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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.

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.

Software QA Contractor [Simulation Software]

Date: May 25, 2021

Location: Remote, Remote, US

Req ID: 157743

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Job Description

We are seeking an engineer with a strong interest in 3D modeling and simulation to perform quality assurance on our advanced semiconductor fabrication modeling and electrical analysis software. You will be embedded in a collaborative software development team that is following the Scrum agile development process. Through daily engagement with the developers, you will play a critical role in helping us deliver quality software on both Windows and Linux platforms. Your title and salary will be commensurate with your education and experience. 

The 6-month contract can be extended with potential future conversion to regular full-time.

Job Responsibilities

  • Validate the functionality and accuracy of our semiconductor virtual fabrication environment
  • Conduct exploratory testing by developing realistic process flows representing advanced CMOS technology nodes
  • Design test cases for automated functional, performance and UI regression test suites
  • Simulate and verify electrical characteristics of transistors and interconnects
  • Participate in planning and design discussions with the software development team
  • Collaborate with software developers to isolate and resolve defects
  • Interact with the applications support team to define customer-centric test cases

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline
  • 0-2 years of relevant engineering experience
  • Detail-oriented individual who enjoys systematically exploring engineering software
  • Proficiency with Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Team-oriented personality with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Semiconductor technology and processing education and/or experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline
  • Experience with Python or similar scripting language
  • Work experience in software quality assurance
  • Experience as a user or tester of 3D software such as CAD, CAE or TCAD tools

Our Commitment

At Coventor Inc. (a Lam Research company), we build innovative software products to solve semiconductor technology challenges.  Our leading 3D modeling software is revolutionizing the way that semiconductor chips are fabricated around the world.  Enabled by our core intellectual property – an accelerated 3D voxel modeling and visualization engine – our software is highly successful and is evolving fast as our business and customer base expand rapidly.   

Great engineering is Coventor’s heart and soul.  Our software is envisioned and created by world-class engineers in many disciplines: software engineering, numerical physics, statistics, electrical engineering, quality assurance, and development operations.  Since our inception as an MIT spin-off in Technology Square, we’ve built an experienced management team able to incite fast product evolution through agile process.  At Coventor, you will have the autonomy and responsibility to take initiative and turn your ideas into great products.

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.

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.

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