks, strengthen defenses and reduce security exposures.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Owns the identification of needs, implementation, and expert utilization of information security tools.  Monitors and analyzes emerging technology risks. Adapts approach to appropriately balance enterprise risk profile
  • Reviews and authorizes systems and data use policies, information security architectures across the enterprise, inclusive of customer and Lam IP protection protocols
  • Leads Security Operations functions that include incident response & management, escalation of security events, vulnerability scanning, security defect management, Red Team exercises, etc.  Works with line management on disciplinary actions in response to security incidents.
  • Conducts formal enterprise risk assessment as input to board level decision making
  • Defines physical security and business continuity requirements in support of the cyber security program
  • Coordinates with Legal and Human Resources functions to ensure regulatory compliance of our information systems and data protection, globally
  • Drives security awareness training programs for the organization, ensuring that all employees, contractors and approved system users are trained on information security and their contribution to risk mitigation
  • Regularly interacts with executive leadership through reports on security issues, threats and mitigation plans across the entire business.
  • Maintains relationships with key external stakeholders to stay current with emerging requirements and industry trends
  • Recruits, develops, and retains a highly qualified team of Information Security professionals in support of our global footprint
Minimum Qualification
  • Solid understanding of cyber threat profiles and mitigation solutions in the areas of R&D / Labs, Manufacturing and Supply Chain, Customer Data
  • Proven enterprise level leadership in a globally matrixed organization
  • Effective people management development for distributed expert team
  • Executive level analytical processing and presentation skills
  • Highly proficient in modern project management techniques
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Management Systems, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of executive management experience in IT related field, with a minimum of 3 years in IS Security
  • CISSP certification required (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
  • GIAC GSEC certification ideal (Global Information Assurance Security Essentials Certification)
  • Expert level proficiency in DLP, DRM and Mobility Solutions
  • Demonstrated experience with formal risk assessment frameworks (CIS, NIST, etc)
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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