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Cymer, Inc – Technical Librarian

Technical Librarian (Knowledge Management System) – 0002763

Cymer is the leader in developing light sources used by chipmakers worldwide to pattern advanced semiconductor chips.  Cymer is at the forefront of technology innovation because of the extraordinary efforts and ingenuity of our employees. One Company, One Goal, Limitless Innovation.  It’s our people that make the difference.

Manage and maintain all company-owned information resources and associated content. Ensures the storing, archiving and taxonomical layouts of information resources are consistent across and throughout the organization. Develops and implements cataloging systems, as well preserving the freshness and accuracy of cataloged items.

  • Review and baseline current approaches at Cymer for cataloging and archiving of technology information (Lotus Notes databases, e-Room, SharePoint).
  • Propose a preliminary “design” for an improved approach that would facilitate easier and more scalable archival and search capability.
  • Incorporate a process for assigning/managing key words, database structure (considering best practices), and suggestions on improved application of the current automation tools.
  • Prepare a long-term plan for categorizing, indexing and archiving all content and information resources
  • Develop a comprehensive taxonomy for organizing information resources based on business goals and requirements from stakeholders.
  • Assess, recommend and purchase corporate library development tools as required, and track new standards and methodologies.
  • Compile and maintain a detailed inventory of existing electronic and paper resources, and identify knowledge gaps and make recommendations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Understanding of a broad range of software packages and tools is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to translate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problems through written and/or graphical formats.
  • Excellent customer service skills, with an advanced understanding of customer relationship building.
  • Ability to use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and electronic e-mail systems.


  • Strong competence with the various tools, procedures, programming languages used to accomplish the job. Minimum of six (6) years of experience is required.
  • Library Science
  • Ability to work independently; ability to seek information across an organization

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk and hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, crawl, reach, and stretch.
  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • May require travel dependent on company needs.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 lbs.
  • Can work under deadlines.

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