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Applied Materials Pulse Power Specialist in Santa Clara, California

General Profile: Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in pulse power , power Electronics and high voltage engineering. Interprets internal or external technical issues associated with pulse power supplies, 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

  • Technically lead and/or execute engineering projects, including development of key suppliers in pulse power.

  • Problem identification and troubleshooting a wide range of complex electrical problems with limited to no supervision in the area high voltage pulsers.

  • Specify the development of design or modify engineering assemblies, layout/schematics and/or detailed drawings/specifications of complex scope of high voltage switching.

  • Interfaces with external suppliers regarding complex electrical issues concerning high voltage Pulse power supplies.

  • Implement concepts for wide range of complex product issues and solutions

  • Generate product specifications with limited to no supervision

  • Specify and/or perform engineering analysis of complex scope

  • Define, coordinate, perform and generate engineering test reports

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates depth and/or breadth of expertise in the area of high voltage switches using solid -state devices such as Mosfets IGBTS, pulse power supplies.


  • 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 in the area of high voltage pulsers.


  • 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

Education: Minimum Bachelor's Degree, preferred Master and or PhD.

Experience: Minimum 2 years



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

4 - 7 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


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