Senior Software Applications Engineer

Job Summary
We are a rising startup in Silicon Valley, is looking for a well-rounded Software Application Engineer interested in working with our customers and delivering end-to-end applications to accelerate semiconductor R&D and streamline operations.

As a Field Software Applications Engineer, you will work closely with customer process engineers, electrical test engineers, and scientists to understand the requirements and use cases and automate semiconductor manufacturing process R&D workflow, data warehouse, data analysis, and data mining. You will be responsible for developing a cutting-edge Web based Informatics system as well as driving its adoption at customer site. This is a Rich Internet Application (RIA) that integrates into chemical and semiconductor process and metrology tools to facilitate High Productivity Combinatorial R&D. You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly motivated team that develops a secure multi-tier data warehouse driven infrastructure

Key Responsibilities:

  • Play a key role in the development of web based software modules to manage semiconductor manufacturing / Materials R&D data management, advanced analytics, visualization and reporting
  • Develop software to manage R&D workflows and integrate with 3rd party applications (like Excel, JMP, DOEPro, Accelrys Pipeline Pilot, KNIME, ELN)
  • Understand and document customer requirements, use cases and priorities
  • Conduct trainings, demos and interface with users across organization to drive adoption of product features
  • Provide technical support, interact with remote teams, resolve issues and escalations
  • Conduct detail study of customers’ R&D lab IT infrastructure and equipments, and integrate company’s Informatics systems into customers’ R&D environment
  • Document and develop functional, design, and unit test specifications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self motivated results oriented person with a delivery focus

Minimum Requirements

  • BS EE/CS/mathematics or equivalent experience – MS preferred
  • 5+ years experience in software development
  • 3+ years experience closely interacting with customers throughout software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Experience in Action Script, or Adobe Flex a big plus
  • Development experience in developing Web applications (ColdFusion, Adobe Flex, J2EE, JSP, PHP, ASP etc…), OOP (C++, C#, or Java), SQL, JavaScript, and XML
  • Experience in databases, database performance optimization, data structures
  • Experience in data pipeline software like Accelrys pipeline pilot, KNIME is a big plus
  • Experience in Scientific Informatics, Electronic Notebook (ELN) development is a plus
  • Knowledge of statistical process control (SPC) is desirable
  • Exposure to Design of Experiments (DOE) is desirable

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