Thursday, February 4, 2016

Sr. Software Engineer ( C++ | Object Oriented | GUI | Multi-threaded ) (#113104)

Position: Sr. Software Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Film and Scatterometry Technology (FaST) Division of KLA-Tencor provides industry leading metrology solutions for worldwide semiconductor IC manufacturers. The FaST Division portfolio of metrology products includes hardware and software solutions for optical film thickness, optical critical dimension (CD), composition, and resistivity measurement systems. These products are essential for the IC manufacturers as they provide critical metrology capabilities for the development and implementation of their advanced IC processes. The FaST division is committed to support our customers to achieve performance entitlement of our solution and we effectively partner with our customers from their early research and development phase to the high volume in-line manufacturing implementation specific for their process needs. The division consists of a global team located in US, Israel, China, and India.
 
Responsibilities:
1) Work within a small group of dedicated individuals to develop and improve an application that is at the core of physical modeling capabilities of a line of semiconductor film measurement systems.
2) Works on problems that impact the design success of current products or addresses broad design issues of future products or technologies.
3) Tasks include developing problem statements, analysis of various solutions, implementing solutions at software level, testing prototypes, and supporting integration into tool product software.
4) This position is focusing on user features, data presentation and visualization and integration with tool product software, with opportunities for developing new algorithms and modeling capabilities.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
a) 5+ years of experience in C++ and object oriented design;
b) Good understanding of the basic principles of multi-threaded programming and GUI design;
c) Ability to work with other scientists and engineers to develop problem statements, requirements and solutions;
d) Experience in any of the following areas: computational physics, scientific programming, data processing, scientific data presentation/visualization, numeric methods, and statistical analysis.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic) Level Degree in Physics, Computational Physics, Computer Science or Applied Mathematics with at least 2 years of experience
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience, or Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 8 years of experience.

Kindly send your resume to sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

 
KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
 

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Customer Support Engineer (# 113009)

Position: Customer Support Engineer
Location: Portland, OR
Duration: Full time
 
Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Global Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Product Training, and Technical Support. The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.
 
Responsibilities:
Primary role is to support large logic customer Ebeam Inspection tools for service repairs and preventive maintenance. Engineer will be responsible for supporting tools at customer site and working with customer, local, and remote teams in support of customer needs. Must be able to troubleshoot and repair complicated electronics, electro-mechanical, and high vacuum/ebeam imaging systems using standard methods. Must be proficient in use of DVMs, O'scopes and advanced electronic test equipment. Good time management and written/verbal communication skills also expected.
 
Preferred Qualification:
Experience with KT Ebeam (eS8XX/eDR7xxx) inspection tool support/repairs preferred. Previous customer support experience in a cleanroom environment and any high vacuum systems also preferred.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience.
 
Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com
 
KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
 

Product Engineer (# 113190)

Position: Product Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Global Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Product Training, and Technical Support. The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.

Responsibilities:
As a service product engineer,
  • You will be actively engaged in improving KLA-Tencor's advanced semiconductor optical systems, and the service teams which support them. You will be based in Silicon Valley and work in a globe-spanning team.
  • Gain a systems-engineering level knowledge of highly complex, leading edge systems by working with the product engineering and service teams. The systems include optics, electronics, mechanical components, custom software and algorithms.
  • Play a large role in assessing products with respect to design for reliability, stability, and serviceability
  • Participate in the development and testing of system diagnostics and spec validation
  • Act as a two-way conduit for information transfer between the engineers who are responsible for designing our products and field service teams who are responsible for product maintenance and support
  • Gather and analyze data from systems populations at customer sites to identify sources of systematic issues, including technical, process, and people-based issues
  • Help develop and document technical service procedures
  • Train support personnel such as tech support and field service engineers
  • Developing new training materials which may include written documents, video tutorials and on-line web based training.
  • Respond to situations where field service engineers have failed to resolve complex system performance problems, by providing written plans of action by e-mail or on-site hands-on assistance at customer sites in the US, Asia, and Europe
  • Write technical reports to communicate issues, analysis, technical assessments, system status, best-know-methods, and engineering recommendations
  • Take a proactive approach to improving service quality and profitability
Preferred Qualification:
Product Engineer: Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in depth evaluation of various factors. Results oriented and driven to excel. Enjoys teaching, troubleshooting, working with groups of people, and explaining complex things as simply as possible. Strong analytic and data analysis skills. Experience with analytical software such as Matlab or JMP is desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary, multicultural teams and to take a leadership role when needed. Quick grasp of challenging, complex technical information. Natural curiosity, inventiveness, and an interest in making things work better.
  • Must have electronic and electromechanical skills in troubleshooting complex systems issues
  • Optomechanical skills are highly preferred
  • Strong communications and project management skills desired
  • Proven ability to service heavy equipment within acceptable ergonomic standards desired
  • Semiconductor capital equipment support experience preferred. Graduate degree a plus
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree in EE/ME/OE (or equivalent) with at least 5 years of experience.

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Software Engineer ( Linux OS | High Performance Computing | RAID ) (#113176)


Position: Software Engineer (Linux OS | NetBoot | RAID)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Wafer Inspection Division (WIN) is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical inspection tools for inline monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories.
Responsibilities:
The WIN High Performance Computing and Algorithms (HPCA) group operates in the very challenging environment of the rapidly evolving semiconductor industry. The group develops cutting edge image processing hardware platforms and algorithms that are a key enabling component in KLA-Tencor’s Wafer Inspection Systems. These computing systems must be designed to meet demanding and often conflicting constraints on cost, performance, reliability, and stability.
 
This group is looking for a talented software/hardware engineer with the following skills and characteristics:
 
1) Excellent problem analysis and solving skills.
2) Strong skills with the Linux OS, including familiarity with net-boot methods, scripting languages such as Python, Perl, and Shell.  Familiarity with loading hardware drivers in the Linux OS.
3) Solid understanding of RAID technology and methods to maximize data storage capacity and achieve maximum data throughput.
4) Curiosity and desire to research new high performance computing technologies and evaluate their suitability for use in new designs.
5) Ability to develop rigorous test plans to thoroughly qualify new designs.
6) Ability to pay close attention to the small details that make the difference between superior and adequate designs.
7) Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
8) Enthusiasm and energetic personality.
9) The opportunities are limitless in the technical areas, since we are always looking to incorporate leading edge technologies into our design to boost performance and improve reliability. In addition, this job also requires close cooperation with neighboring functional teams.  10) Candidates with strong leadership potential will also get help to develop and grow in that direction as well.

Preferred Qualifications:
BS degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering (Advanced degree a definite plus)
Solid programming and debugging skills with scripting languages under Linux, particularly Python, Perl, and Shell.

Expertise in one or more of the following:
1) High throughput, high volume disk storage systems using hardware based RAID controllers.  Need to be thoroughly familiar with methods to maximize data throughput to the storage array.
2) Solid hands-on experience with assembling a Linux Distribution.
3) Must have in depth understanding of Linux internals such as kernel level device drivers, memory management, process scheduling, and network configuration.
4) Familiar with LDAP, DNS, NTP, NFS, DHCP.
5) Knowledge and experience in configuring a diskless cluster using net-boot is highly desired.

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic)
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience.
OR
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.

Kindly send your resume to sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
 
 

Staff Mechanical Design Engineer ( Precision | Opto-Mechanical ) (#113197)

Position: Staff Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Candela ANPI team has a charter to find new customers and new markets opportunities for KT.  We are a small and dynamically evolving team that started from within the Candela division in 2014. Our goal is to identify and help KT grow outside its core semi market.   To validate a business idea we follow the Lean startup model - a Business Model Canvas is drafted, and updated as we learn more.  After the initial screening we need a team that is able to rapidly develop shippable “product probes” to help validate customer use case and economic value.  These projects can vary in scale from hand held device to larger systems with multiple imaging sensors and big data path with complex algorithms.   Some examples if these projects are:  With a start-up partner, a surface metrology solution was developed, leveraging offshore development team,  for a large CE device manufacturer.  Another project we are conducting a technical feasibility study for ultrafast in-situ monitoring.   We are developing a core cross functional project team to collaborate on these growth opportunities.   We also routinely leverage KT talent across the company, in a “pick-up game” for who has a good match in skills, passion and availability to come help our core team execute stronger and quicker.

Responsibilities:
Senior mechanical design engineer will be responsible for the mechanical design of automated optical wafer inspection systems. The candidate will assume responsibility for the next generation design, fabrication, performance characterization, and technical interaction with vendors.  Will be responsible for complete design process, including requirements specification, feasibility studies, analysis and FEA modeling, conceptual and detailed design using SolidWorks, detail drawings, design review presentations, procurement of prototype parts, support prototype testing and system integration, and handoff to manufacturing. Will take projects from design concept through manufacturing build, and will document and address all issues thru the product phases.   Collaboration with marketing, systems, SW, EEs as well as other groups outside of the division.  Can mentor junior mechanical engineers and manage consultants.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Experience designing opto-mechanical modules, custom fixtures and tooling leading to successful introduction into manufacturing.
2) Expertise with mainstream MCAD and FEA software.
3) Opto-Mechanical design principles: kinematic design, flexures, athermalization, environmental effects.
4) Materials selection and fabrication.
5) Tolerance analysis, GD&T, error budgeting, flow up and flow down of requirements.
6) Structural analysis: finite element analysis, stress in optics, creep and stress relaxation, modal analysis.
7) Thermal analysis: heat transfer, temperature gradients, thermal transients, thermo-elastic analysis.
8) Optical metrology equipment including lasers, interferometers, autocollimators.
9) Vendor management: component fabrication, manufacturing process transfer, qualification.
10) Manage consultants
11) Operational and non-operational environmental and transportation testing including thermal, vibration, and shock.

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 5 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 6 years of experience.
OR
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 7 years of experience.

Kindly send your resume to sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
 

Friday, January 22, 2016

Application development engineer ( NPI | optical CD metrology) / 113141 / Portland, OR

Job Title: Application development engineer (Portland, OR)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
The Film and Scatterometry Technology (FaST) Division provides industry leading metrology solutions for worldwide semiconductor IC manufacturers.  The FaST Division portfolio of metrology products includes hardware and software solutions for optical film thickness, optical critical dimension (CD), composition, and resistivity measurement systems.  These products are essential for the IC manufacturers as they provide critical metrology capabilities for the development and implementation of their advanced IC processes.  The FaST division is committed to support our customers to achieve performance entitlement of our solution and we effectively partner with our customers from their early research and development phase to the high volume in-line manufacturing implementation specific for their process needs.  The division consists of a global team located in US, Israel, China, and India.
Responsibilities:
  • The Applications Development Engineer will be responsible for developing and implementing product applications for existing and pre-release products to provide maximum value to the customers.
  • The candidate is expected to support the following:
  • Focus on projects related to new product introduction such as characterization, alpha testing, beta testing and pilot tools in the ramp phase.
  • Potentially support the development of a system at the customer site.
  • Perform product diagnosis, problem resolution, interface with software and systems engineering to verify that hardware and software problems have been resolved.
  • Conduct customer product demonstrations and technical training including on-site training of Field Applications Engineers and end users.
  • Document all test results and lessons learned in BKMs (Best Known Methods), training documents, Demo reports, or, Alpha/Beta test reports and transfer product knowledge to Field Applications teams.
  • Generate demo and test reports for internal and customer review.
  • Travel to customer sites will be required; FaST customers are mostly located in USA, Europe, and east-Asia.  The estimated travel requirement is 25% to 50%.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Candidate must have BS/MS/PhD in Engineering, Physics, Material Science or related fields and strong technical background.
  • Preferred work experiences in semiconductor processing or equipment industry.
  • Candidate must have excellent communication, organizational, analytical, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidate must also be self-driven, and a strong team player.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.
OR
Doctorate degree

Please send you resume to Vinod at vinod.sanker@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Application development engineer (NPI | optical CD metrology) / 113140 / Milpitas, CA

Job Title: Application development engineer (Milpitas, CA)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
The Film and Scatterometry Technology (FaST) Division provides industry leading metrology solutions for worldwide semiconductor IC manufacturers.  The FaST Division portfolio of metrology products includes hardware and software solutions for optical film thickness, optical critical dimension (CD), composition, and resistivity measurement systems.  These products are essential for the IC manufacturers as they provide critical metrology capabilities for the development and implementation of their advanced IC processes.  The FaST division is committed to support our customers to achieve performance entitlement of our solution and we effectively partner with our customers from their early research and development phase to the high volume in-line manufacturing implementation specific for their process needs.  The division consists of a global team located in US, Israel, China, and India.

Responsibilities:
  • The Applications Development Engineer will be responsible for developing and implementing product applications for existing and pre-release products to provide maximum value to the customers.
  • The candidate is expected to support the following:
  • Focus on projects related to new product introduction such as characterization, alpha testing, beta testing and pilot tools in the ramp phase.
  • Potentially support the development of a system at the customer site.
  • Perform product diagnosis, problem resolution, interface with software and systems engineering to verify that hardware and software problems have been resolved.
  • Conduct customer product demonstrations and technical training including on-site training of Field Applications Engineers and end users.
  • Document all test results and lessons learned in BKMs (Best Known Methods), training documents, Demo reports, or, Alpha/Beta test reports and transfer product knowledge to Field Applications teams.
  • Generate demo and test reports for internal and customer review.
  • Travel to customer sites will be required; FaST customers are mostly located in USA, Europe, and east-Asia. The estimated travel requirement is 25% to 50%.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Candidate must have BS/MS/PhD in Engineering, Physics, Material Science or related fields and strong technical background.
  • Preferred work experiences in semiconductor processing or equipment industry.
  • Candidate must have excellent communication, organizational, analytical, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidate must also be self-driven, and a strong team player.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.
OR
Doctorate degree

Please send you resume to Vinod at vinod.sanker@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Systems Design Manager - Plasma/Laser Source Development (optical design) (#113099)

Job Title: Systems Design Manager - Plasma/Laser Source Development
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
The Wafer Inspection Division (WIN) is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical inspection tools for in-line monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead a cross-functional team in the development of next generation sources for Broadband wafer inspectors.
  • Defines and writes subsystem requirements and the architecture for very complex subsystems.  Typically owns the architecture for one or more subsystems on a complex product. May allocated requirements from the system to subsystem level in some cases.  Signs off and approves designs for the subsystems and systems assigned. Leads and influences the design reviews at the subsystem and system level.
  • Maintains, or contributes significantly to the divisional design processes.  Drives design engineers to use design review rigor and design for X techniques: such as design for performance, value, integration, outsource ability, manufacturability,  maintainability, diagnostics, serviceability, total cycle time, COGS, quality, reliability, regulatory, etc.  Develops and/or provides significant input to the top level system specifications, system error budget, interfaces and working parameters for the optimum hardware/software solution.  Able to analyze and interpret complex system data and develop solutions that optimize subsystem performance.  Able to plan and lead experiments and conduct trade-off studies required to make major architecture decisions on complex systems.  Reviews test plans for subsystems and leads the completion of the subsystem tests, including developing the specifications and data interpretation.    Able to lead the test and integration of complex subsystems
  • Able to resolve the most complex issues during subsystem or system integration and testing.  Able to lead and authorize most aspects of the design for any outsourced complex subsystem, including vendor selection, NRE spending, specification writing, design reviews with the vendor, build, test, acceptance and successful integration into a system.  Able to lead the outsourcing effort for most projects.   Able to lead cross functional teams to solve most system problems from MFG and customer sites.  Able to lead cross functional teams on major product improvements.  Able to investigate, propose and lead the technical investigation of new features for very complex systems.  Able to make significant contributions to the product roadmap, working with internal and external groups to acquire and use the latest available technologies and road-maps.   Able to coach design engineers at all levels, and across geographic boundaries and cultures and influence the design to meet program goals.  Is effective at supporting divisional and/or functional vision(s) and knows how to inspire and motivate team members in their group or function to support the vision.  Acts as a change agent when required for key corporate, functional, and/or group initiatives generally focused on changes that impact their group.  Is a recognized expert in their area of expertise within the company and may work with other divisions or outside groups.  Able to communicate effectively to all levels of the division, with the various inter-divisional engineering groups, customers, vendors and cultures.  Able to give effective technical presentations to all levels in the company, and at customer and vendor sites.  Able to diagnose and solve complex, ambiguous, system problems across algorithms, software, electronics, mechanics, and optics and apply methodical problem solving techniques.  Able to conduct detailed analysis, consider the trade-offs for the various solutions, and make decisions on which solution to implement and why.  Typically the final decision maker on solution implementation on problems that impact the success of the program.  Able to diagnose system issues and lead cross functional engineering teams to solutions, employing the best use of cross functional engineering teams.

Preferred Qualifications:
Extensive knowledge in the following technical areas:
  • High power lasers and diodes over the IR, Visible, and DUV wavelength regimes
  • Hands-on experience in laser-produced plasmas
  • Optical design
  • Opto-mechanical design
  • Patterned wafer inspection

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 3 years of experience
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience
OR
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience

Please send your resume to Vinod at vinod.sanker@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Optical engineer (test| analyze | subsystems) (#113053)

Job Title: Optical engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
The Wafer Inspection Division (WIN) is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical inspection tools for in-line monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories.

Responsibilities:
  • Contributes to the development of subsystem requirements for next generation architecture. Able to lead this effort for small projects. Defines subsystems requirements (flow down from higher level) tolerance interfaces.
  • Write requirements for components, modules and features.  Design and write specifications for optical components in a complex system.  Follows complete design process, including design reviews, part procurement from vendors, testing, integration and ECO release.
  • Approves designs for parts and subsystems assigned. Leads and influences design reviews up to subsystem level.
  • Supports development, testing, and release of subsystem/system alignment, integration, and calibration procedures and associated tooling requirements and software features. Provides input to acceptance criteria for some incoming materials, including outsourced subsystems.
  • Owns writing and release of testing, alignment, MFG and service procedures.  Train MFG, Field and Service on complex tools.
  • Contributes to the prototype testing by providing input to the prototype test plan and support of certain subsystems.
  • Provides input or lead to resolve complex problems for both alpha and released systems. Supports major field retrofits, tool installations and large continuous improvement programs with supervision and guidance. Able to uncover root cause and to drive a team to define solutions for complex problems. Systematically document findings and feed into next generation product development.

Preferred Qualification:
  • Able to test and qualify optical components, modules.  Able to work with suppliers to improve incoming material quality and acceptance.
  • Has very good problem solving ability through design of experiments and carry out tests to collect and analyze data. Able to apply the 7-step problem solving method consistently. Has excellent technical writing and documentation skills.
  • Able to setup and drive small team efforts that address product-level optical issues (such as design and supplier issues, MFG escalations, or improvement projects). Or as a team member, supports the problem solving of complex issues.
  • Able to support detailed analysis and trade-offs for various solutions. Able to enhance optics sub-assemblies test and alignment procedures to reduce cycle time. Able to manage MFG and field escalations with guidance.
  • Has a good understanding of design review process and dfX principles and follows them. Able to manage a project BOM and ECOs, materials procurement for assigned parts and modules. Able to communicate effectively with peers, interdisciplinary engineering groups, customers, vendors and across cultures.  Able to give effective technical presentations up to PLC level.
  • Potential to develop necessary leadership skills and be a part of change initiative when required for key corporate, functional, and/or group initiatives.
  • Experience to use tools such as Code V or Zemax is a big plus, but not required.
  • Ability to conduct more complex detailed technical analysis is highly desirable but not required.
  • Prior experience with wavefront error testing and interferometric testing is highly desirable but not required.
  • BS degree in physics, optical engineering or closely related fields plus at least 5 years’ experience OR Master's degree plus at least 3 years experiences with semiconductor capital equipment. Direct working experience with KLA-Tencor’s broadband plasma light source based wafer inspection products is highly desirable.

Minimum Qualification:
BS degree in physics, optical engineering or closely related fields plus at least 5 years’ experience
OR
Master's degree plus at least 3 years experiences with semiconductor capital equipment.

Please send your resume to Vinod at vinod.sanker@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Sr product development engineer (OCD metrology | alpa/beta tool installation)(#112970)

Job Title: Sr product development engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
The Film and Scatterometry Technology (FaST) Division provides industry leading metrology solutions for worldwide semiconductor IC manufacturers.  The FaST Division portfolio of metrology products includes hardware and software solutions for optical film thickness, optical critical dimension (CD), composition, and resistivity measurement systems.  These products are essential for the IC manufacturers as they provide critical metrology capabilities for the development and implementation of their advanced IC processes.  The FaST division is committed to support our customers to achieve performance entitlement of our solution and we effectively partner with our customers from their early research and development phase to the high volume in-line manufacturing implementation specific for their process needs.  The division consists of a global team located in US, Israel, China, and India.

Responsibilities:
Systems Engineer in semiconductor thin film and OCD metrology tools; main responsibility including hardware integration, product qualification and Alpha/Beta tool installation and testing at beta sites. This Engineer will work closely with other Engineers to roll out BKMs, translate BKM into procedures for manufacturing and GSS, and provide significant input into documentation. Other responsibilities include support for manufacturing and field escalations. This engineer will need to travel to domestic and international customers sites.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Optics, Physics

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD with 3+ industry experience

Please send your resumes to Vinod at vinod.sanker@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. 

Product Engineer (# 113125)

Position: Product Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Global Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Product Training, and Technical Support. The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.

Responsibilities:
Results oriented and driven to excel. The Product Engineer works closely with design engineering and manufacturing teams to ensure new Optical Metrology and Inspection products are designed for service and ready the field organization to support them. This includes all of the following and more:
  • Assess system electronics, software, and mechanics with respect to design for reliability, stability, and serviceability
  • Work closely with Engineering, attending concept and design reviews to provide feedback on serviceability of new designs and potential improvements
  • Hands-on work for integration of Alpha/Beta systems, including performing serviceability validation
  • Develop expertise on one or more subsystems
  • Define the spare parts list and the targeted stocking plan based on known and/or estimated failure rates
  • Draft service documentation and take it through to Final Release as well as make as-needed updates
  • Provide technical product expertise for service organization, including Technical Trainers, Technical Support and Field Service Teams
  • Travel to Beta sites for support of new tool installations/upgrades, and for escalation support of new products
  • Help define the Training curriculum and establish the training course for Field Service, including teaching portions of Beta classes
  • Flexibility to quickly adjust to program needs and service organization objectives
Preferred Qualification:
MS in Mechanical/Electrical/Optical/Materials Engineering/Physics or related fields. Strong analytic and data analysis skills. Must be able to work with wide variety of technologies, including mechanics, electronics, optics and software. 4+ years progressively more responsible engineering experience, 4+ years semiconductor industry experience highly desirable. Strong written and verbal communication skills required and must work well in a team environment. Experience with Reliability Engineering a plus.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience
OR
Doctorate (Academic)

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Senior Internal Auditor (# 112857)

Position: Senior Internal Auditor
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
This is part of KLA-Tencor's Global Internal Audit group.

Responsibilities:
  • Support the development of the annual risk assessment and provide input to the development of the Annual Audit Plan
  • Perform audit and consultative procedures, including:
         1) Design work program
         2) Conduct interviews, review documents, and prepare working papers
         3) Review and analyze evidence and document processes and procedures
         4) Identify, develop, and document audit issues and recommendations
  • Communicate the results of projects via written reports and/or oral presentations to management
  • Work with divisional and functional management to develop and implement practical solutions to address audit findings
  • Conduct and document audits of key internal controls (SOX 404) and key operational processes
  • Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers
Preferred Qualification:
  • Bachelor's Level Degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 4 years of experience
  • Big 4 audit firm experience a plus
  • CPA or equivalent qualification strongly preferred
  • Considerable skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines
  • Ability to integrate operational issues and financial concepts and data into compelling plans and actions
  • Considerable skill in effective verbal and written communications, including interviewing skills and presenting findings and recommendations
  • Considerable knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices
  • Skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems
  • Candidate must be a self-starter and be objective and work independently
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Senior Financial Analyst - Revenue (# 113059)

Position: Senior Financial Analyst - Revenue
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Wafer Inspection Division (WIN) is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical inspection tools for inline monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories.
We’re looking for a hard working individual with a positive attitude to contribute to a great Finance team. In this role you are responsible for planning, forecasting and reporting revenue / standard COGS / warranty. Our charter is to understand and influence the business in making the right trade-offs and pro-actively find efficiencies. The ideal candidate will work with multiple business functions and has the opportunity to affect company’s overall long term financial performance.

Responsibilities:
The Division Revenue Financial Analyst will support the product leaders in driving revenue achievement. Responsibilities include:
  • Partner with sales, operations and other divisional functions to optimize revenue plan and execution
  • Maintain accurate database for bookings, shipment, revenue history and forecast
  • Perform scenario planning and support the annual strategic planning process
  • Extract data sets, perform analyses, build actionable reports and financial models
  • Provide analysis of business trends, such as customers, pricing etc.
  • Work closely with corporate revenue team to fulfill statutory compliance requirements
  • Support period close processes, preparation of financial packages and reporting
Preferred Qualification:
  • Independent and critical thinker, analytical, fast learner and excellent eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skill and ability to build strong working relationships with business partners
  • Analytical mindset and ability to provide meaningful analyses that are concise and actionable
  • Must be hard working, has a positive attitude and willingly contribute to a team
  • Comfortable working in an ambiguous environment and be flexible to constant change
  • Has a strong sense of ownership of the responsibilities and be self-motivated
  • Openness to learning and looking for ways to improve
  • Knowledge of revenue accounting and finance principles
  • Degree in Accounting/Finance with minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience (with emphasis on accounting, forecasting and financial analysis)
  • Proficient in SAP/TM1 and strong MS Excel an PowerPoint skills
Minimum Qualifications:
Degree in Accounting/Finance with at least 3-5 years of relevant experience

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com 

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Group Financial Analyst - Patterning (113044)

Position: Group Financial Analyst, Patterning
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Financial Analyst is a member of the KLA Tencor Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) organization.  The Financial Planning and Analysis organization provides support to executives and business leaders throughout the company. Our primary role is to manage the processes that support the company's business decisions such as forecasting, strategic planning, and management reporting.

Responsibilities:
Part of Patterning Division finance team with following responsibilities:
  • Consolidation and Reporting - Consolidate financial reporting across multiple manufacturing sites and product lines
  • Analytics - Develop analytics and management reporting for division president and product line GM's
  • Project - Drive division-wide projects requiring financial expertise
  • Process Improvement - Identify, support, and implement group process improvements 
Preferred Qualification:
  • Bachelors Level Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • At least 3 years of progressive experience in financial planning in a public company
  • Knowledgeable in manufacturing finance concepts
  • Strong financial analytical and modeling skills
  • Result-driven and able to work independently and proactively
  • Attention to detail, quality of work
  • Process improvement mentality and ability to implement process improvement
  • Ability to adapt to changes within a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Team player with a positive attitude and strong sense of ownership
  • Proficient in SAP/TM1 or comparable ERP systems
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.