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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.

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Director of Information Technology

Date: Mar 19, 2020

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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.
 

The Director of Information Technology is a key member of the Silfex leadership team. This position will be responsible to develop, maintain and execute the strategic technology plan for the company and to drive process improvement and streamline business processes with technology (this is inclusive of the company’s Industry 4.0 strategic and operational plans).  This position is also responsible for the development, justification and implementation of IT and network integration plan between Silfex and parent company Lam Research.  This position will manage all activities associated with the information technology systems in support of the company’s business and oversees the company's IT team across multiple sites. The leader and IT team will interact with other executives, management and stakeholders to ensure that the company is providing the appropriate performance level of IT services and capabilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Effectively plans, manages and controls IT operations across multiple sites
  • Collaborates with business stakeholders to understand the company’s strategic and operational imperatives and develops and delivers an IT strategy and operational plan to supports company needs and provides return on investment to justify proposed plans
  • Develops an IT strategic roadmap that communicates and ensures continual alignment b/w IT, company and operational planning
  • Establishes key relationships with Lam Research IT executive and support teams to understand their strategies, policies, etc and makes recommendations regarding how/when Silfex IT/Network will integrate to leverage capabilities and supports
  • Provide leadership in planning and managing computer operations and production support, systems and database administration and network operations
  • Manage day-to-day IT operations to improve infrastructure costs, performance and end user satisfaction
  • Responsible for providing business rationale and an innovative perspective to all technology problems and innovations
  • Analyzes operational procedures, data needs, and existing information technology, including hardware and software, to determine efficiency, capabilities and limitations to propose future needs to support a rapidly scaling business
  • Direct teams of technical and management staff in the successful fulfillment of IT service delivery commitments
  • Confers with department managers to analyze current operation procedures, pinpoint problem areas, and determine areas for potential improvement of information services
  • Foster and manage vendor structures to fit with the size and needs of a growing organization
  • Understand business goals, drivers, context, and processes to suggest technology solutions that improve the organization
  • Collaborate with engineering, operations and quality to develop the strategic roadmap for Silfex’s implementation of Industry 4.0 concepts – in such a way that access and use of data, information and technology provides targeted return on investment
  • Pursue knowledge of personal strengths and the strengths of teammates in order to be more productive and leverage the time and talents of others
  • Work closely with all departments to assist with needs assessments, messaging, timelines, and clarity
  • Formulation of IT policies, procedures and performance management processes and measures

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field.
  • 15+ years of proven success of increasing responsibility in an IT Leadership Role.
  • Experience using information technology in computer applications programming, systems programming, computer systems development, data telecommunications, database administration, planning of data/information processing, user services, or area networks.
  • A track record of successfully implementing IT strategies at an enterprise level, including the selection, implementation, operation and maintenance of large-scale systems over multiple hardware and software platforms.
  • The ability to operate in ambiguous situations and be flexible as the organization changes and grows.
  • Solution-oriented mindset with the ability to identify and acknowledge challenges swiftly and directly; offer solutions and course-correct as needed.

Preferred Requirements:

  • MBA or graduate degree in related field

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and; talk or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 30 pounds. The employee regularly is required to lift up to 10 pounds.  The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The noise level in the environment is moderate.

 

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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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