Senior Software Engineer Systems

Bay Area, California
R&D Headquarters – Power Electronics /
Full-time /
Diamond Foundry Inc. is solving the thermal limitation at the foundation of today's most exciting tech industries -- AI & cloud compute, electric-car power electronics, and 5G/6G wireless. We have managed to produce the world's first single-crystal diamond wafers and are now on a mission to put a diamond behind every chip. We are the rare unicorn that has grown fast and profitably. We received $515m in funding and are executing a multi-$B expansion plan for one of the greenest forms of tech manufacturing: converting greenhouse gas into diamond wafers using zero-emission energy.

We are seeking a talented and experienced Senior Software Engineer with expertise in systems software development to join our dynamic team. As a Senior Software Engineer (Systems), you will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining software systems for semiconductor manufacturing processes. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the advancement of semiconductor technology and make a significant impact in a rapidly evolving industry.


    • Design and develop software solutions for semiconductor manufacturing systems, focusing on automation, data analysis, and process optimization.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including hardware engineers, software developers, and process engineers to integrate software solutions into semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
    • Lead the architecture and implementation of software systems to control and monitor semiconductor fabrication processes, ensuring high reliability and efficiency.
    • Provide technical expertise in software development methodologies, tools, and best practices to improve the overall efficiency and quality of software solutions.
    • Support the full software development lifecycle from requirements analysis and design to testing, deployment, and maintenance of software systems in a semiconductor manufacturing environment.


    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field with a minimum of 5 years of experience in software development focus on systems software in the semiconductor industry.
    • Proficiency in programming languages such as C/C++, Python, and/or Java, with experience in real-time and embedded systems development.
    • Strong understanding of semiconductor manufacturing processes, equipment, and industry standards (e.g., SEMI standards).
    • Experience with database management systems, virtual machines, Docker, including database design, VirtualBox, VMware, containerization, Docker Compose, and CI/CD integration
    • Excellent problem-solving skills, ability to work independently and in teams, and strong communication skills.
$130,000 - $184,000 a year
Position is eligible for company shares. Actual compensation may be higher or lower in the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to a candidate’s job duties, experience, and expertise. We will also consider higher level candidates and salary will be adjusted accordingly.
Diamond Foundry believes in supporting our employees from the workplace to their personal and home life. We provide eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. Perks include employee discounts to VRAI. All benefits offered are available starting your first day.  

Diamond Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Diamond Foundry Inc. is committed to operating in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws. Our commitment extends to ensuring that our manufacturing and engineering departments adhere to the highest standards of legal and regulatory compliance. Additionally, these departments may have specific physical requirements to ensure the safety and efficiency of our operations. We prioritize the well-being of our employees and strive to create a work environment that promotes both legal compliance and the optimal functioning of our manufacturing and engineering processes.

Manufacturing and Engineering Departments Physical Requirements:
-Use appropriate PPE and follow all safety policies, practices, and procedures.
-This position will often: Sit, stand for long periods, walk, grasp, reach with hands and arms, lift below and above shoulders, bend, twist at the waist,  climb, balance, stoop, squat,  kneel, crawl, talk, hear, see, use fine finger manipulation, and complete repetitive motions. 
-Some tasks may require the use of ladders or stairs
-Some tasks may require driving or the use of foot controls
-Lift/carry and push/pull up to 50 pound

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