Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Software QA Engineer ( C++ | Manual Testing | Automated Testing | Scripting ) (#111525)

Position: Software QA Engineer
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:
The successful candidate will assume the responsibilities of Software testing in individual contributor role. As a Software SQC, will have the opportunity to work on a variety of challenging projects in a multi discipline Engineering and Quality Control Team for a Semiconductor Equipment company.

1) Develop and execute software Test Plan, Procedures, and Execute Automated Test Scripts. Participate in all phases of software development life cycle.
2) Review Requirement Document and translate them to detailed test plans, test cases, scripts, test reports, etc.
3) Work with Multi Discipline Team (USA and India) to develop and execute test strategies and scripts.
4) Maintain well documented test case library and version control system for all testing materials and resources.
5) Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains standards for quality methods, processes, systems and procedures.
6) Analyzes test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action.
7) Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining test results.
8) Should be willing to travel to customer sites as well as work on flexible hours on a rotational basis.
9) Support SW team with reproducible issues from the field.
10) Maintain tools in the lab, support SW upgrades, troubleshoot SW issues, prepare tools for offshore team.

Preferred Qualifications:

a) 5+ years of software test experience testing multiple software projects and SW issues troubleshooting capability.
b) Software quality control experience using CMM.
c) Good communication, inter personnel skills and team co-ordination skills are required.
d) Candidate should be creative, result-oriented, disciplined, highly motivated, and able to work well individually and as part of a team and understand all phases of software testing and quality control.
e) Computer HW knowledge is advantage.

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 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 Staff Software/Algorithm Engineer ( C++ | Object Oriented | Image Procesing ) (# 111847)

Position: Senior Staff Software/Algorithm Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
KLA-Tencor RAPID division offers high sensitivity reticle inspection and metrology systems for mask shops and fabs, helping ensure that reticles are defect-free and meet mask metrology requirements. 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:
KLA-Tencor is seeking a talented individual for a staff engineer position in the world-class algorithm group within the reticle and photo mask inspection division (RAPID). The successful candidate is expected to design the next generation photo mask/reticle inspection systems.

This individual will utilize his/her skills in image processing, mathematics and software to render images from mask design for the purpose of defect inspection. One key qualification of the candidate is the ability to invent new ideas, analyze the complex system, and formulate a mathematical solution that is practical for use in production. A significant experience in C++ and object-oriented programming is essential. The candidate is expected to possess good oral and written communications skills to interact with other engineers and applications on a daily basis.
 
Preferred Qualifications
•PhD in CS/Applied Math/EE.
•Strong background in image processing, mathematics and software
•Knowledge in optics, computer architecture, or numerical methods is a plus
•Creative, able to formulate solutions through analyzing complex data
•Good communication skills

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

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

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

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Product Marketing Manager (optics| metrology) Malta, NY (111529)

Job Title: Product Marketing Manager - FaST Division
Location: Malta, NY
Duration: Full time

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

Responsibilities:
  • Develop technical business plans and marketing strategies, execute disciplined and successful project management and support forecasts with account managers for all assigned product lines
  • Understand and communicate customer requirements for existing and future products
  • Identify, evaluate and recommend marketing opportunities consistent with division product line objectives
  • Provide field technical marketing and sales support to the Customer Group Business Unit and FaST and OMD divisions, including thin film and optical CD (scatterometry) metrology, optical imaging and diffraction-based overlay technology, lithography and etch patterning control, customer use cases, and the
  • competitive landscape:
  • Help plan and execute the business unit account strategy consistent with sales targets and annual penetration, share and adoption objectives.
  • Build strong customer relationships, establish technical credibility and penetrate at all levels of the customer s technical organization
  • Work closely with the FaST, OMD and PCID Product Marketing teams to develop and negotiate technical specifications, customer demos, onsite evaluations and implementation of the company s marketing best practices
  • Work with the Technical Director and the Applications and Service management teams to mentor, develop, and grow the applications and service support teams to maximize team efficiency, productivity, results, and customer satisfaction

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience should include:
  • Minimum of Bachelor s level degree in engineering, physics, material science or related discipline and 7 years of experience in semiconductor wafer fab as customer tool owner, process engineer, or as an advanced semiconductor thin film, scatterometry and/or overlay applications engineer; MS or PhD degree in
  • Engineering or equivalent preferred:
  • Knowledgeable in customer manufacturing and advanced logic process technologies
  • Semiconductor manufacturing process knowledge in modules such as Photolithography, Etch, Thin Film Deposition, Diffusion, Implant, CMP, and Metal Deposition (preferably in advanced lithography)
  • Optical thin film metrology and overlay engineering in advanced semiconductor fabs
  • Designing, developing, testing/QA, and/or implementing software applications and/or systems in a customer fab
  • Strategy development and execution

Value-selling:
  • Teaming for success with sales, service, applications and division personnel
  • Project management
  • Customer management, training (internal and external) and support
  • Data analysis and report generation
  • Technical presentation skills including Customer Technical review meetings., Customer Executive Reviews, Internal Account reviews, Division strategy planning, RPM Summits
  • Hardware/software integration in a customer environment
  • Technical product marketing, including knowledge of competition
  • Customer specification negotiation and agreement
  • Customer product acceptance (including all aspects: specifications, special testing, and final acceptable for revenue recognition)
  • Knowledge and experience working with thin film measurement instruments, optical CD / scatterometry and overlay metrology products
  • Background in applications engineering, marketing or sales
  • Experience working in/within the framework of a large account team
  • KLA-Tencor applications engineering experience 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
OR
PhD Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience

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

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

System Administrator (# 111904)

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

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

Responsibilities:
This individual will manage projects as well as assist project teams with technical issues in the Initiation and Planning phases of our standard Project Management Methodology. These activities include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions. Participation on projects is focused on smoothing the transition of projects from development staff to production staff by performing operations activities within the project life-cycle.

Preferred Qualification:
  1. Excellent troubleshooting knowledge on computer systems (Windows and Linux/Solaris Environment)
  2. Knowledge on Windows XP, Windows7, 2003/2008, AD, DFS, DNS
  3. Knowledge on Virtualization technologies like VMware and Citrix Xen Server
  4. TCP/IP Networking, VPN, imaging Technologies, WAN acceleration technologies
  5. Experience of supporting users for day to day support ( Desktop / Laptop) in large corporate environment
  6. Knowledge in Linux/Unix Environment
  7. Project Management skill
  8. Excellent problem-solving capabilities
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.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Director of Sales - PSG (patterning solutions)(Lithography|Overlay) (#111753)

Job Title: Director of Sales - PSG (patterning solutions)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
Corporate sales for division within Parametric Solutions Group.

Responsibilities:
The selected individual will be responsible for PSG’s divisional worldwide business success.  Specifically, he/she will drive the division’s product strategy into the field and define actions to meet the penetration, share, adoption and profit objectives.

Job scope includes, but is not limited, to:
  • Technology roadmap alignment, including division product configurations and pricing strategy
  • Structure and negotiate business deals
  • Accurately forecast business and factory load plans

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Semiconductor equipment and or fab-related sales experience preferred
  • Advanced degree of technical orientation
  • MBA
  • Strong business acumen and technical selling skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven performance in achieving objectives in a complex and dynamic environment
  • Able to travel internationally

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

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

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

Product Marketing Manager-5D(Patterning|Lithography|Overlay) (#111772)

Job Title: Product Marketing Manager-5D(Patterning)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
The 5D Patterning Control Division products are used for process analysis and control in lithography, etch, deposition and other modules in the fab. The portfolio of products includes unique solution packages which are based on software and hardware systems to enhance yield and effectiveness.

As a world leader in process control, the division's products enables our customers to develop tomorrow's' patterning while maintaining today's cost of manufacturing. The division works with our customers and with other divisions in KLA-Tencor as one team to deliver the most comprehensive solution.

Responsibilities:
  • Senior product marketing manager will be responsible for identifying lithography process control solutions, working with engineering to develop and  implement them and then driving penetration and adoption
  • Work in cross functional teams (including applications engineers, systems engineers, and software and algorithm engineers) to develop and implement new solutions
  • Work with customer teams at customer sites to drive adoption of 5D solutions. Define requirements for improvement of current products and develop product roadmaps. Work with engineering to develop new products and penetrate the market. Create business models and work with partners to reach agreements on common business goals
  • Present to customers at engineering, management and senior management levels

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Product marketing with 5 years’ experience in a capital equipment provider to the semiconductor market
  • Fab lithography metrology experience. Expert user experience in process control software
  • Demonstrated success in developing and driving new solutions into the semiconductor fab market
  • Master's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience or Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 7 years of experience

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 7 years of experience
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience

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

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

Regional Product Marketing Manager (lithography/patterning)- Malta, NY

Job Title: Regional Product Marketing Manager
Location: Malta, NY
Duration: Fulltime

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

Responsibilities:
  • Develop technical business plans and marketing strategies, execute disciplined and successful project management and support forecasts with account managers for all assigned product lines
  • Understand and communicate customer requirements for existing and future products
  • Identify, evaluate and recommend marketing opportunities consistent with division product line objectives
  • Provide field technical marketing and sales support to the Customer Group Business Unit and FaST and OMD divisions, including thin film and optical CD (scatterometry) metrology, optical imaging and diffraction-based overlay technology, lithography and etch patterning control, customer use cases, and the competitive landscape
  • Help plan and execute the business unit account strategy consistent with sales targets and annual penetration, share and adoption objectives.
  • Build strong customer relationships, establish technical credibility and penetrate at all levels of the customer’s technical organization
  • Work closely with the FaST, OMD and PCID Product Marketing teams to develop and negotiate technical specifications, customer demos, onsite evaluations and implementation of the company’s marketing best practices
  • Work with the Technical Director and the Applications and Service management teams to mentor, develop, and grow the applications and service support teams to maximize team efficiency, productivity, results, and customer satisfaction

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience should include:
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s level degree in engineering, physics, material science or related discipline and 7 years of experience in semiconductor wafer fab as customer tool owner, process engineer, or as an advanced semiconductor thin film, scatterometry and/or overlay applications engineer; MS or PhD degree in Engineering or equivalent preferred
  • Knowledgeable in customer manufacturing and advanced logic process technologies
  • Semiconductor manufacturing process knowledge in modules such as Photolithography, Etch, Thin Film Deposition, Diffusion, Implant, CMP, and Metal Deposition (preferably in advanced lithography)
  • Optical thin film metrology and overlay engineering in advanced semiconductor fabs
  • Designing, developing, testing/QA, and/or implementing software applications and/or systems in a customer fab
  • Strategy development and execution
  • Value-selling
  • Teaming for success with sales, service, applications and division personnel
  • Project management
  • Customer management, training (internal and external) and support
  • Data analysis and report generation
  • Technical presentation skills including Customer Technical review meetings., Customer Executive Reviews, Internal Account reviews, Division strategy planning, RPM Summits
  • Hardware/software integration in a customer environment
  • Technical product marketing, including knowledge of competition
  • Customer specification negotiation and agreement
  • Customer product acceptance (including all aspects:  specifications, special testing, and final acceptable for revenue recognition)
  • Knowledge and experience working with thin film measurement instruments, optical CD / scatterometry and overlay metrology products
  • Background in applications engineering, marketing or sales
  • Experience working in/within the framework of a large account team
  • KLA-Tencor applications engineering experience 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
OR
PhD Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience

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

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

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Supply Chain Engineer (# 111778)

Position: Supply Chain Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
Global Supply Chain (GSC) oversees sourcing, supplier contracting, supplier management, materials management, procurement (direct and indirect), logistics, and trade compliance around the world and across the company. 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:
Technical Supplier Account Manager (TSAM) is Supply Chain Management role that requires technical background particularly in optics, light sources, and sensors as it relates to their application in KT Tools. This position will lead external suppliers of those products to achieve KT goals for both existing and roadmap tools. This position will internally coordinate with operations, supply chain, engineering, and advanced technology groups to understand their requirements and help identify suppliers and develop sourcing strategies for these critical needs. This position will also negotiate key supplier agreements.

Preferred Qualification:
Experience in Supply Chain Management. Engineering background in applications, product, manufacturing, or test in the optical systems is desired.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree in related engineering field 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, November 7, 2014

Senior Software Engineer ( C# | C++ | .Net | Multithreading | 3D Visualization ) (#111476)

Position: Senior Software Engineer
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:
The FaST division is hiring senior software engineers to work on the cutting edge next-generation 3D metrology modeling and computation product. The best candidates will have strong C#/C++ programming skills, thorough knowledge of algorithm engineering, a solid foundation in semiconductor processing equipment systems software with an emphasis on computational fundamentals. Distributed programming of complex analysis algorithms using large data sets is our primary focus. Utilize your math and engineering skills to improve algorithm efficiency and result precision/accuracy. Be part of our much larger team of software and systems experts specializing in real-time control of best-in-class semiconductor equipment that keeps our clients at the forefront of the technology curve. This project is the front line R&D work destined to support our customer’s prototype development plans. Excellent communication skills, an eye for quality, and a dedication to rigorous engineering practices are a must. Full product scope is helpful – UI coding and system level coding experience ensures you’re ready for both internal and external customer collaboration. Supporting our customer’s R&D efforts, designing with our strong engineering team and implementing the best-in-breed measurement systems keeps our product as the tool-of-choice for our customers.

Preferred Qualifications:
•BS, MS or PhD preferred, in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent.
•8+ years’ experience in software design and architecture using .NET/C# and C++. 
•Experience building products from inception to final production release. Ability to support field escalations and internal customer needs during product introduction phases.
•Demonstrated experience modeling and understanding complex multi-discipline physics problems that result from the coupling of different physical phenomena.
•Ability to determine the source of deviations between models and experiments and to define experiments to validate models.
•Collaborate with scientists and system level technical staff to identify and manage system and software requirements
•Write functional and technical documentation/presentations
•Distributed parallel programming and strong C++/C# multi-threading experience would be a big plus.
•Matlab experience, math library interfacing using C++/C#, and 3D visualization development would be advantageous.
•Numerical algorithms and 3D geometry familiarity would be very nice to have.
 
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.
OR
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 2 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.
 

Product Engineer (# 111779)

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

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

Responsibilities:
We are seeking highly motivated and self-driven engineer to join our Laser Scanning New Product Introduction (NPI) and Service Systems Engineering (SSE) Group. This team is an integrated part of bigger team that works on designing, introducing, and supporting wafer laser inspection systems that our customers use in microchip fabrication. This person will take on increasing responsibilities as an NPI engineer. These include but not limited to the following:
  1. Work closely with engineering on defining system specs and requirements with focus on serviceability and sustainability.
  2. Own parts of new systems integration and testing covering proto, alpha, and beta integration and testing in addition to bench testing of new parts and sub assemblies.
  3. Provide test reports and suggestions or plans for improvements.
  4. Create procedures and documents that will be released to allow customer service engineers, technical support engineers, and other users and support staff to be able to use, service, calibrate, test, and troubleshoot the system and its sub assemblies and parts.
  5. Plan and provide training to other users and support personnel as you are expected to be the expert and the go-to person who can help others understand the system.
  6. Provide occasional onsite support when needed for hard problems and troubleshooting or when technical support resources are not available. Travel is expected for approx. 25% of the time
  7. Provide analysis of system performance metrics both in-house and in the field. This includes technical performance metrics as MTBF, MTTR, and MTBI in addition to other metrics such as cost-of-service, service hours, tools downs, etc. Be able to provide recommendations or decisions based on the data.
  8. Be a champion of change. We are looking for individuals who challenge the status queue and seek to improve on how things are done
  9. Drive continuous improvement based on feedback and performance metrics from existing systems. Suggest and drive ideas to improve both technically and procedurally. This can include hardware and software redesigns, new and improved procedures, and new applications.
  10. Perform and/or drive failure analysis and failure modes tracking. Use information to suggest or drive improvements.
The individual should show leadership attributes and good working habits with others. We are very cohesive team, where we highly regard team effort in addition to individual creativity. Chemistry with the rest of the team is extremely important. We work on highly challenging tasks, but at the same time very rewarding and satisfying for individuals who are looking for challenging and yet fun assignments.

Preferred Qualification:
PhD degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, optics, physics, or related fields with at least 3 years of experience working in a field requiring analytical skills and troubleshooting. Preference will be given to individuals who worked on heavy equipment and especially semiconductor process or metrology equipment. Consideration will be given to individuals with lower degrees and/or lower experience if they demonstrate strong abilities, leadership, or worked on directly related industries. A strong leadership skill is highly desirable.

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.
OR
Doctorate (Academic) 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, November 6, 2014

Algorithm Engineer ( C++ | Scientific Programming | Computational Electromagnetics ) (#111459)

Position: Algorithm Engineer
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:
Demonstrated ability in scientific programming; strong background in applied mathematics, computational electromagnetics (field theory), and knowledge of optical modeling especially as applied to scatterometry 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 algorithms, measurement capabilities, system optical models, calibrations development, and analysis tools for optical metrology applications.

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in Computational Physics highly desired with 3 yrs industrial experience.
Proficiency in computational methods, 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.
 

Senior Product Marketing Manager (Semiconductor equipment | design Inspection tools)(#111694)

Job Title: Senior Product Marketing Manager
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
The Surfscan Division (SFS) of KLA-Tencor designs and manufactures systems that are used for capturing yield-impacting defects at IC fabs, Wafer Suppliers & OEMs. A successful candidate will be joining a world leader in bare wafer inspection products and technologies designing and manufacturing the next generation of products.

The Surfscan Division is seeking a senior-level Product Marketing Manager in our Milpitas, California campus.

Responsibilities:
The Product Marketing Manager will:
  • Direct the development of company market requirements for specific product(s) or product line(s), including product strategy definition, requirements analysis, and pricing.
  • Monitor the development of business plans, managing lifecycles, and product positioning in the marketplace.
  • Reduce broad concepts and business strategies into structured product marketing plans.
  • Oversee market research, monitor competitive activity, and identify customer needs.
  • Establish pricing strategies.
  • Interact with engineering, manufacturing and sales to enhance existing, n+1, and n+2 product(s) or product line(s).
  • Lead new product definition and business plans with joint departments.
  • Select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Employees matched to this job family should have responsibility for managing people in addition to product responsibility. 

Preferred Qualifications:
Prefer advanced degrees (MS/PhD/MBA)

We seek the following experience:
  • From Semiconductor equipment companies, we need strong experience defining/designing Inspection tools in an engineering or technical marketing capacity.
  • From Fabrication/Design companies, we need engineers and technical marketing professionals that work closely with our customers to identify/correct defects and improve yield in a manner that shapes current and future versions of our tools and technologies.  Specific experience in fabs includes Process, Process Integration, Yield Engineering, or Defect Engineering.
  • Product Marketing Experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to influence others
  • Experience shaping market-leading products and/or core products of company 

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

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

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

Monday, November 3, 2014

Financial Analyst (# 111719)

Position: Financial Analyst
Location: Milpitas, CA
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 & 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:
We are looking for a well-rounded financial professional with passion for understanding and driving business results to join our team. This Financial Analyst position will play a key role in providing financial analytics to our business partners in our US business units

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage the bi-weekly snapshot forecast for regional P& L
  • Prepare, manage and present the quarter-end financial close packet
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the variances between the actual and the latest forecast
  • Prepare quarter-end executive review packages.
  • Provide in-depth analysis in focused area to help business partners understand business trend
  • Monthly review with head of functional areas regarding latest business trend
  • Track headcount and other key business metrics; provide early warning for any business issues and recommend relevant corrective actions if any
  • Be the go-to person for regional business team for any ad hoc analysis
  • Involvement in a number of ad-hoc Customer Group initiatives
Preferred Qualification:
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related field; MBA preferred, but not required
  • 5+ years finance experience
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills; has ability to analyze and identify key business drivers and build business models accordingly
  • Ability to communicate financial implications/business impact to senior business management team and provide relevant recommendations
  • Strong interpersonal skills; team player.
  • Possess the ability to work with both finance and non-finance personnel
  • Ability to take charge, follow-through, and drive results
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with field customer support team is a plus
  • Advanced Excel and strong PowerPoint skills are mandatory
  • Experience in SAP, TM1 or equivalent, and Business Warehouse 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, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Financial Analyst (Planning | Forecasting | ROI | TM1 | SAP) (# 111762)

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

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

We’re looking for a hard working individual with a positive attitude to contribute to a great Finance team. In this role you are responsible for managing a > 200M annual spending budget. 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 a dynamic business unit and has the opportunity to affect KLA-Tencor’s overall long term financial performance. 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:
Support WIN Finance with the following responsibilities:
  • Support the VP of Engineering and his staff of senior managers in planning, forecasting and analyzing Division Fixed Expenses
  • Built and maintain ROI models on multiple concurrent new product launches
  • Perform scenario planning and support the annual strategic planning process
  • Understanding our spending profile and continuously looking to find incremental returns
  • Analyze data from different perspectives and angles to help support business decisions
  • Support period close processes, preparation of financial packages and reporting
Preferred Qualification:
  • 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
Minimum Qualifications:
Degree in Accounting with at least 3-5 years of relevant experience (with emphasis on accounting, forecasting and financial analysis)

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 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.