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At Lam Research, we create equipment that drives technological advancements in the semiconductor industry. Our innovative solutions enable chipmakers to power progress in nearly all aspects of modern life, and it takes each member of our team to make it possible.

Across our organization, our employees come to work and change the world. We take on the toughest challenges with precision and accuracy. We push for the next big semiconductor breakthrough. We lead the way in one of the most critical and fast-moving industries on the planet. And we do it together, with deep connections and limitless collaboration.

The impact we have on the world is made possible by focusing on our people. So we recognize and celebrate our teams’ achievements. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone’s contribution and voice has value. We evaluate and evolve our offerings, so our people receive the support and empowerment to do meaningful things for their lives, careers, and communities.

Because at Lam, we believe that when people are the priority and they’re inspired to unleash the power of innovation for a better world together, anything is possible.

Systems Engineer

Date:  Apr 19, 2024

Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Req ID:  181439
Worker Category:  On-site Flex

Job Responsibilities

Designs a complete and complex framework, system or product. Defines processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility. Conceives system interfaces and business application prototypes. Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses. Influences the shaping of future products by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple products or systems. Provides multi-layered technical expertise for next generation initiatives.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Work effectively as a member of the Systems Engineering team
  • Define problems and success criteria, develop solutions and define test strategies, analyze data and assess the effectiveness of the solution.
  •  Write system and sub system requirements
  • Conduct system architecture analysis and developing models
  • Design experiments to characterize sub systems and system performance
  • Statistical Analysis of Variation and SPC methods
  • Setting Reliability and Productivity Objectives
  • Driving Reliability plans and improvement (IRONMAN methods)
  • Familiar with various etch process technology
  • Scope and plan projects; Ability to execute and deliver against tight time schedules.
  • Develop cost reduction tradeoffs, yield improvement, and cycle time reductions.
  • Database information management (QuickBase, JMP, Excel, etc.)
  • Team leadership with demonstrated ability to motivate and work with other technical resources.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS Engineering or Related Science minimum; Ph.D or Masters Preferred
  • 10 to 15 years technology/engineering experience with semiconductor fabrication products.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities with attention to detail
  • Successful track record of working within a matrix technical environment

Preferred Qualifications

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.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.

The successful candidate for this position will become eligible for a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits.  Click here to learn more about the benefits Lam offers for this position

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