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Sr. Application Manager

Company: Picarro
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Sr. Application Manager

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Job Term: Full-Time

The Opportunity:

Picarro is looking for a senior applications manager to become a key member of our semiconductor business team. This individual will be a seasoned technical manager with a hands-on approach, strong technical acuity, and a willingness to drive applications development and customer engagements for Picarro's semiconductor products. This person will work closely with product management, sales, engineering, and software teams to develop new applications for semiconductor manufacturing. This person will also be the focal point in supporting our customer engagements for new product introductions and new market penetrations. She/he will drive application developments and supports towards the end goal of delivering quality products with clear value to semiconductor customers. This position reports to Vice President of semiconductor business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the application development and support team for the development and penetration of new applications for semiconductor manufacturing customers with clear value propositions
  • Work with sales and product management to manage customer evaluations and betas of the newly developed applications and products
  • Work with product management in the management of customer collaboration projects and joint development programs
  • Manage the applications lab and marketing demo equipment
  • Support product management in create technical product collateral material for marketing
  • provide trainings for FAE, sales and customer

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    • A Bachelor's degree in a technical or related field (e.g., Engineering, Physics, Chemistry etc. ) is required; PhD is highly desirable.
    • 5+ years of experience in managing a team of engineers is required
    • Track record in managing new application or new product development in semiconductor industry is highly desirable
    • 10 years of experience in a semiconductor fab or semiconductor equipment manufacturing company
    • Experience with semiconductor manufacturing, wafer yield, defect inspection and metrology a plus.
    • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills Strong aptitude to articulate and execute on business strategy.
    • Ability to comprehend and digest complex technical and application information and distill it into simple, easy-to-understand information for sales, management, and non-expert end users.
    • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills Strong aptitude to articulate and execute on business strategy.
    • Proven ability to understand new technologies, their applications,


      • Minimum BS in an engineering or science discipline. A Ph. D. is preferred.
      • Additional technical and professional credentials relating to aforementioned skills would be advantageous.
      • 5 years' experience in an applications development role.

        About Picarro:

        Picarro, Inc. is the world's leading producer of greenhouse gas and optical stable isotope instruments, which are used in a wide variety of scientific and industrial applications, including: atmospheric science, air quality, greenhouse gas measurements, gas leak detection, food safety, hydrology, ecology and more. The company's products are all designed and manufactured at Picarro's Santa Clara, California headquarters and exported to countries worldwide. Picarro's products are based on dozens of patents related to cavity ring-down spectroscopy (CRDS) technology. Picarro's solutions are unparalleled in their precision, ease of use, portability, and reliability.

        Honors awarded the Company include the World Economic Forum Technology Innovation Pioneer, IHS CERA Energy Innovation Pioneer, the U.S. Department of Energy Small Business of the Year, the TiE50 Winner and the Red Herring Global 100 Winner. Key investors include Benchmark Capital Partners, Greylock Management Corporation, Duff, Ackerman & Goodrich, Stanford University, Focus Ventures, Mingxin China Growth Ltd., NTT Finance and Weston Presidio Capital.

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity, social orientation, nor on the basis of disability.

        Posted positions are not open to third party recruiters/agencies and unsolicited resume submissions will be considered free referral.

        If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Picarro, Inc. at for assistance.

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