Success Starts Here

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.

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. Our success results from our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can play a vital role in the future of electronics and write your own success story.

Regional Product Support Engineer 4

Date:  Oct 12, 2021

Remote, Remote, US, 83642

Req ID:  162501

Job Responsibilities


Job Description:

Provides remote response and on-site advanced level software support to analyze, troubleshoot and manage tool down escalations and provide performance improvements solutions for semiconductor processing equipment in a clean room environment at customer sites. This position is primarily focused on Etch ControlWorks Software.

  • Provides strategic technical leadership and direction by leveraging technical knowledge of Lam's products and an understanding of the customer’s long-term manufacturing needs and equipment support strategy. 
  • Collaborates with Software Engineers, Product management, Field Engineers, and Customers.
  • Communicates as a subject matter expert on high level technical issues.
  • Supports customer escalations by providing guidance and recommending solutions, collaborating with other team members and development teams to resolve issues. Drives required actions at the customer site to resolve escalations and prevent repeat problems. Leads customer escalation meetings. Provides clear problem information back to SW Product Group to resolve software defect issues.
  • Interacts with Customers, Product Groups, Field Sales, Business Development and other organizations to ensure closure of product issues. Works closely with Account General Manager, Customer Support and other senior level leaders.
  • Ability to understand and test customer software scenarios.
  • Domestic and International travel is required based on business needs approximately 25%.

Other Job Responsibilities



  • Participates in Lam’s worldwide technical community and actively shares knowledge and takes a leadership position to enhance worldwide learning and its application.
  • Acts as technical mentor for field and account engineers and may design or conduct training sessions.


Customer Relations

  • Provides support to customer/users where the product is highly technical or sophisticated in nature.
  • Develops customer confidence through credible recommendations and an understanding of the customer’s perspective to support sales, service and revenue.

Minimum Qualifications


  • BS degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • 5-10 years experience in software support
  • Use of computer applications, including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and custom data analysis software
  • Formulate root cause hypothesis, analysis, and create action plans to ensure successful problem resolution
  • Provide quality remote and on-site escalation support and escalation management.
  • Troubleshoot technical problems and coordinate multiple technical tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills to work directly with customers to meet their needs and expectations
  • Communicate with customer at a technical level and influence customer decision to follow action plans
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customers and adhere to customer rules and policies regarding worksite behavior and safety with minimal supervision
  • Able to work in constrictive clean room environment, wearing appropriate personal protective safety equipment as required, and sit or stand for prolonged periods of time in a demanding environment with changing workloads.
  • Work flexible shifts and on-call including nights, weekends, and holidays. 
  • Able to travel both domestic and internationally based on business needs.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Familiar with the SW structure and the ability to troubleshoot from the Control Works level
  • Acquainted with Analog-to-Digital I/O devices IOC, SIOC, EIOC, and how they interact with the Tool Platform SW Package
  • Knowledge of the directory structure, and the ability to troubleshoot the structure

Our Commitment


We believe it is important for every person to feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their full potential. By bringing unique individuals and viewpoints together, we achieve extraordinary results.

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.

We Look Forward to Your Application




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