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.

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 ( MEMS | IC packaging | 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.