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Applied Materials Systems Engineer (E4) in Gloucester, Massachusetts

If you like to solve complex problems, design & troubleshoot hardware, and make equipment work better, this is the role for you. As a Systems Engineer, youll work in our state-of-the-art facility and at customer sites around the globe, where you are the face of Applied Materials and an integral part of a vibrant and diverse team.

The ideal candidate will have related to the semiconductor industry. Additionally, expertise in the Etch Process, Material Science, and/or Defects is a plus.

  • Our senior-level Systems Engineers work independently, to create and support the technology that the world relies on to manufacture semiconductor chips and related materials. Youll work beside global customers to design, maintain and upgrade their Applied Materials equipment, delivering world-class products and support for multimillion-dollar production systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead, develop, and execute complex projects that have a substantial mix of electrical, mechanical, physics, algorithms, and software design.

  • Attend design reviews, provide input to meet market requirement specifications and hardware/software specifications. Ensure designs meet market requirement specifications. Coordinate with project marketing and management to understandsystem requirements. Be able to chair architecture brainstorming meetings and drive the systems process to down select to a final architecture of a top level system.

  • Take a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions and solve complex problems. Drive resolution of key issues with Engineering and own beta site test plans and reporting.

  • Write detailed specifications that cover all aspects of subsystem modules including interfaces to the product by using systems analysis to create a diagram. Create concepts for complex architectural design approaches. Lead team evaluations of architectures to provide recommendation for best system solution approach.

  • Problem identification and troubleshooting a wide range of difficult, complex engineering problems.

  • Interpret internal/external business issues and recommend best practices. Develop new procedures and Best Known Methods to service new products and contribute to the FMECA process. Ensure corrective actions and Lessons Learned are captured in new products design intent.

  • Support System Integration during the assembly and final testing of new product designs.

  • Interface with other groups to workout design, systems architecture development and integration issues.

  • Define systems architecture, equipment interfaces, and insure they are up to date and documented.

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates depth and breadth of expertise in own specialized systems engineering field

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 objectives of customer, operational, project and service

Interpersonal Skills

  • Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

7 - 10 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 25% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions used 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. At Applied Materials, our innovations Make Possible a Better Future.