Systems Engineer

Lam Research   •  

Tualatin, OR

8 - 10 years

Posted 263 days ago

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We are seeking a Senior to Staff level Systems Engineer to join the Deposition Product Group (DGP) Concept and Feasibility (C&F) hardware team.  Your engineering expertise will support DPG through tactical and strategic R&D projects; improving speed to solution and closing roadmap gaps.  Typical projects will be focused on rapid evaluation of feasibility of concepts and design/technology ideas across a broad range of semiconductor process technologies relevant within Deposition (plasma and thermal, CVD and ALD). Typical projects might also include strategically relevant subsystem-widget development that feed into Lam’s existing or new products  


Key Attributes:

  • Chamber hardware design experience across a breadth of semiconductor process technologies
  • Analytical bent of mind; can handle basic physics associated with area of expertise
  • Hands-on lab/experimental experience
  • Can think outside the box to conceive and design parts and test rigs to evaluate new concepts quickly and efficiently - “fast fail or succeed” and learn correct lessons from the fast fails
  • Ability to do what it takes to get to solution; at ease “wearing many different hats” to complete projects in a small group environment
  • Can adjust to changing work content and changing design requirements or specifications on a given project; can contribute to and enjoys blank sheet of paper situations
  • Quickly acquires new skills; self-starter willing to research new technologies/methods as needed
  • Communicates well among diverse teams (process engineers, technicians, software/controls, suppliers, etc.) and likes making lasting connections and relationships
  • Passionate



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (preferred) or Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 8 years of industry experience; Master’s degree with 5 years’ experience; PhD with 3 years’ experience in the semiconductor capital equipment industry.
  • Proficiency with 3D CAD tools is required for Mechanical Engineering candidates; proficiency with power, digital controls, system level interconnect design for Electrical engineering candidates.