Hardware (HW) Qualification and Development Support Team (DST) Engineer V - (E5)

Applied Materials Santa Clara, CA
Recognized as an expert within the company. Anticipates internal and or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; recommends process, product or service improvements. Solves unique and complex problems that have a broad impact on the business. Contributes to the development of functional strategy. Leads project teams to achieve milestones and objectives. Progression to this level is typically restricted on the basis of business requirements.

Key Responsibilities

* Technical expert in the following R&D discipline (Optic, Electronic, Motion, SEM).

1. Support R&D module owner in "Off & On Tool" Module Integration, Calibration and Qualification;

2. Qualify Module performance to spec (on & off tool);

3. Support R&D development (C&F) activities.

* Lead Qualifications:

1. Lead Qualification of significantly complex, non-system components (isolated from application);

2. Provide risk assessment.

3. Independently define & execute Qualification plans; Define, execute and qualify calibration procedures (off and on tool).

* Tool owner - Expert in tool Build and significantly complex Integration.

* Production documentation: define and qualify full build book and full sub system ATP tests.

* Highest debug ability and 3rd level of escalation to modules that are within area of in-depth expertise

Functional Knowledge

* Regarded as the technical expert in their particular field

* Demonstrates in-depth and/or breadth of expertise in own discipline and broad knowledge of other disciplines within the function

Business Expertise

* Anticipates business and regulatory issues; recommends product, process or service improvements


* Leads projects with notable risk and complexity; develops the strategy for project execution

Problem Solving

* Solves unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business; requires conceptual and innovative thinking to develop solutions


* Impacts the direction and resource allocation for program, project or services; works within general functional policies and industry guidelines

Interpersonal Skills

* Communicates complex ideas, anticipates potential objections and persuades others, often at senior levels, to adopt a different point of view


* Bachelor's Degree

* 7 - 10 Years of Experience

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