Job Type






Software Support Engineers Bengaluru

Applied Materials

Applied Materials Bengaluru Karnataka India

3 months ago

Key Responsibilities

Understand, research, and resolve internal and external application and systems issues of moderate difficulty. Independently learn and investigate customer's high value problem (HVP), systematic bug or systematic software failures.

Create, test, and verify installation/upgrade instructions for Applied Materials’ product releases.

Participates in product design, testing and documentation reviews as appropriate. Participate in user conferences.

Provide off-hours customer support via pager and cellular telephone as scheduled. Provide telephone coverage as scheduled.

Attend AMAT classes in designated product line and external classes for third-party software.

Provide on-going training to customers and customer engineers (CE) for technical products and systems issues.

Provide assistance in analysis of customer OS performance, integration and database management issues. Deliver updates and reports to managers, partners and peers.

Assist in training junior level... engineers in departmental procedures, corporate procedures, and detailed product operation.

Functional Knowledge
• Demonstrates expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities

Business Expertise
• Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work

• No supervisory responsibilities but provides informal guidance to new team members

Problem Solving
• Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents

• Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies

Interpersonal Skills
• Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations

Title: Senior Software Support Engineer

Location: Bangalore

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a lead/senior software support engineer, your primary responsibility will be to resolve software issues reported from current product install base. You will be part of a cross functional team which will be responsible for successful deployment of software at customer site.
• Review and respond to customer/field issues and questions. Troubleshoot/validate issues reported from the field, and submit bug tracking reports.
• Responsible for verifying and validating software functionality. Make sure various customer use-cases can be satisfactorily met by the software.
• Act as an interface between the Customer and Software team related to new products/features for Requirement gathering and Spec clarification. Responsible for smooth transition from development to deployment and acceptance at the customer sites.
• Document software changes for new products, enhancements and defects. Work with Product team to gain strong domain and product functionality/architecture knowledge.
• Possess the ability to differentiate between hardware, software and other configuration issues. Looking into code to debug issues using source code is an added advantage.
• Manage Customer expectation to efficiently and professionally handle escalations. Ensure Software is not a showstopper for product success/performance.
• Install and configure software releases on engineering and process lab tools. Work with tool owners and HW/process engineers to debug and triage issues seen on tools in internal labs.
• Manage customer system configuration and setup for new products/features. Use software simulators to run customer scenarios for new products/features.
• Lead cross-platform software validation activities for new products/features.
• Develop and provide training to the field Software Support Engineers (SSEs) to ensure a fast response to customer’s software questions or issues.
• Track software performance at customer sites. Plan for First in FAB introductions to ensure successful deployments.

Experience, Skills and Educational Requirements:
• Excellent analytical skills, methodical problem solving skills and troubleshooting skills
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to interact with extended teams spread across the globe.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in software product support
• Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science/Information Science/Electronics/Electrical/Instrumentation with strong back ground in Industrial automation software
• Background in Semiconductor Manufacturing/Industrial Automation is an added advantage
• Strong understanding of SDLC
• Prior experience in SQA methodologies is an added advantage
• Basic exposure to programming languages like C, C++, Java is needed
• Self-motivated and willing to learn new skills and technologies as needed
• Ability to meet objectives, goals and deadlines with minimal supervision.

About Company

Applied Materials, Inc. is the global leader in materials engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic (PV) industries. Our technologies help make innovations like smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the world



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

2 - 4 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 10% 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
Bengaluru Karnataka India

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