Friday, July 21, 2017

Information security Governance and Compliance Engineer

Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA-Tencor, we're making technology advancements that are bigger—and tinier—than the world has ever seen.

We are seeking Information Security & Compliance Engineer for a position based in Chennai, IS&C Engineer will join a world-class Information Technology team at KLA-Tencor, India (Chennai Office)


Responsibilities

Information security Governance and Compliance Engineer

  • Identify, document, measure and communicate technical Information Security risks using blended tool sets and exploitation techniques to identify attack surfaces
  • Perform data security reviews with a strong understanding of PII data
  • Determine data compliance requirements and identify applicable security controls
  • Provide data governance and security best practice principles as it relates to data security
  • Perform secure architecture reviews for database and data storage architectures
Preferred Qualifications
  • Engineering graduate with 3-5 years of combined data security, application security, data governance, data storage and management, and security vulnerability experience
  • Strong knowledge in data security and the associated data compliance requirements
  • The ability to conduct basic application penetration testing using a wide variety of exploitation techniques, tools, and procedures.
  • An understanding of coding and scripting, and ability to provide best coding practices
  • A self-starter mentality. You are able to work under pressure and with limited supervision. Must be able to successfully prioritize and manage to completion multiple complex tasks and deliverable. Must be able to speak clearly to conduct teleconferences.
To apply send resume to Sivakumar.Sukumaran@kla-tencor.com OR Arun.Dhanabalan@kla-tencor.com

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Product Engineer (Robotics | Mechanical/Electrical/Mechatronics | Product Life Cycle) (# 115732)

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

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The SWIFT (Simultaneous Wafer Inspection at Fast Throughput) division is part of the Wafer Inspection Group (WIG) and consists in an organization globally located in US, Germany, India, and Singapore.
The SWIFT division has the mission to provide cost-effective solutions for high-sampling wafer inspection applications. We effectively partner with field support teams and customers to lower overall fab costs by supplying world-leading high-throughput inspection, metrology and review systems. Our comprehensive product portfolio includes: all-wafer-surface (frontside, backside, and edge) macro inspection, standalone high-sampling inspection, and standalone edge inspection and metrology tools that are deployed across several advanced wafer fabs for a large number of applications.
Besides developing valuable products, the SWIFT division provides support to the customers to achieve performance entitlement through the sharing and implementation of applications BKM (Best Known Methods).

Responsibilities:
This person will be involved in new and sustaining product service engineering duties to include, but not limited to:
  • Serve as the central technical resource / interface with design engineering, manufacturing, technical support, quality, marketing and field as the product(s) move through the Product Life Cycle
  • Work directly with aforementioned teams in fully integrated manner to incorporate value-added serviceability, reliability and service business practice improvements into product design
  • Work to optimize serviceability, reduce cost-of-service through all stages of the PLC, and improve short and long term product service revenue performance
  • Remain involved throughout all stages of a product’s lifecycle to ensure system level product performance is continuously tracked and meets established specifications
  • Drive continuous improvement of system hardware, diagnostics and software, tooling, technical documentation, knowledge management, and training
  • Influence early PLC designs to include features that will optimize K-T’s service business: calibrations and diagnostics, Cost of Service (CoS), reliability, design tolerances, Intellectual Property (IP) protection
  • Act as a two-way conduit of information between design teams, technical support, and service personnel
  • Protect our service IP, and apply BKMs into documentations, FRUs, Tooling, and training
  • Participate in  difficult beta and sustaining escalation efforts, analyze data from various sources, and work with divisional experts to provide a detailed action plan suitable for execution by Customer Service Engineer (CSE) and Technical Support Engineer (TSE)
  • Leverage learning and knowledge across the Technical Support organization through training classes, scripts, coaching, documents and updating other knowledge capture tools
  • Develop and promote the use of Merlin and Solution Point during Beta and released product phases
  • Ensure that learning on current generation tools is captured and applied to next generation designs
  • Work with Learning and Knowledge Services (LKS) to determine the training requirements for new products and/or upgrades.  Train the trainer, and teach or co-teach initial courses.  Audit service training courses to ensure their quality.
  • Help to define a plan, implement and optimize the spare parts that will be stocked to support field shipments.  This includes taking into account reliability, diagnostics, inventory holding cost, training level and other factors
  • Prepare CoS models (bottom-up and top-down) during initial concept phase, and update them as new information is available.  Apply results to help optimize design of diagnostics
  • Work with Services Marketing to define Service Offerings, including analyzing market needs, forecasting CoS, and developing Sales support materials
  • Help to define and optimize the Preventative Maintenance Schedule for systems.
  • Help to prepare a product for obsolescence / transfer to Service Supply Chain Management (SSCM) ownership including closing known issues, disposition of inventory and transfer of documentation and knowledge
  • Participate in NPI Best Practice teams to spread knowledge across product divisions.
  • Perform hands-on work for integration of Alpha/Beta systems, including performing serviceability validation.
  • Travel to Beta sites for support of new tool installations/upgrades, and for escalation support for new products.   
  • Travel can be up to 20%.

Preferred Qualification:
  • Strong analytic and data analysis skills. 
  • Must be able to work with wide variety of technologies, including mechanics, electronics,  and software.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required and must work well in a team environment.
  • Mechanical and/or robotics experience is a plus
  • Adept at methodical troubleshooting
  • Software programing experience in C#, Visual Basic, and XML a plus

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's Level Degree OR Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 1 years of experience.

Kindly send your resume to manimaran.ilangovan@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, July 19, 2017

Applications Development Engineer (# 115932)

Position: Applications Development Engineer
Location: Richardson, TX
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:

  • KT Pro group is responsible for sales/marketing and applications support of fully refurbished pre-owned systems, mature tools upgrades and product enhancements, buybacks, re-marketing and flexible trade-in programs for surplus tools. KT Pro Marketing & applications organization is responsible for coordination of customer demos, applications acceptances, STRs, source inspections, RFQ and spec responses, maintenance of sales collateral for internal and external websites, pre-sales, benchmarking and technical engagements to drive customer adoption and strategic penetrations.
  • Own KT Pro related tool models applications contracts/acceptances and technical engagements at the customer sites worldwide. Support applications execution in the demo process (understanding DRF, talking to account team RPM, apps to define demo success criteria), delivering final reports to the customer. Technical function and maintenance of knowledge database for KT Pro product, apps review of specs and STRs. Define and arrange for chargeable STRs, billable support – KT Pro apps contracts. Support developing tools and sales collateral enabling field and internal sales to sell KT Pro’s range of product offerings.
  • Responsible for KT Pro delivery of apps related to the sold Patterned inspection (23xx, 28xx, PUMA 91xx) tools, coordination/planning/communication and applications execution, technical function and maintenance of knowledge database, apps review of specs and STRs. Assist in developing tools and sales collateral enabling field & internal sales to sell broad range of product offerings. Work closely with diverse KT Pro organization including operations and internal sales; account teams field sales, Tech directors, RPMs, and peer apps. This role reports to the Director of Marketing and Application in KT Pro group responsible for fully refurbished pre-owned systems, mature tool upgrades and product enhancements, buybacks, re-marketing and flexible trade-in programs for surplus tools.
  • Working with diverse KT Pro organization and global field organization.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Candidate must have min of BS/MS in Engineering, Physics, Material Science or related fields.
  • Requires knowledge of operation/applications of KLA-Tencor’s BBP tools preferably Level 3 certified to run 23xx, 28xx, Puma 91xx and higher models. Knowledge of other KT product platforms is a plus.
  • Ideal candidate will have demo lab experience on these systems. Must have 5+ years’ experience in IC processing/semiconductor industry or related field.
  • Excellent communication/presentation, organizational, analytical, leadership, and interpersonal skills. Candidate must be self-driven, independent, yet a strong team player.
  • Ability to travel worldwide (on average 50%) is required to support customer visits and possible execution of demos and/or technical engagements in the field.

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 manimaran.ilangovan@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, July 14, 2017

Algorithm Engineer ( C++ | Image Processing | Computer Vision | Software Development | Machine Learning ) (#115694)

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

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Global Product Group (GPG) is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical inspection tools to find all types of defects on wafers and reticles in advanced semiconductor factories.
 
Responsibilities:
This position belongs to the algorithm team for Broad-band Plasma wafer inspection in the Global Product Group (GPG) of KLA-Tencor Corporation. The team is responsible for advanced real-time image processing algorithms that support wafer inspection products.
 
Job responsibilities include:
1) Analyzing the signal and noise characteristics of current and emerging IC yield limiting defects, formulating algorithmic solutions, and validating them via simulation and prototyping.
2) Working with product system engineering team to define the algorithm performance specification and use it to guide the algorithm design and implementation.
3) Act as the algorithm representative during system level hardware/software integration.
4) Provide algorithm technical support during product demo and beta testing, work with domain experts from other functional teams on special customer engagement projects.
5) Participate in software quality assurance activities required by the software development process.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Strong problem analysis and solving skills
2) Curiosity and willingness to learn new technologies
3) Solid theoretical background in signal/image processing and computer vision
4) Research and/or software development experience on Unix/Linux and Windows platform.
5) Proficient in C/C++, solid MATLAB programming skills.
6) Background in pattern recognition, computational geometry and machine learning is highly desired.
7) Experience in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) and large data structure is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's Degree in electrical engineering, computer sciences or physics with at least 2 years of experience.
OR
Doctorate (Academic) in electrical engineering, computer sciences or physics
 
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, July 7, 2017

Field Applications Engineer (# 116011)

Position: Field Applications Engineer
Location: Malta, NY
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Customer Group (CG) team is our field based, customer facing organization consisting of Sales, Marketing, Applications, Finance, Human Resources, Facilities and IT. They partner closely with our customers to provide a comprehensive portfolio of products, services, software and expertise, to help them manage yield throughout their fabrication process—from research and development to final volume production.  Responsibilities of this group include maintaining strategic client relationships, identifying and closing sales opportunities, ensuring our products meet performance capabilities and expectations, providing critical solutions for improved yield performance, and collecting requirements for future products by understanding customer processes and technology trends. Partnering with our service organization and factory divisions, this diverse and dynamic team helps ensure alignment between customer needs and corporate offering to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities:
The selected Field Applications Engineers primary purpose is to provide 5D patterning process control technology support to our customer in Malta, NY, including product adoption, penetration, and market share activities centered on Best Known Methods (BKMs) development, identifying and implementing new applications and use cases, and maintaining competitive advantage. In addition, he/she will manage customer demos, competitive head to head activities at customer facilities, and long term adoption support. It will be his/her responsibility to generate BKMs and training material, transfer product knowledge and lessons learned to KLA-Tencor's WW Field Application Team. The candidate will have the ability to work with our customer team at Malta, NY, to conduct investigations, gather and analyze data, understand root causes of lithography patterning errors, and develop and implement lithography process control solutions to reduce patterning errors and improve yield.

The ideal candidate will have lithography process or applications experience with intimate familiarity in leading edge scanners or semiconductor process tools, lithography metrology tooling and/or lithography process development along with overlay, focus and dose control.

Preferred Qualifications:
Masters or PhD, in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Material Science or related fields.
Strong troubleshooting skills, combined with a methodical approach.
Excellent communication, organizational, analytical, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
Well organized, self-driven, strong follow-up abilities, demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic technical environment.
Training in Semiconductor, Lithography or related fields.
Matlab or knowledge of any other scripting skills is a plus.
Background in IC processing/Semiconductor equipment is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 4 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.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Manager / Controller - Business Development (# 115808)

Position: Manager / Controller - Business Development
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
We’re looking for a hard working individual with a positive attitude to contribute to a great Finance team. In this role as Senior Manager/Controller of Business Development you are representing Finance on M&A functional teams and activities. Core responsibilities would include integration of Financial and Business Processes, aligning financial reporting between different entities, ensuring compliances in processes and procedures.

As part of the Finance Team, 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 closely with multiple levels of dynamic cross functional teams, including Operations, IT, Finance, Sales. This role offers significant exposure to senior managers and has the opportunity to drive company-wide projects and initiatives in the areas of reporting, planning and analysis.

Responsibilities:
  • This Finance Manager/Controller is responsible for managing the Finance related integration activities of KLA M&A Deals
  • This position works cross-functionally with other teams including Engineering, Sales, Operations, Marketing from KLA as well as adjoining companies to integrate systems and processes.
  • Work with constituents in various organizations to plan integration of Finance and Accounting systems and processes including Sales Ops / Revenue Planning, Operations Integration of Inventory, costing, labor and HC, Accounts Payable, eProcure, GL, Legal Entities etc.
  • Develop, Coordinate and Communicate with Senior Leaders on timeline, strategy and progress of integration activities
  • Due diligence reviews of financial statements, make impairment assessments and recommendations.
  • Understand compliance and reporting requirements of various business and stakeholders impacted by such M&A activities.
  • Manage KLA’s planning, funding and portfolio of activities in new markets outside of Semi.

Preferred Qualification:
  • Degree in Accounting with minimum 5-7 years of relevant experience (with emphasis on accounting, forecasting and financial analysis)
  • Must be hard working, has a positive attitude and willingly contribute to a team.
  • Has the ability to create, multi-task and be flexible to multiple requests in a time sensitive manner.
  • 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.
  • Comfortable with reaching out to others and working with different levels and parts of an organization.
  • Independent and critical thinker, analytical, fast learner and excellent eye for detail
  • Proficient in SAP/TM1 and strong MS Excel an PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact professionally with all levels of the company

Minimum Qualifications:
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 manimaran.ilangovan@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.

Field Applications Engineer (# 115672)

Position: Field Applications Engineer
Location: Austin, TX
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Customer Group (CG) team is our field based, customer facing organization consisting of Sales, Marketing, Applications, Finance, Human Resources, Facilities and IT. They partner closely with our customers to provide a comprehensive portfolio of products, services, software and expertise, to help them manage yield throughout their fabrication process—from research and development to final volume production. Responsibilities of this group include maintaining strategic client relationships, identifying and closing sales opportunities, ensuring our products meet performance capabilities and expectations, providing critical solutions for improved yield performance, and collecting requirements for future products by understanding customer processes and technology trends. Partnering with our service organization and factory divisions, this diverse and dynamic team helps ensure alignment between customer needs and corporate offering to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities:
Technical Support: Driving adoption of advanced thin film measurement and Scatterometry tools at critical customer sites. Create recipes for regular production support. Develop Best Known Methods for the customer use cases, driving product adoption and differentiate vs. competition. Train operators & engineers on the equipment. Analyze tool performance and work in team with KT CSEs and TSEs organization on problem solving on KLA-Tencor film measurement equipment. Work on complex problems and develop unique solutions to meet customer’s requirements.

Project management: Identify and manage priorities and milestones for key projects. Develop clear project schedule and track progress. Work in synergy with Metrology Application Engineering Team, BU Management and Division. Develop value proposition and effective project summaries for Executive meetings.

Communication: Establish regular communication with the customer. Present and highlight the system values for customer use cases and differentiate vs. competition. Communicate results and issue with the Division. Provide accurate problem statement when reporting problems. Execute plan of actions and collect data.

Pre-Sales support: Assist sales and marketing in potential opportunities and/or competitive situation. Helping on brainstorming strategy for penetration of new customers and adoption.

Preferred Qualifications:
Essential Technical Skills:
  • Knowledge of Advanced Films Technology, Physics, Material Science
  • IC Process background: previous customer/industry experience is desired. Solid understanding of semiconductor process technologies
  • Excellent technical presentation and communication skills
  • Project management experience - Ability to handle multiple projects in parallel
  • Have creative thinking approach to deal with new customer challenges
  • Excellent problem solving skills
Important Skills:
  • Be a driver, influence situations by facts
  • Self-motivated - wants to win
  • Successful with multiple cultures environment
  • Leadership competencies: successful execution of projects in high pressure environment
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.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Product Marketing Manager (# 115906)

Position: Product Marketing Manager
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:
This specific req will be to fill the role of Product Line Manager for Broad Band Plasma products. The PLM will be supported by a field marketing team.
GSS has segmented the service market into 3 distinct segments. NPI, Volume and Mature.
This position will be to fulfill a dual function in the KT Pro Division of GSS.
The mature market consists of all the product lines that have been transferred to phase 7 and are part of the KT Pro port-folio of products which are as follows: Systems (KTC refurbs and upgrades, Enhancements and Service.
The mature market is growing due to increased shipments of systems and enhancements (IOT and other market forces). But the service component is declining year over year.
The KT Pro Marketing organization will implement what is called Product Line Management in order to determine the best way to optimize the resources that GSS invests in a product family in order to maximize the ROI.

The Product Line Manager will be responsible for the following:
  • Run the Product Family PLC Meeting - Prioritization the product family needs for Service, Systems and Enhancements and make decisions with GSS stakeholders on what product initiatives to pursue
  • Depending on the project type, a PLC process may be required and in that case the PLC manager must drive the PLC process dates, define the stakeholders deliverables and coordinate the phase exits according to the project schedule
  • The Product Line manager must manage Program Resources (people, tools, budgets) in a way that maximizes GSS ROI, but also balances other needs of the business like Cost of Service Reduction, Quality initiatives and customer satisfaction
  • The Product line manager will own the Product family roadmap and as such will be required to create the MRD for the products, Define the TAM and SAM forecast for a new offering, do Competitive analysis and product pricing. All the traditional Product Marketing roles, but with the Program management elements added
  • At a higher level, they will Define KT's target and growth objective for the product family, including the formulating plans to create new systems and service offerings for the product line in the market
  • Excellent Program management capabilities are a must. Knowledge of KT PLC process is highly desirable
  • Ability to work in a highly complex environment where decision need to be made to trade off multiple factors simultaneously with limited information
  • Ability to compare and contrast apples and oranges and to develop processes and BKM that do not exist today
  • Capability to take on an assignment or handle a situation where there is no precedent on how to handle it and drive consensus across a cross-functional team on what decision to make
  • Excellent cross-functional management skills to enable the KT Pro PLM process of scale across all organizations
Good business acumen and the ability to learn the key concepts of Product Marketing:
  • TAM measurement / SAM Forecasting / PSA strategies / Value Selling / ROI calculation
  • Analytical skills are critical. Ability to analyze data to illustrate your opportunity or challenge
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of KT's PLC process highly desirable and experience leading cross-functional teams. Experience creating new business practices for newly defined market segments highly desirable
  • Knowledge of BBP products is high desirable: 23XX, 28XX, 29XX. Previous product marketing or applications experience is very beneficial
  • Great verbal and written communication skills - especially with MS PPT
  • Good systems engineering knowledge of tool function and application in the customer space
  • Semi-conductor process or equipment business knowledge, especially in both systems products and service products
  • Ability to manage cross functionally and run PLC teams
  • Knowledge of Broad Band Plasma inspection products from KT
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 8 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree 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.

Product Marketing Manager (# 115904)

Position: Product Marketing Manager
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:
This specific req will be to fill the role of Product Line Manager for FAST and Thermawave products. The PLM will be supported by a field marketing team.
GSS has segmented the service market into 3 distinct segments. NPI, Volume and Mature.
This position will be to fulfill a dual function in the KT Pro Division of GSS.
The mature market consists of all the product lines that have been transferred to phase 7 and are part of the KT Pro port-folio of products which are as follows: Systems (KTC refurbs and upgrades, Enhancements and Service.
The mature market is growing due to increased shipments of systems and enhancements (IOT and other market forces). But the service component is declining year over year.
The KT Pro Marketing organization will implement what is called Product Line Management in order to determine the best way to optimize the resources that GSS invests in a product family in order to maximize the ROI.

The Product Line Manager will be responsible for the following:
  • Run the Product Family PLC Meeting - Prioritization the product family needs for Service, Systems and Enhancements and make decisions with GSS stakeholders on what product initiatives to pursue
  • Depending on the project type, a PLC process may be required and in that case the PLC manager must drive the PLC process dates, define the stakeholder’s deliverables and coordinate the phase exits according to the project schedule
  • The Product Line manager must manage Program Resources (people, tools, budgets) in a way that maximizes GSS ROI, but also balances other needs of the business like Cost of Service Reduction, Quality initiatives and customer satisfaction
  • The Product line manager will own the Product family roadmap and as such will be required to create the MRD for the products, Define the TAM and SAM forecast for a new offering, do Competitive analysis and product pricing. All the traditional Product Marketing roles, but with the Program management elements added
  • At a higher level, they will Define KT's target and growth objective for the product family, including the formulating plans to create new systems and service offerings for the product line in the market
  • Excellent Program management capabilities are a must. Knowledge of KT PLC process is highly desirable
  • Ability to work in a highly complex environment where decision need to be made to trade off multiple factors simultaneously with limited information
  • Ability to compare and contrast apples and oranges and to develop processes and BKM that do not exist today
  • Capability to take on an assignment or handle a situation where there is no precedent on how to handle it and drive consensus across a cross-functional team on what decision to make
  • Excellent cross-functional management skills to enable the KT Pro PLM process of scale across all organizations
Good business acumen and the ability to learn the key concepts of Product Marketing:
  • TAM measurement / SAM Forecasting / PSA strategies / Value Selling / ROI calculation
  • Analytical skills are critical. Ability to analyze data to illustrate your opportunity or challenge.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of KT's PLC process highly desirable and experience leading cross-functional teams. 
  • Experience creating new business practices for newly defined market segments highly desirable.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills - especially with MS PPT.
  • Good systems engineering knowledge of tool function and application in the customer space.
  • Semi-conductor process or equipment business knowledge, especially in both systems products and service products.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 8 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree 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.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Product Development Engineer (# 115390)

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

Job Description:
Business Unit:
KLA-Tencor 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 HPC team operates in the very challenging environment of the rapidly evolving semiconductor industry. The group specifies and implements cutting edge data storage and computing hardware systems that are a key enabling component in KLA-Tencor’s Wafer Inspection Systems. These systems must be designed to meet demanding and often conflicting constraints on cost, performance, reliability, and stability.

The HPC team is looking for an energetic and talented systems engineer who can apply their engineering skills to the following responsibilities:
  • Work with internal application engineering to specify and implement improvements to KT’s proprietary data hub (central data storage and computing platform)
  • Work with KT’s SQC (Software Quality Control) engineers to develop test requirements for data hub
  • Work with KT’s internal marketing organization to improve process for specifying configuration of new data hub systems for external customers
  • Support KT’s Manufacturing organization to resolve issues related to the build and test of data-hub
  • Work with KT’s Global Service organization to improve tracking of existing hardware at customer sites
  • Develop and test new VM (virtual machine) golden images as new use cases emerge
  • Produce clear documents describing how to build and configure new computing system designs
  • Develop rigorous test plans to thoroughly qualify new computing system designs
  • Work with the manufacturing division to transfer the design from the drawing board to production
  • Support field escalations for HPC system team designs
Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Engineering (some emphasis on Computer applications desirable)
  • Solid experience with Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Experience developing scripts for testing computing hardware (under Windows & Linux)
  • Experience setting up virtual machine GI’s to match a given hardware environment
  • Solid skills in software / mechanical / electrical systems level testing
  • Knowledge of SEMI Fab automation GEM/SECS Wafer handling software and factory automation testing methods
  • Experience with SW licensing requirements and processes
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Engineering Degree with at least 3 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.

Electrical Engineer (Servo Control PCB Design) (# 115754)

Position: Electrical Engineer (Servo Control PCB Design)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
KLA-Tencor 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 Wafer Inspection team is looking for a talented electrical design engineer to join our stage control team and contribute in the area of PCB development and subsystem integration. The ideal candidate would be a highly motivated individual contributor that has the vision and initiative to provide technical leadership on the assigned project. The main job functions would include:
  • Servo control PCB design
  • Stage amplifier test and evaluation
  • Drive the development, test and integration of complex electrical components and subsystems (including PCBs, Cables, System interconnect)
  • Actively participate in the subsystem integration process collaborating with the SW and Stage mechanical teams
  • Write technical documentation that meets the defined quality standards for manufacturing, service as required
  • Interact with manufacturing, service teams to support a smooth product transition into manufacturing
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Solid knowledge of electrical engineering principles, analog digital and mixed signal electronics design.
  • Experience in the design, development and integration of complex electrical components and subsystems (including PCBs, Cables, System interconnect).
  • Electrical design engineering skills including design using OrCAD, Python, MatLab and etc.
  • Experience in coordinating engineers in different disciplines (mechanical, electrical, software) to drive the resolution of complex system level issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Knowledge of Altera and/or Xilinx EPLD/FPGA, development tools and programing
  • Demonstrate sense of urgency and purpose in completing the assigned tasks
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.

Sensor System Development Engineer (CMOS/CCD Image Sensors) (# 115746)

Position: Sensor System Development Engineer (CMOS/CCD Image Sensors)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
KLA-Tencor 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:
KLA-Tencor seeks an expert level technologist/engineer to lead the development of a high bandwidth, low noise solid-state sensor. The candidate will be part of a team of scientists and engineers developing market leading, next generation tools. The candidate will be responsible for generating sensor requirements, defining sensor architecture including device design and interfaces, driving the cooperation of manufacturing partners, verifying sensor performance and reliability, and integrating the camera sub-system. The successful candidate will ideally have a demonstrated record of innovation and implementation of leading-generation CMOS or CCD-based sensors, from design through production and release, have the ability to quantify and articulate the merits of sensor technology and roadmaps, and thrive as a part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of sensor design experience, preferably with high bandwidth low noise CMOS or CCD
  • Experience and knowledge of state-of-the-art CMOS/CCD sensor manufacturing, packaging, and testing processes
  • Project and vendor management skills
  • Camera system design and integration experience
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 7 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 6 years of experience.
OR
Doctorate (Academic) 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.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Senior Spares Planner (Supply Chain | Spares | Planning | MS Access) (# 115938)

Position: Senior Spares Planner
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
KLA-Tencor has manufacturing sites across the globe, including Belgium, China, Germany, Israel, Singapore and Milpitas (CA). The Global Operations (GOPS) team, comprised of Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Installation, and Quality, is responsible for manufacturing our leading-edge technology. We partner with our world-wide supply base and our design engineering teams to bring new products to market. The GOPS team is continuously working to build our products Better, Faster, Cheaper.

Responsibilities:
KLA-Tencor seeks an organized professional for the role of Spares Product Planner to own the spare parts planning during the product life cycle for their product lines. This person will functionally support the service organization and one or more product families. The planner will work closely with Sales/Marketing, procurement and engineering to track installed base growth, manage global inventory levels and the overall spares business for their product line. The product planner will also be looking for ways to optimize the spares stocking strategy and be working with the supply chain team and manufacturing to identify opportunities for inventory reductions while maintaining customer

The role of Product Planner will entail working on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. The right candidate will have experience reviewing, analyzing and arranging large data sets in a way that is understandable and clearly identifies central themes and messages. Must have excellent written and oral communications skills and be comfortable presenting to internal and external customers. Experience with MS-Access and other database management software is essential. Programming skills would be a plus.
  • The right candidate must be able to effectively work and interact with internal/external roles across functional organizations, learn quickly when facing new problems, and comfortably shift priorities as business needs change.
  • Be a single point of contact for assigned product lines to drive spares support for our Global customers.
  • Ensure that established Fill Rate performance targets and inventory or service commitments are incorporated into the global Spares Plan.
  • Monitor and report out Fill Rate performance v. Fill Rate Targets and Planned vs. Actual Inventory
  • Take action to address current and future issues impacting Fill Rate performance and Spares Inventory cost
  • Program Manage cross-functional actions that impact current and future Fill Rate performance
  • Implement improvements to reduce costs or inventory while maintaining Fill Rate performance
  • Excellent communication/presentation, organizational, analytical, leadership, and interpersonal skills. Candidate must be self-driven, independent, yet a strong team player.

 Preferred Qualification:
  • Bachelor degree plus 5 years of related experience.
  • High proficiency in MS Excel; MS Access is a plus.
  • Candidate should be process oriented and results driven. Should enjoy a challenging and fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work well on cross-functional teams. Must be a good team player with proven skills in collaboration.
  • Must be able to work on multiple projects in parallel as needed.
  • Candidate should be process oriented and results driven.
  • Must have the proven ability to effectively deal with ambiguity, identify gaps, and implement innovative solutions to increase operational efficiency.
  • Uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. 

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience in supply chain.
OR
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience in supply chain.

Kindly send your resume to manimaran.ilangovan@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.