Santa Clara, California

Key Responsibilities

  • In most cases, this is an Individual Contributor role.  May manage a small group of engineers with specific responsibility for lab and office safety, technical mentoring as required within the engineering group. Technically lead and/or execute engineering projects.

  • Ensure customer satisfaction via on time delivery of product releases and prompt resolution of critical significantly complex issues for entire range of products of complex scope

  • Ensure the integration of engineering resources with cross-functional teams to meet product goals

  • Interface with internal and external customers and suppliers regarding significantly complex electrical issues for entire range of products

  • Assist in defining, developing and sustaining product strategy and roadmap and business processes

  • Guides projects/programs for the research and development of new technologies, as appropriate, and ensures that newly created processes, designs, and/or methodologies are incorporated into products/services, and/or disseminated to other areas, as needed

  • Provides management with updates pertaining to progress in specific projects and initiatives, and assures that information required in other functional areas is disseminated appropriately

  • Reviews product alpha/beta/gamma exit requirements and contributes expertise and judgment throughout the product development process

  • This technical staff position leads and/or develops and executes exceptionally complex technology and engineering projects and leads research and development of new technologies as appropriate. Works on difficult issues that impact design and product success and/or addresses future concepts, products or technologies.  Success is measured by one or more of the following: incremental revenue growth, market share increases, key customer penetrations, time to market improvement and commercial value of the work.

  • Within safety guidelines design, perform, collect data, analyze and compile reports on unusually complex engineering experiments and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious. 

  • Develop innovative solutions as part of proven track record of significant technology contributions.  Recognized for  technology expertise.

  • Conceive and implement new technology, normally participate in at least one critical patent, and received recognition through at least one award within the last five years.

  • Collaborates to work on difficult issues that impact design and product success and/or addresses future concepts, products and technologies.

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates in-depth understanding of concepts, theories and principles in own job family like Matching Networks, RF Generators, Plasma sources, Plasma processes for semiconductor manufacturing and and basic knowledge of other related job families on e-chucks and plasma metrology.

Business Expertise

  • Applies understanding of the industry and how own area contributes to the achievement of objectives

Leadership

  • Manages a generally homogeneous cross functional team; adapts plans and priorities to meet service and/or operational challenges

Problem Solving

  • Identifies and resolves technical, operational and organizational problems 

Impact

  • Impacts the level of service and the team’s ability to meet quality, volume, and timeliness objectives

  • Guided by policies and resource requirements within business unit, department or sub-function

Interpersonal Skills

  • Guides, influences and persuades others internally in related areas or externally

RF systems, incl. RF and micro wave generators, matching networks and sensor technologies. Electrical components and software algorithms.

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Skills

Certifications:

Languages:

Years of Experience:

7 - 10 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:

Yes

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Santa Clara, California

A global leader in the nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry, Applied Materials is built on the strength of talented people. We offer a wide variety of job opportunities for experienced professionals and recent college students/graduates that will capitalize on your current skills while broadening your experience and engaging you in a dynamic, fast-changing industry.

Here, you will work in community to achieve a common goal and encounter exciting new challenges every day. Our company is continually evolving: implementing innovations to make semiconductors more portable, powerful, and affordable than ever before.

Employee Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Paternity Leave
  • Custom Work Station
  • Disability Insurance
  • Gym/ Wellness Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Maternity Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • On Site Gym/ Fitness Classes, Clinic (Site Dependent) 

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