Friday, October 31, 2014

Information System Analyst - Global Supply Chain Operations (# 111730)

Position: Information System Analyst- Global Supply Chain Operations
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The KLA-Tencor Information Technology Division mission is to provide innovative and differentiated solutions to help drive business growth, collaboration and productivity. Our organization consists of Business Engagement Management, Architecture, Governance and Services Support. IT partners with key suppliers and our business partners to maintain and develop new enterprise services on a global level 24/7. The IT team has opportunity to work on a wide range of assignments and projects in the development and operation of computer-based information systems, including analysis, programming and operation support, for computer based systems which touch, directly or indirectly, all parts of KLA-Tencor Enterprise.

Responsibilities:
We are currently seeking an energetic self-starter to work as a Business Process and Information Systems Analyst with emphasis on Supply Chain (SCM), Inventory, Procurement and Production Execution. This position will be located in Milpitas, CA. The Business Process and Information systems Analyst will be responsible for conducting business process analysis, process assessments, business requirements gathering and preliminary cost/benefit analysis in an effort to align information technology solutions with business initiatives. He/She will analyze business procedures, business requirements and come up with the conceptual solution approach. He/She will develop functional specifications and design documents based on the Systems Solution chosen. The successful candidate will collaborate with users and regional business systems analysts confirming project requirements, analyzing system capabilities and options, and ensuring adherence to global business processes and standards. He/She will be responsible for the configuration, enhancement, and maintenance of the Materials Management, Production Planning modules of SAP.
He/She will collaborate tightly with a highly talented & committed applications team, including technical resources from our applications development team. He/She should be an independent thinker, comfortable with sharing and accepting ideas in an open manner - and expect the same to be reciprocated. He/She must possess solid written and verbal communication skills and have an aptitude for thriving in complex situations. Lastly, he/she should enjoy working in a fast-paced, self-directed, diverse and customer service-oriented environment.

Preferred Qualification:
Other primary responsibilities include:
  • Adheres to KT's Project Management Office guidelines and methodologies to ensure delivery of projects on-time, on or under budget and to the defined scope
  • Configures, tests, debugs, installs and supports package applications
  • Provide business analysis of the MM, PP modules within SAP. Prepares and maintains process design, configuration, testing, operational and training documentation
  • May act in liaison capacity with other departments, divisions, and organizations
  • Under general supervision, carries out broad and complex assignments requiring comprehensive knowledge in the SAP functional area of specialization and of the organization in order to develop recommendations to change policies or procedures
  • Works with third party Application Management Services provider to ensure knowledge transfer and assists the production support team when issues are escalated
  • May oversee the completion of projects including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, and evaluating results, etc
  • Communicates and meets with organizational units involved to determine specific requirements. May conduct feasibility studies for new systems development, enhancement, and maintenance
  • Devises data verification methods and prepares written tests to evaluate system and process performance and to determine present and/or potential problems
  • Takes appropriate action to correct problems
  • Coordinates system and application installation to avoid disruption of existing activities and ensure  smooth transition
  • Maintains skillset and awareness of current features/functionality pertaining to his/her personal area of responsibility. Stays current on industry best business practices and continuously reviews with the business for potential application in their functional area
Qualifications
  • Overall experience - minimum 10 years, with 4 to 5 years in Information Systems as a Business Process Analyst
  • 3-5 years proven SAP experience preferred specifically in areas such as Inventory, Purchasing, Production, Forecasting and Planning
  • Specific knowledge of SAP MM, PP, SRM desirable
Additional experience:
  • Information Systems Solution design and development experience in the area of Inventory, Purchasing, Production, Forecasting and Planning
  • SAP configuration knowledge in the area of Inventory, Purchasing, Production, Forecasting and Planning
  • Information system project leading experience
  • Certification on Windows, VMware and Storage is preferred
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 10 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 6 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, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Windows System Administrator (# 111744)

Position: Windows System Administrator
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
Corporate Information Technology. Responsible for maintaining and enhancing the IT services to make Employees productive.

Responsibilities:
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Individual’s main responsibility will be to deliver IT related projects. This individual will also be accountable for the following systems: Windows OS, VMware Solutions, Windows storage systems and clusters for corporate IT infrastructures. Provisioning, operations and support of these systems and solutions will be a key responsibility of the individual. Individual should be able to do research and development to ensure continual innovation for the responsible services.

Candidate must have the following skills and knowledge:
  • Excellent troubleshooting knowledge on computer systems ( Windows, VMware and Linux Environment)
  • Excellent Knowledge on Desktop Operating systems, server operating systems like Windows 2003/2008/2012 and related components like AD, DFS, DNS
  • Knowledge on Virtualization technologies like VMware, Citrix Xen Server and Open Stack
  • TCP/IP Networking, VPN, imaging Technologies , WAN acceleration technologies
  • Manage and maintain Windows clusters and Windows storages
  • Experience of supporting users as needed in large corporate environment
  • Knowledge on Linux and Unix Environment will be added advantage
  • Project Management skills
  • Should have excellent problem solving capability
  • Should works as a high performance team member in the organization
  • Knowledge on Cloud technologies
  • Service management skills
Corporate IT Responsibilities:
  • Keep the existing IT services running without interruption. Minimize productivity loss due to IT related outage for the corporation
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
  • Develop, maintain and improve high standard operation process for the responsible IT services
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards and build process to provide End of Life support of the Hardware systems
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale
Operations and Support responsibilities:
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of key jobs
  • Perform regular day to day support to Partner ecosystem and Engineering Groups
  • Provide L3/L4 support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies
Maintenance Responsibilities:
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary
  • Make sure that all the systems are part of virus scanner solution and get regular update from virus scanner server
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required
 Communication and Problem Solving:
  • Position requires communicating with different functional groups like Engineering, Field IT, Partners and Vendors.
  • Position deals with a variety of problems and sometime has to decide which answer is best. The question/issues are typically clear and require determination of which answer (from a few choices) is the best.
Preferred Qualification:
Bachelor (4-year) degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science with 5 years of system administration experience or 10+ work experience capable of supporting IT systems and Networks

Certification on Windows, VMware and Storage is preferred

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, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Senior Research Scientist ( C++ | OOD | Algorithms | Scientific Programming ) (#111474)


Position: Senior Research Scientist
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full Time

Job Description:
The Film and Scatterometry Technology (FaST) Division of KLA-Tencor Corporation 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:
Demonstrated abilty in scientific programming; strong background in applied mathematics, computational electromagnetics (field theory), and knowledge of optical modeling especially as applied to scaterometry and thin film metrology. Knowledge of reflectometry and spectroscopic ellipsometry a plus.
Works on complex problems that impact the design success of current products or addresses broad design issues of future products or technologies. Tasks include: define future product development strategy, develop a problem statement, research into particular solutions, develop code, and test prototypes; design, code, and test/integrate into tool product software.
The candidate will be responsible for developing and improving electromagnetic simulations algorithms, developing new modeling capabilities, system optical models, and analysis tools for optical metrology applications.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Computational Physics highly desired with 7 years industrial experience.
Proficiency in computational methods, C++, and object oriented design.

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in Physics with 7 yrs industrial experience.
Proficiency in C++, and object oriented design.
Kindly send your resumes to Sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

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

Director of Engineering - RAPID ( E-beam| reticle inspection)(# 111706)

Job Title: Director of Engineering - RAPID (Reticle/Mask Inspection)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
The RAPID group (Reticle and Photonic Inspection Division) is the leading supplier for reticle inspection equipment used to guarantee reticle quality in mask shops and IC fabs worldwide.

Error-free reticles, or masks, are the first step in achieving high semiconductor device yields, since reticle defects can be replicated on production wafers. The reticle inspection systems use optical imaging and multiple inspection modes to find all types of reticle defects prior to printing on the wafer. The metrology systems ensure quality reticle manufacturing by providing the best precision for reticle pattern placement and accurate measurement of reticles’ critical dimensions.

Responsibilities:
In this role, the candidate will lead a small team of algorithm engineers to develop the algorithm for E-Beam modeling and analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:
Successful candidate should have 10+ years of industry experience in E-beam-related field, with educational background in science or engineering at the Master's or PhD level
Needs to be self-driven and a team-leader

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 10 years of experience
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 8 years of experience
OR
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 7 years of experience

Please send the 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, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Mechanical Design Engineer ( sensor | metrolgy | materials | FEA)(#111715)

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Business Unit:
The mission of KLA-Tencor's SensArray Division is generating indispensable, embedded sensor-based metrology systems for semiconductor and related production process environments. SensArray solutions are deployed widely across the fab by leading IC manufacturers to enhance the ROI of semiconductor process equipment. Key applications include plasma etch, lithography, deposition, and surface preparation. In addition to serving fab customers, SensArray products are also used extensively by semiconductor equipment companies (OEMs) in the development, production, and support of their tools.

Responsibilities:
We are looking to add another talented engineer to our development team.  You will have an influential role in defining our technology road-map and own the success of major subsystems; involved from the first understanding of customers’ needs, through field launch.  In this role, you will interface with multiple functional groups, division senior management, suppliers, and customers.
  • Actively participates in defining next generation products’ system requirements;
  • Create construction and materials design options, then propose solutions based on analysis.
  • Design and define construction/materials requirements, and/or studies and analyzes existing systems. These systems typically include power sources, sensors, signal processing, and other electronics.
  • Defines best processes and equipment. - This sometimes requires defining and driving the creation of custom equipment.
  • Responsible for developing test plans and analysis during various phases of the development process.
  • Coordinates and performs root cause analysis to solve issues.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong background in materials, fabrication methods, and mechanical engineering principles.
  • Experience with IC Packaging, micro/nano-mechanical, and/or MEMS design and manufacture.
  • Experience in sensor design and/or novel materials processing preferred.
  • Proficient at creating Thermal, FEA, and/or CFD models (ie COMSOL).
  • Understanding of semiconductor manufacture processes.
  • Experienced in using solid modeling software (ie ProEngineer)
  • Track record of designing tests and thorough results analysis.
  • Works well as a team and be able to openly communicate in an honest and forthright manner with peers, interdisciplinary engineering groups, customers and vendors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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)

Please send the 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, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Financial Analyst (Financial Planning | Budget | Cognos) (# 111732)

Position: Financial Analyst
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. 
We are looking for a sharp finance professional to join our Global Operations Financial Planning and Analysis team who will be responsible for forecasting, strategic operations planning, analytics, and management reporting. The ideal candidate would have an interest in manufacturing operations and the metrics that help to drive improvements. You will be a key contributor to driving Operations headcount planning, Gross Margin improvement, Inventory management and Materials Cost reduction. You will interact with executives and have high visibility throughout the company. Successful candidate will be a top performer who has a passion to champion positive change throughout the organization.

Responsibilities:
Essential Functions:
  • Provide financial and analytical support for the company's forecasts and results.
  • Create and implement process improvement across the company in all regions
  • Create new reports and models to meet the business' needs and drive decisions
  • Perform ad hoc financial analyses and special projects
  • Perform ad hoc financial analyses in support of US Operations
  • Prepare quarter end executive reports
  • Support improvements of our financial planning models and system
  • Participate in all budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Monitor and report operating results against budget and forecast
  • Create and distribute scalable weekly, monthly and quarterly management reports
Preferred Qualification:
  • MBA
  • Experience with Cognos TM1
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills and extensive knowledge of Excel
  • Fast learner with new tools and systems
  • Ability to think strategically and proactively
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task
  • Strong ability to partner and build relationships
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize; to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Must be comfortable presenting data to senior management
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, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Software Engineer/EDA Product Engineer ( C++ | OOD | MultiThreading | Linux ) (#111448)

Position: Software Engineer/EDA Product Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
The Wafer Inspection Division (WIN) of 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 Division (WIN) is seeking a Software Product Engineers.
 
Software Product Engineers provide technical expertise in the usage of KLA-Tencor design-aware inspection tools from product definition through development and testing. In this role you will work with Customers, R&D, Marketing, and Field Applications Engineers to create products that address the unique and complex needs of our end users. This team is responsible for deriving customer and product requirements, driving definition and implementation, and rolling-out of these new software features to the field and customer base.
 
Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•Work with the field and customers to identify and define product requirements
•Work with R&D teams to drive and influence the development of new tools, as well as the modification of existing tools to address the needs of customers and market.
•Support existing design-aware inspection products
•Run expert-level benchmarks and solve complex customer problems.
•Develop product flows to improve quality and performance.
•Manage Beta programs, review documents, and track customer issues.

Preferred Qualifications:
Must have In-depth knowledge of
◦Software systems troubleshooting in a complex, multi-operating system environment focused on functionality and performance
◦Knowledge of Linux operating system and IT administration – super user experience
◦Should have experience with Scripting/Programming with Python, Perl, or Tcl
◦Documenting application requirements for implementation by software developers.

Additional desired skills
◦Highly effective communicator and have a desire to work on collaborative, high-performing teams.
◦Ability to present technical information to audiences of up to 10 engineers
◦Prior work in the EDA or Semiconductor Industry
◦Prior team experience designing or building a product or application that was released to market
◦Basic network and tcp/ip knowledge (IP addresses, ports)
◦Experience viewing, manipulating, or creating GDS/Oasis files
◦Ability to travel up to 50% on short notice and enjoy working in other cultures

Nice to Have Skills
◦Basic Knowledge of EDA tools used for DRC (Calibre, PVS, IC Validator)
◦Understanding of the EDA flow from RTL to GDS and/or GDS to Mask
◦Server Virtualization
◦Understanding of distributed processing in a multi-server environment.

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 resumes to Sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

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

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Manager, Supply Chain - Compliance and Strategic Initiatives (# 111705)

Position: Manager, Supply Chain - Compliance and Strategic Initiatives
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Global Supply Chain (GSC) organization is a matrix organization overseeing sourcing, supplier contracting, supplier management, materials management, procurement (direct and indirect), logistics, and trade compliance around the world. GSC leads the company to establish and manage an innovative, reliable, efficient, effective, and compliant supply chain and logistics, working to assure competitive advantage for KLA-Tencor.

Responsibilities:
  • Supply Chain Manager - Compliance and Strategic Initiatives is responsible for multiple company-wide programs within Corporate Procurement
  • Driving supply chain resiliency programs
  • Lead, improve and manage the company’s Conflict Minerals Program and related SEC disclosures
  • Lead, manage and continuously develop and improve the company’s EICC (Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition) Code of Conduct supply chain compliance program
  • Track and understand regulatory developments that may impact the supply chain
Additional program management responsibility may include assisting the leadership team in driving enhancements and improvements to our Supply Chain management process, supplier risk management program, supplier management programs, contract management program, commodity management programs, negotiation best practices and even system initiatives.

Preferred Qualification:
  • Experience leading supply chain regulatory, risk and compliance programs across a complex global company
  • Experience in leading conflict minerals, supplier audit and regulatory programs is a plus
  • Five plus years of experience in a high-tech supply chain and/or procurement environment
  • Specific semiconductor industry, capital equipment industry or procurement experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional and cross-organizational teams. Ability to influence teams in a highly matrixed environment
  • Excellent program management and project management skills
  • The ideal candidate will have experience working with executive level staff members on operational and strategic reviews
  • BS/BA Business or related field with preferred concentration in Operations or Supply Chain Management (MS/MBA preferred a plus)
  • Must have excellent written and oral communications skills and be comfortable coordinating tasks across multiple functions and global locations
  • The candidate is required to be a team player with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  •  Must be able to quickly learn and improve new applications and processes
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.

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, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Software Engineer (C++ | C# | ATL | WinForms | .NET) (# 111485)

Position: Software 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:
The KlearPoint group, part of the Global Support Services (GSS) Organization, is looking to fill a Software Engineer position. KlearPoint Software gathers a diverse set of data and presents reports that enable users to quickly troubleshoot issues, solve problems proactively and optimize overall equipment productivity. This exciting position will enable you to interact with a wide variety of Engineers and KLA-Tencor System data, with a focus on delivering an improved user and customer experience across KLA-Tencor’s global installed base of Systems.

This position is responsible for:
  • Working with software, hardware, product support, application and marketing groups to understand product requirements and map them to a software design
  • Software development activities using C++/C#, ATL, WinForms, .NET in Windows 32/64 bit environment
  • Working with data structures
  • Developing User interface and graphics design and development for current and future generation of products
  • Working in a global environment to interact with multi-site team members (India, Singapore, Europe, Israel and USA) during software product life cycle for requirement analysis, design, coding, integration and testing
  • Exercising judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Participating in all stages of software development including deployment/trouble shooting at customer sites
  • Traveling customer sites on a needed basis
Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer science / Electronics / Electrical / Mechanical or equivalent field (Master's preferred) with 5-7 years of Software Engineering Experience
  • Excellent software design/implementation capabilities
  • Good understanding of SW principles and constructs
  • Technical competency in using Visual C/C++, C#, WinForms, ATL, COM in Windows 32/64 bit programming environment
  • Experience in Multi-threaded and multi-core software application programming
  • Proven experience in using UML, OOP and OOD methodologies
  • Proven experience in debugging large complex software
  • Proven track record in User interface design and implementation
  • Experience in dealing with all stages of SW Life cycle for a product
  • Experience in using proven Software Design Patterns
  • Good Communication, Inter personnel and Team co-ordination skills required
  • Self-learner, able to work with minimum supervision
  • Creative thinker with good problem analysis and solving abilities
  • Good understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Experience working with a source control system
  • Experience working with a defect tracking system
  • Experience developing in a service-oriented framework
Desired:
  • Good understanding of statistical analysis and prediction modeling
  • Basic understanding of machine learning and data mining
  • Experience with Rational Team Concerts
  • Working on Agile SW teams
  • Semi-conductor domain experience and Linux/UNIX development experience a plus.
  • Web Development Skills
  • Familiarity with encryption and security concepts and best practices
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, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Senior Research Scientist ( C++ | Algorithm | Modeling | Computer Vision and Machine learning ) (#111578)

Position: Senior Research Scientist
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
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:
Develop the next generation of algorithms for semiconductor device and thin film metrology. The position requires a proven innovative track record in the related fields of algorithm development, statistical data analysis and signal processing, image analysis and machine learning. The candidate should have a background in engineering/math/physics and be comfortable and conversant in a range of disciplines from optics, information and noise analysis, solving optimization problems (forward and inverse).
 
The Algorithms Scientist will produce mathematical formulations, develop modeling tools, and perform data analysis and capability predictions on a variety of metrology technologies. The role will closely interface with other members of Advanced Development, Engineering, Algorithm and Application teams. The candidate should demonstrate ability to develop complex data analysis algorithms, software codes that can be used by others, understanding of experimental data analysis, and ability to guide others.
 
Education or experience must include:
1.Designing, developing, modifying and diagnosing complex algorithms, utilizing C#, C++, R, Matlab or other tools and languages;
2.Ability to invent, develop and implement new algorithms and ideas
3.Statistical analysis, modeling and optimization methods
4.Signal and image processing, computer vision and machine learning
5.Hands-on experience in object-oriented and functional programming
6.Hands-on experience with products such as JMP, R, Matlab is a plus
7.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
8.Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
9.Semiconductor optical metrology experience preferred.
Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics or related fields plus 3 years of relevant experience and accomplishments.

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 2 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.

Kindly send your resumes to Sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

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

Senior Research Scientist ( C++ | Algorithm | Modeling | Computer Vision and Machine learning ) (#111526)

Position: Senior Research Scientist
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
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:
Develop the next generation of algorithms for semiconductor device and thin film metrology. The position requires a proven innovative track record in the related fields of algorithm development, statistical data analysis and signal processing, image analysis and machine learning. The candidate should have a background in engineering/math/physics and be comfortable and conversant in a range of disciplines from optics, information and noise analysis, solving optimization problems (forward and inverse).
The Algorithms Scientist will produce mathematical formulations, develop modeling tools, and perform data analysis and capability predictions on a variety of metrology technologies. The role will closely interface with other members of Advanced Development, Engineering, Algorithm and Application teams. The candidate should demonstrate ability to develop complex data analysis algorithms, software codes that can be used by others, understanding of experimental data analysis, and ability to guide others.
Education or experience must include:
1.Designing, developing, modifying and diagnosing complex algorithms, utilizing C#, C++, R, Matlab or other tools and languages;
2.Ability to invent, develop and implement new algorithms and ideas
3.Statistical analysis, modeling and optimization methods
4.Signal and image processing, computer vision and machine learning
5.Hands-on experience in object-oriented and functional programming
6.Hands-on experience with products such as JMP, R, Matlab is a plus
7.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
8.Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
9.Semiconductor optical metrology experience preferred.
Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics or related fields plus 8 years of relevant experience and accomplishments.

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 resumes to Sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Project Coordinator - SWIFT (wafer inspection)

Job Title: Project Coordinator
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Business Unit:
The SWIFT division is part of the Wafer Inspection Group (WIG) and consists in an organization globally located in US, Germany, Belgium, 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).

Position Summary:
KLA-Tencor seeks a creative and organized professional as a Project Coordinator. This is an exciting, fast-paced position with a global market leader in the semiconductor industry. Reporting to the General Manager (GM), this person will work with all divisional departments to support engineering projects, global communications initiatives for internal and external events, internal social media, coordinating events and other deliverables. Specifically, the person will be working with the heads of the global engineering teams in India, Singapore, Germany, Belgium and US on various engineering project support and coordination initiatives involving engineering organizations in those countries. The position also includes supporting the GM for scheduling meetings with internal and external customers and managing international travel and expense claim reimbursements. The position requires effective handling of information of highly confidential and critical nature.

Responsibilities:

  • Own all communications related to marketing efforts and projects between different employee locations across the globe
  • Role is at the center of our team's activities and is the "go-to" staff person with the full overview of all ongoing programs, upcoming engineering and customer milestones and events
  • Create PowerPoint slides and Word documents around SWIFT initiatives
  • Internal/external event and trade show management
  • Drive global employee activities around GM’s/GM’s staff travel
  • Maintain all communication channels (internal social media, global email distribution list)
  • Coordinate quarterly all-hands meeting by collating data and slides from different function owners
  • Project management (coordination of various divisional programs and projects, maintain project status on Excel, Gantt charts or MS Project, drive module owners for closure)
  • Keep divisional team members informed on status and issues for all projects and ensure alignment between projects
  • Track strategic plan deliverables, create mechanism for monitoring progress and performance towards those goals
  • Keep divisional team members informed on status and issues for all projects and ensure alignment between projects
  • Work primarily with SWIFT engineering functional heads worldwide
  • Run managerial reports using IT dashboards
  • Create minutes and maintain/follow up on all action items list from GM/PLC meetings
  • Own corporate rewards program and awards for division
  • Work closely with corporate communication, corporate PLC, corporate procurement, corporate marketing, and global Human Resources teams
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, public relations or related field is preferred
  • Three year of professional experience is desired in a corporate office environment.
Technical Competencies:

  • Basic organization and project management skills, including meeting deadlines and communication and alignment with team
  • Knowledge of or interest in communication planning, including current web practices, supporting technologies, new media (including social media)
  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
  • Ability to research, write and/or edit basic communications from GM and senior team
  • Proactively anticipate, understand and respond to project needs; able to uncover defects and develop solutions while also able to see the big picture
  • Uncompromising commitment to quality and eye for detail on all aspects of the job
  • Apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues
  • Ability to identify owners of different processes within the company and work collaboratively with them
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Skilled with professional communication, including appropriate email and meeting etiquette
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Well versed with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
Cultural Competencies:

  • Creative thinker, with a desire and ability to look for better ways to approach issues and situations
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Self-motivated with a track record as self-starter
  • Flexible, creative and innovative
  • Strong team orientation, with a strong sense of commitment to team members and clients and the ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Works well independently
  • Makes decisions and acts with company’s and project’s best interests in mind
  • Communicates clearly and concisely
  • Responds resourcefully and constructively to new demands and challenges
  • Leverages existing solutions for faster implementation
  • Demonstrates ability to work with a high sense of urgency when needed
  • Delivers consistently on time, doing whatever it takes to meet commitments to clients and each other
  • Exhibits a professional manner
  • Resourceful and excellent networking/partnering skills
  • Ability to work in a large, complex organization
Emotional Intelligence Competencies:

  • Demonstrates self-awareness and self-control
  • Conveys empathy
  • Displays ability to navigate social situations
  • Understands the concept and importance of company purpose and vision
Preferred Qualifications Summary:

  • Well versed with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Strong ability to multi-task effectively
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Resourceful and excellent networking/partnering skills
  • Understands the concept and importance of company purpose and vision
Minimum Qualifications:
HS Graduate or Equivalent with at least 4 years of experience

Please send your resume to Raju at RajuBalaji.Raju@kla-tencor.com

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