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Applied Materials Data Scientist IV - (B4) in Santa Clara, California

General Profile: Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise. Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices. Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. Lead lead functional teams or projects working with SPG Product Groups and Support Orgs

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works in project teams as subject matter expert to design and development of program methods, processes and systems to consolidate and analyze structured and unstructured, diverse "big data" sources

  • Performs complicated statistical and data -mining analysis, using statistical tools like R, SAS and MATlab input and design of data acquisition systems, data structure and database design.

  • Interfaces with internal customers for requirements analysis and special requests and schedules; derives insights and works with business unties to determine actions and KPI for those actions

  • Works in project teams developing difficult analytical models, algorithms and automated processes, applying SQL understanding and PHP or Python programming, to cleanse, integrate and evaluate large datasets.

  • Interacts with product and across Applied org to identify questions and issues for data analysis and experiments; Supports the timely development of products for manufacturing and process information by applying sophisticated data analytics, based on a very good knowledge of the business processes and needs

  • Communicates insights and findings from analysis and experiments to product, service and business management to be incorporated into the measuring of effective business processes

  • Understanding of the Semiconductor Product Groups business and key challenges

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates depth and/or breadth of expertise in own specialized discipline or field

  • Seen as the Subject Matter Expert

Business Expertise

  • Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services


  • 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 of customer, engineering, technology, 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


  • Bachelor's Degree, Master Preferred


  • 5 - 7 Years



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

7 - 10 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 20% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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 the technology shaping the future.