Santa Clara, California

Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. Our innovations make possible™ the technology shaping the future. To achieve this, we employ some of the best, brightest, and most talented people in the world who work together as part of a winning team.  

While virtually every nationality, culture, and background are currently represented within Applied Materials, we strive for a more robust Culture of Inclusion (COI) and diversity. Leveraging our COI vision helps drive innovation, build organizational capabilities, create equal opportunities for everyone, and achieve our company’s definition of Winning.

Overview: Applied Materials is looking for an expert in software development, with 10+ years of relevant software design and development experience, to join a new team working on the central node of a metrology and machine-learning platform that drives optimal results for our customers. This platform runs on Linux, with software written in Python, JavaScript and ReactJS, so expertise in all of these is important. This is a key role in a growing new team which will provide technical leadership to the entire team, working closely with the Senior Manager responsible for the team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Technically leads and/or executes significantly complex software projects.
  • Will drive the high-level design and manage the software code base.
  • Interfaces with various external customers or vendors regarding software issues for the business unit.
  • Interfaces with various internal customers regarding requirements analysis and specifications.
  • Troubleshoots a wide range of significantly complex software problems.
  • Performs software tests on code and enhancements.
  • Defines software specifications, and designs software products.
  • Contributes to technical review boards for assigned programs.
  • Develops software documentation.

Functional Knowledge

  • Must be a technical expert in the required software technologies.
  • Must demonstrate in-depth or breadth of expertise in the area and broad knowledge of other areas.
  • Must have 10+ years of experience in software development.
  • Must be able to write effective architecture and design documents.
  • Must have 5+ years of experience with Python data/machine-learning libraries.
  • Must have experience with Hadoop HDFS and Phoenix/Hive databases.
  • Must have 5+ years of experience using JavaScript to develop web services.
  • Must have 5+ years of experience using ReactJS and D3JS to develop UIs and dashboards.
  • Must be an expert in CI/CD and containerization of software.

Business and Interpersonal Skills

  • Anticipates business and regulatory issues; recommends product, process or service improvements. 
  • Impacts the direction and resource allocation for program, project or services.
  • Works within general functional policies and industry guidelines.
  • Communicates complex ideas, anticipates potential objections and persuades others, often at senior levels, to adopt a different point of view

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or similar degree

Company Facts: 

  • Ticker: Nasdaq: AMAT 
  • Fiscal 2020 Revenue: $17.2 billion 
  • Fiscal 2020 R&D: $2.2 billion 
  • Founded: November 10, 1967 
  • Headquarters: Santa Clara, California 
  • Global Presence: 93 locations in 17 countries 
  • Manufacturing: China, Germany, Israel, Italy, Singapore, Taiwan, United States 
  • Employees: ~24,000 worldwide 
  • Patents: ~14,300 issued 

“Applied Materials closed fiscal 2020 with record quarterly performance as demand for our semiconductor systems and services remains very strong,” said Gary Dickerson, president and CEO. “Our future opportunities have never looked better and, as powerful technology trends take shape, we are uniquely positioned to accelerate our customers’ roadmaps and outperform our markets.”

Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in its workforce.




Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

10 - 15 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 20% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


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.



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