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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.

Software Engineer (all genders)

Date:  May 10, 2024

Villach, AT

Req ID:  181527
Worker Category:  On-site Flex

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with a cross-functional team of 12 software and controls developers and designers to deliver new features for our industrial machine control software.
  • Write efficient, reliable code in C, C++, and structured text for our industrial computer devices as well as interfaces, ensuring functionality and stability.
  • Create, optimize, and integrate drivers for peripherals and interfaces like sensors, actuators, and communication modules.
  • Analyze and optimize code for memory constraints, performance, and power consumption in embedded environments.
  • Ensure maintainability of our first-class codebase through regular peer reviews, testing, and documentation.
  • Conduct unit and functional testing, debugging, and troubleshooting of our controls software applications to ensure functionality and stability.
  • Collaborate with hardware engineers to integrate software with hardware components and systems.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in C++ programming for hardware equipment controls.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in computer science, electronics, or relevant engineering disciplines. Alternatively a HTL education with relevant professional experience.
  • At least 1 - 2 years of professional experience, you also have sound knowledge of software development, system programming, technical computer science and electronics.
  • Very good coding skills in modern C++, including good API design, object-oriented and functional programming, as well as component-level software architecture.
  • Strong understanding of software development methodologies, algorithms, data structures, and design patterns.
  • Furthermore, you have a clear understanding on high-level multithreading operating systems, drivers, hardware abstraction layers, middleware, and application software concepts.
  • Software development experience in typical enterprise software frameworks based on C++, using IDEs such as Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, or similar.
  • Experience and comprehensive understanding of any kind of RTOS is a plus!
  • Experience with designing closed loop controls algorithms in Matlab and Simulink is a plus!
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

Employment in Villach

This position is subject to the Austrian Collective Bargaining Agreement for employees in the Metal Technology Industries in occupation group E. A higher payment is negotiable depending on expertise and skills. The monthly salary is paid 14 times per year. 

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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.

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