Software Tools %26 Data Automation Program Manager - (E4)

  • Company: Applied Materials
  • Posted: May 17, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1704020
Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise. Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices. Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. May lead functional teams or projects.

Key Responsibilities
  1. Evaluates existing development and ramp analysis processes, identifies gaps and areas for improvement
  2. Uses findings gathered from observing lab/field activity & discussions with existing stakeholders to build a software roadmap
  3. Prepares project plans and drives the project from conception and planning to implementation. Will participate in the development of strategies, processes and resources.
  4. Manages project schedule and task details by utilizing project management tools such as reports, tracking charts, checklist and project scheduling software.
  5. Coordinates allocated resources from within the Division to achieve on-time and within budget performance objectives for the project. Initiates and manages purchase requisitions, and purchase orders.
  6. Drives cost schedule performance of equipment for internal and external customers and vendors worldwide.
  7. Participates on multifunctional design teams comprised of internal, external and/or matrixed headcount to complete projects. Provides technical input to team members to achieve project goals.
  8. Interfaces and coordinates within the division to define project objectives, provide status updates and prepare for release and deployment.
  9. Provides engineering and business process expertise to team and other members on various standard programs / issues.
  10. Identifies and resolves potential complications within the project and develops solutions for resolution.
Functional Knowledge
  • Has direct experience with process development and customer demos at Applied Materials
  • Has previously built or implemented software tools (e.g. macros, internal sw tools, external sw packages) to bring efficiency to process development, customer demos, or tool startup
  • Demonstrates a passion for analysis, analytics tools, and great software
  • Experienced with data analysis with large and small datasets, data visualization & reporting (e.g. dashboards)
  • Excellent communication skills, can work with personnel across disciplines and level of management to collect requirements
Business Expertise
  • Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services
  • May lead functional teams or projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity
Problem Solving
  • Leads others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions
  • Impacts the achievement of customer, operational, project or service objectives; work is guided by functional policies
Interpersonal Skills
  • Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 4 - 7 years 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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