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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.

Lead Systems Administrator

Date: Sep 9, 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

The Lead Systems Administrator will be responsible for network infrastructure, security, and operations technology (OT) process guidance for the Tualatin Manufacturing plant.  The focus of this role is to provide effective OT solutions to maintain manufacturing production targets for the facility.  This position will manage the oversight of the Tualatin manufacturing environment (network services, computer systems, file storage services, IoT, Azure Cloud, etc), and define, execute and monitor overall delivery, reliability, and performance.  The successful candidate will collaborate and innovate with stakeholders and global team members to develop and implement secure technology solutions in support of the plant’s manufacturing efforts.  This position leads the manufacturing support team and aligns the day to day priorities.


Other Job Responsibilities
  • Model the Lam core values
  • Liaison between business units and GIS worldwide teams.
  • Own the IT relationship with the manufacturing business units
  • Ensures GIS approved projects and directives in support of business requirements are implemented on time, tracks and reports progress as required, and escalates to management when customer expectations cannot be met.
  • Management/support of all computer & network equipment in the manufacturing/logistics infrastructure
  • Develops, implements, and maintains roadmap for all OT solutions in the Manufacturing Fabs, consistent with GIS policies and manufacturing groups business requirements
  • Collaborate with global manufacturing OT peers by hosting sessions
  • Provides 24x7 on-call troubleshooting and problem resolution.
  • Act as a point of contact for IT services and escalations.
  • Establish metrics and KPIs and drive to them
  • Utilize approved procedures to ensure that hardware and software are deployed, implemented, and supported per business requirements and aligned to company standards/policies.
  • Comply with Lam’s ITAM processes and procedures.
  • Participate in GIS projects to test, pilot, and/or implement new hardware and software as necessary in support of Manufacturing Fab activity\requirements.
  • Other duties and functions to be as assigned.
Minimum Qualification
  • Excellent communication skills that facilitate productivity and collaboration among manufacturing fab customers, GIS and other Lam support organizations, and outside IT vendors
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to draft policies and processes
  • Demonstrated safety focus
  • Demonstrated successful project delivery
  • Proven leadership skill
  • Consistent self-starter requiring minimal direction
  • Ability to prioritize frequently changing requirements
  • Ability to follow Corporate and GIS policies for confidential Lam and Lam customer data
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as moving and lifting computer and other equipment as required
  • Bachelor's degree in a related area or equivalent work experience is required


Preferred Qualification
  • Project Management
  • Annual budget creation and management
  • Operating System\Platform Support
  • Hands-on experience installing and configuring Microsoft Windows Servers, Windows 10, 7, XP and legacy NT devices, and Unix / Linux computers
  • Network connectivity Administration.
  • Prior experience working in manufacturing fab environments is a strong plus.
  • Hands-on experience managing connectivity infrastructure (including remote) and services.
  • Experience with end to end connectivity troubleshooting and resolving end-user connectivity issues
  • Proven track record of IoT, Automation and OT enhancements
  • Security / Access Control Administration
  • Experience with Regulatory Compliant Standards: ISO 27001
  • Experience supporting an OT technically diverse security infrastructure: Access Control, PKI Infrastructure, Firewalls, Anti-virus, etc.
  • Understanding and knowledge of security frameworks
  • Excellent End User Support skills and problem-solving





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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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