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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.

Software QA Engineer (Coventor)

Date: Jul 27, 2018

Location: Waltham, MA, US

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Together we move the Atoms that move the World “… We're on the cusp of one of the most exciting periods in the technology industry, and the semiconductor roadmap, the silicon device, and the industry of capital equipment. Lam Research, specifically, is right at the center of making that possible.” -Martin Anstice, CEO Lam Research
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. 


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.


Position Overview:

  • 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



  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline, with minimum of 2 years of professional experience; or
  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline
  • 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

  • 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






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