Software Engineer III - (E3)
Santa Clara , California
March 10, 2017
Designs, prototypes and develops complex software projects to control semiconductor equipment components and devices. Projects include development for real-time and motion control systems, I/O, serial and CAN Bus networks, design of algorithms for PID control, material and data flow, design of device drivers and simulation for sensors and actuators

Key Responsibilities
  • Designs and develops code for complex software projects
  • Troubleshoots a variety of difficult software problems. Designs and implements bug fixes
  • Designs and prototypes user interface
  • Creates software specifications
  • Creates test plans for simulators, test benches or the lab
  • Develops software documentation
  • Interfaces with internal customers for requirements analysis and schedule
  • Interfaces with external customers regarding software issues
Technical Skills

  • Proficiency and professional experience in C and C is required.
  • In addition, experience in programming in several of the following areas is desired:
    • Real-time Control
    • Motion Control
    • Embedded Programming
    • Multi-threading
    • CAN Bus
    • C#, .NET
    • Visual Studio
    • Matlab

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience
  • May lead small projects
Problem Solving
  • Solves problems in moderately difficult to complex situations
  • Analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents
  • Takes a new perspective on existing solutions
  • Exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations
  • Works to build consensus

  • Master's Degree with 2 or more years of professional experience, or

  • Bachelor's degree with 7 or more years of professional experience
Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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