Wednesday, March 22, 2017

NPI Manufacturing Design Engineer (Optics) ( Pro-E | Solid works )(#114798)

Position: NPI Manufacturing Design Engineer (Optics)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

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

Responsibilities:
We are looking for an Optical Engineer, with previous experience in design and manufacturing support, to take responsibility of driving new systems into production and serve as a technical focal for design engineering teams, vendor issues, and production support in order to bring new products to market . In addition the role includes addressing design & production issues, leading activities to support production continuity, new product introduction  etc.- writing and managing product and process files, specifications, design reviews, Jigs and BOMs., performing process and spec validations, handling manufacturing projects – key contributor for Operations excellence! This position will be based in US (Milpitas, CA), with overseas travel of 40% (mainly to Israel).
 
Preferred Qualifications:
1) BS in Optical Engineering
2) 4 years of experience in Design/NPI/Integration/Production of multidisciplinary systems.
3) Previous experience in semiconductor industry – an advantage
4) Experienced in hands on problem resolving.
5) Pro-E & Solid works experience- advantage
6) English language proficiency
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic)
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience
OR
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience
 
Kindly send your resume to Raju.Balaji@kla-tencor.com     
KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
 

Refurbishment Engineer (# 115283)

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

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

Responsibilities:
Responsible for the complete refurbishment of KLA-Tencor's BBP (23XX and 28XX) models that includes the installation of selectable options and features. Installation experience is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:
BPP Manufacturing O/I, F/I experience. Good system level understanding and extensive troubleshooting skills.

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

Kindly send your resume to Raju.Balaji@kla-tencor.com

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

Manufacturing Design Engineer (# 115250)

Position: Manufacturing Design Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

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

Responsibilities:
Manufacturing Engineer will work on problems of diverse scope in support of manufacturing, new production introduction (NPI) and continuous improvement projects (CIP). The position requires a working knowledge of design and manufacturing methods, procedures and cost reduction techniques.
Responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining manufacturing methods and processes in the assembly and test of systems. Must be able to develop the required documentation to support processes and provide training to technicians. Must be able to effectively implement changes through the organization's engineering change process. Interfaces with hardware, software and applications engineering in coordinating and effecting the support of products. Provides support to Spares Manufacturing operations and field through expert knowledge of system and effective and timely communication.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A strong background in semiconductor equipment systems build and troubleshooting, design verification
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Must be able to generate and maintain concise documentation required for Manufacturing
  • Must be self-motivated, self-directed, and a methodical problem-solver
  • Must be able to set priorities appropriate to a variety of situations and to achieve quality results
  • Must be a collaborative team player. Must be willing to travel both domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time
Additional Desired Qualifications:
  • Previous experience with KLA-Tencor AIT or RAPID series tools is desired
  • Hands-on troubleshooting of complex dynamic mechanical systems (i.e. robots, floating stages) on semiconductor capital equipment in a clean room environment
  • Efficient problem-solving and statistical analysis
  • Knowledge of engineering change order (ECO) and formal documentation processes
  • Use of standard MS Office Programs
  • Must be willing to be in clean room suit
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience.
OR
Doctorate (Academic)

Kindly send your resume to Raju.Balaji@kla-tencor.com

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

Product Engineer (# 115239)

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:
  • Work closely with engineering on defining system specs and requirements with focus on serviceability and sustainability
  • 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.
  • Provide test reports and suggestions or plans for improvements
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 down, etc. Be able to provide recommendations or decisions based on the data
  • Be a champion of change. We are looking for individuals who challenge the status quo and seek to improve on how things are done
  • Drive continuous improvement based on feedback and performance metrics from existing systems. Suggest and drive ideas to improve both technically and procedural. This can include hardware and software redesigns, new and improved procedures, and new applications
  • Perform and/or drive failure analysis and failure modes tracking. Use information to suggest or drive improvements 
  • The individual should have abilities working with others in a matrix organization, be a good team player yet an influencer in decision making process
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor or higher 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 capital equipment, especially semiconductor process or metrology equipment
  • Consideration will be given to individuals with lower degrees and/or lower experience but having demonstrated strong abilities, leadership, or worked on directly related industries
  • Strong leadership skills are highly desirable
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.
OR
Master's Degree with at least 2 years of experience.
OR
Doctorate.

Kindly send your resume to Raju.Balaji@kla-tencor.com

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

Senior Software/Firmware Engineer ( C++ | C# | Object Oriented | Multi-Threading ) (#115352)

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

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Candela ANPI team has a charter to find new customers and new markets opportunities for KT. We are a small and dynamically evolving team that started from within the Candela division in 2014. Our goal is to identify and help KT grow outside its core semi market. To validate a business idea we follow the Lean startup model -  a Business Model Canvas is drafted, and updated as we learn more. After the initial screening we need a team that is able to rapidly develop shippable “product probes” to help validate customer use case and economic value. These projects can vary in scale from hand held device to larger systems with multiple imaging sensors and big data path with complex algorithms.   Some examples if these projects are: With a start-up partner, a surface metrology solution was developed, leveraging offshore development team,  for a large CE device manufacturer. Another project we are conducting a technical feasibility study for ultrafast in-situ monitoring. We are developing a core cross functional project team to collaborate on these growth opportunities. We also routinely leverage KT talent across the company, in a “pick-up game” for who has a good match in skills, passion and availability to come help our core team execute stronger and quicker.
 
Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have a track record of academic and professional success as well as technical innovation. He/she will be part of a software team in KLA-Tencor's ANPI team with responsibility for the design, developing, and unit testing of software in the area of Embedded system, machine control, business logic, algorithms for ANPI projects. He/She should be an effective team player and be able to work independently on problems. The successful candidate will work with hardware, applications and marketing groups to understand system/marketing requirements and map them to software design. The candidate will be able to work on variety of new projects with different focus and pick up new software and technology quickly and efficiently.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
1) BS or MS in electrical engineering/computer science or a related field.
2) Minimum 3 year experiences in embedded system/software design, 5 years software development using C/C++/C# in industry environment.
3) Experience in Object-Oriented and multi-threaded / parallel processing software design and development is essential.
4) Technical competency with C/C++ in Linux and Windows programming environment and experience with large software systems is required.
5) Experience with device driver, professional UI design, or Algorithms development experience are preferred.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic) plus at least 6 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 7 years of experience.
OR
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 8 years of experience.
 
Kindly send your resume to sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

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

Senior Tax Analyst #114891

Position: Senior Tax Analyst (#114891)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Senior Tax Analyst position will be a vital role in KLA-Tencor’s technology-minded and efficiency-focused tax department. This person will be essential to all aspects of the domestic tax team’s deliverables which include quarterly and annual tax provision entries; federal and state income tax filings; and analysis of new tax law and accounting standards.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the preparation of the quarterly and annual ASC 740 tax provision calculations.
  • Assist with the quarterly and annual SEC tax footnote disclosures.
  • Assist with analysis and reconciliation of all income tax accounts.
  • Prepare schedules for the federal income tax return filings.
  • Prepare analysis and reconciliation of uncertain tax positions.
  • Manage all aspects of the state income tax compliance process.
  • Manage compliance with tax policies and procedures in accordance with SOX 404.
  • Manage quarterly federal and state income tax payments.
  • Manage responses to all tax notices.
  • Research tax issues as they arise.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or related discipline
  • 3+ years of tax experience in public accounting and/or corporate tax department
  • CPA or Masters in Tax
  • Project management experience
  • Understanding of FAS 109 accounting for income taxes with relevant experience
  • OneSource or other tax preparation software knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Good written, verbal and inter-personal skills
  • Team player with strong analytical and problem solving personality
  • Detail-oriented and energetic self-starter with ability to prioritize and multi-task in tight deadline situations.

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

Kindly send your resume to  manimaran.ilangovan@kla-tencor.com

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

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Software Engineer ( C# | C++ | Object Oriented | WPF | Python ) (#114934)

Position: Software Engineer
Location: Leuven, Belgium 
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The ICOS division offers inspection and metrology tools to IC package assembly, LED fabrication and solar cell manufacturing customers. We work closely with our customers to help assure their factories run efficiently and maintain high quality. Solar and LED applications in particular enable highest device performance, and our IC package tools are extremely fast, sometimes processing more than 500 parts per second.    As a result, our engineering teams require strong talent in optics, machine control, algorithms and applications. Similarly our operations team drives advanced systems and processes to cost-effectively fill orders for our highly configurable products in industry-leading lead times. Division headquarters is in Leuven, Belgium with additional Engineering and Manufacturing operations in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China.
 
Responsibilities:
As a software engineer you are responsible for the software running on the ICOS component inspection machines. This software covers a wide area of applications including user interfaces, machine control, inspection and measurement, data analysis and reporting.
 
Your work involves:
1) Designing new software features for the current and next generation of ICOS component inspection machines.
2) Implementing these software features using modern C++, STL and boost libraries in a Microsoft Windows environment
3) Creating automated unit and integration test cases.
4) Testing the software on the ICOS component inspection machines.
5) Collaborating with other software engineers in an agile and international team.
6) Occasional business travel to support our customer base.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) MS degree in computer science with at least 2 years of experience is required.
2) Passion for object oriented software design and modern C++.
3) Knowledge of C#, WPF, Python, GIT, SQL and Scrum are a plus.
4) Knowledge of PLC (programmable logic controller) is a plus.
5) Strong communication, analytical, and problem solving skills.
6) Interest in electronics and mechanics.
7) Fluent in English.
Kindly send your resume to sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com
 

CAD Systems Administrator ( PTC Creo | SolidWorks | Windows Server Management ) (#114529)

Position: CAD Systems Administrator
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
Corporate Information Technology (IT) partners with each division in KLA-Tencor to develop, engage and promote global enterprise solution leading the way with innovations which meet the business’ needs.
 
IT is responsible for delivering consultative services in support of our world-wide design engineering teams to meet our strategic objectives of bringing new products to market Better, Faster, and Cheaper.
 
As a Systems Analyst supporting our PTC and Solidworks environment for our Product Divisions and Global Operations your technical leadership within KLA-Tencor IT department is responsible for providing solutions to technical and strategic challenges in product development so as to improve product time to market and operational excellence and create a competitive advantage through Information Technology
 
Responsibilities:
1) Service owner for mechanical CAD applications: PTC Creo Parametric / Intralink, Creo Direct / Model Manager, SolidWorks / EPDM, associated simulation tools and supporting applications.
2) Develop product roadmap in alignment with requirements from engineering steering committees and vendor’s offerings.
3) Manage application landscape within vendor recommendations and KT standards/best practices.
4) Manage support for CAD users within service level agreements, including ticket resolution and library maintenance, templates.
5) Develop end-user guides for software installation and resolving common problems.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Experience in mechanical design using PTC Creo (required) and SolidWorks (preferable).
2) Experience in implementation of CAD file management systems, including lifecycle management.
3) Windows server management, including start/stop services, storage management; Apache tomcat; Flex/LM license management; scripting (Windows script, Windows Power Shell); SQL Management Studio, Oracle SQL Plus.
4) Web site maintenance, including SharePoint Designer
5) Excellent written and verbal skills.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with 5 - 7 years of experience.
Kindly send your resume to sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

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

Sr. Financial Analyst – FaST – Fixed Costs (#115316)

Position: Sr. Financial Analyst – FaST – Fixed Costs
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
We're looking for a hard working individual with a positive attitude to contribute to a great Finance team. In this role you are responsible for managing a >$100M 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 division-wide projects and initiatives in the areas of reporting, planning and analysis.

Responsibilities:
Support FaST Finance with the following responsibilities:
  • Forecasting – Support the Engineering leadership team and their staff  in planning, forecasting, and analyzing Division Fixed Expenses. Responsible for monthly snapshot and annual strategic planning.
  • Quarter End Close – responsible for quarterly close including expense reconciliation, accruals, balance sheet review, and analyzing actual results with comparison to forecast.
  • Project Management – critical member of new product introduction team, work closely with division Engineering, Marketing, and Sales teams on developing program budgets, testing reasonableness of revenue and development cost projection.
  • Consolidation and Reporting – build and maintain standardized monthly and quarterly management reports for product group leadership team.
  • Ad hoc analysis - Analyze data from different perspectives and angles to help support business decisions.

Preferred Qualification:
  • Bachelors Level Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive experience in financial planning in a public company
  • Experience in managing operating expense in a high-tech environment and business partnering to drive down costs
  • Strong financial analytical and modeling skills
  • Result-driven, self-motivated, and able to work independently and proactively
  • Has the ability to create, multi-task, and be flexible to multiple requests in a time sensitive manner.
  • Independent and critical thinker, analytical, fast learner, and excellent eye for detail
  • Process improvement mentality and ability to implement process improvement
  • Ability to adapt to changes within a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Team player with a positive attitude and strong sense of ownership
  • Proficient in SAP/TM1 or comparable ERP systems

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience
OR
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience

Kindly send your resume to manimaran.ilangovan@kla-tencor.com

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

Business Process/Commissions Analyst #115249 (Commissions / Sales leads / Bookings / Slotting)

Position: Business Process/Commissions Analyst
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Responsibilities:
  • Work with overseas team on worldwide commission statements to be done monthly and review deals where commissions are to be paid for accuracy.
  • Interface with Indirect Channel Partners & Business Development and finance on commissions questions.
  • Maintain incoming sales leads and input into our sales lead tracking system.  Help maintain the sales leads report and keep it up to date.
  • Work on complex problems where analysis of situation or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results.
  • Maintain a bookings snapshot report including weekly analysis of snapshot data.
  • Generate and maintain various snapshot analysis reports utilizing advanced Excel skills.
  • Review sales orders in SAP for allocations, configuration issues and pricing.
  • Reconcile bookings dollars in snapshot to SAP and Caerus.
  • Complete quarter end close activities in conjunction with corporate finance.
  • Respond to inquiries relative to order conditions and configurations from Program Managers, Division Sales, Master Scheduler, Configuration Analyst, Trades Services and Finance.
  • Coordinate divisional tool slotting in conjunction with Master Scheduler.
  • Participate in weekly divisional meetings pertaining to order status, forecast, and/or order review.
  • Receive quote requests, quote changes, adjustments and cancellations from Field Sales, Divisional Sales, Master Schedulers and Program Managers. Submit requests to Corporate OA for order processing as needed.
  • Review and acknowledge divisional approval for non-standard terms and conditions in accordance with Corporate Bookings policy.
  • Concentrated support and work commitment during peak activities, such as at the end of corporate fiscal periods.

 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Good communication and telephone skills to relate and resolve specific order issues. Ability to act in authoritative role in meetings or related discussions.
  • Familiarity of PC and related functionalities such as WORD, EXCEL, SAP and Sales CRM database preferred.
  • Previous background should include knowledge of order management, as well as demonstrated ability to deal with other company personnel on customer order-related issues.
  • Needs to be able to react quickly in a fast past environment.
  • Willingness to work cross-functionally with other members of Business Operations.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Level Degree or equivalent with at least 3 years of work experience
OR
Master's Level Degree or equivalent with at least 2 years of work experience.

Kindly send your resume to manimaran.ilangovan@kla-tencor.com

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

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Senior Software Engineer ( C++ | C# | Object Oriented | Multi-Threading | GUI ) (#115315)

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

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Candela ANPI team has a charter to find new customers and new markets opportunities for KT.  We are a small and dynamically evolving team that started from within the Candela division in 2014. Our goal is to identify and help KT grow outside its core semi market.   To validate a business idea we follow the Lean startup model -  a Business Model Canvas is drafted, and updated as we learn more.  After the initial screening we need a team that is able to rapidly develop shippable “product probes” to help validate customer use case and economic value.  These projects can vary in scale from hand held device to larger systems with multiple imaging sensors and big data path with complex algorithms.   Some examples if these projects are:  With a start-up partner, a surface metrology solution was developed, leveraging offshore development team,  for a large CE device manufacturer.  Another project we are conducting a technical feasibility study for ultrafast in-situ monitoring.   We are developing a core cross functional project team to collaborate on these growth opportunities.   We also routinely leverage KT talent across the company, in a “pick-up game” for who has a good match in skills, passion and availability to come help our core team execute stronger and quicker.
 
Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have a track record of academic and professional success as well as technical innovation. He/she will be part of a software team in KLA-Tencor's ANPI team with responsibility for the design, developing, and unit testing of software in the area of Embedded system, machine control, business logic, algorithms for ANPI projects. He/She should be an effective team player and be able to work independently on problems. The successful candidate will work with hardware, applications and marketing groups to understand system/marketing requirements and map them to software design. The candidate will be able to work on variety of new projects with different focus and pick up new software and technology quickly and efficiently.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
1) BS or MS in electrical engineering/computer science or a related field.
2) Minimum 3 year experiences in embedded system/software design, 5 years software development using C/C++/C# in industry environment.
3) Experience in Object-Oriented and multi-threaded / parallel processing software design and development is essential.
4) Technical competency with C/C++ in Linux and Windows programming environment and experience with large software systems is required.
5) Experience with device driver, professional UI design, or Algorithms development experience are preferred.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic) plus at least 6 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 7 years of experience.
OR
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 8 years of experience.
 
Kindly send your resume to sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

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

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Senior Software Engineer ( C++ | C# | Object Oriented | Multi-Threading | GUI | Machine Control | Linux ) (#115098)

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

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Candela ANPI team has a charter to find new customers and new markets opportunities for KT. We are a small and dynamically evolving team that started from within the Candela division in 2014. Our goal is to identify and help KT grow outside its core semi market. To validate a business idea we follow the Lean startup model -  a Business Model Canvas is drafted, and updated as we learn more. After the initial screening we need a team that is able to rapidly develop shippable “product probes” to help validate customer use case and economic value. These projects can vary in scale from hand held device to larger systems with multiple imaging sensors and big data path with complex algorithms. Some examples if these projects are:  With a start-up partner, a surface metrology solution was developed, leveraging offshore development team, for a large CE device manufacturer. Another project we are conducting a technical feasibility study for ultrafast in-situ monitoring. We are developing a core cross functional project team to collaborate on these growth opportunities. We also routinely leverage KT talent across the company, in a “pick-up game” for who has a good match in skills, passion and availability to come help our core team execute stronger and quicker.
 
Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have a track record of academic and professional success as well as technical innovation. He/she will be part of a software team in KLA-Tencor's Candela Group with responsibility for the design, developing and unit testing of software in the area of machine control, business logic, algorithms, and GUI for ANPI. He/She should be an effective team player and be able to work independently on problems. The successful candidate will work with hardware,  applications and marketing groups to understand system/marketing requirements and map them to software design. The candidate will be able to work on variety of new projects with different focus and pick up new software and technology quickly and efficiently
 
Preferred Qualifications:
1) BS or MS in computer science or a related field.
2) Minimum 3~5 year experience in software development using C++/C# in industry environment.
3) Experience in Object-Oriented and multi-threaded / parallel processing software design and development is essential.
4) Technical competency with C++ and C# in Linux and Windows programming environment and experience with large software systems is required.
5) Experience with machine control/device driver and professional UI design are preferred.
6) Algorithms development experience is plus.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic) plus at least 2 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience.
OR
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience.
 
Kindly send your resume to sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

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

Senior Software Engineer ( C++ | OO | Image Processing | Algorithms | Mathematics ) (#114193)

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

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The RAPID division is the world leading provider of reticle inspection solutions for the semiconductor industry. The company provides inspection solutions to both the mask shops and the semiconductor fabs to ensure that lithography yields are consistently high thus enabling cost-effective manufacturing.
 
Responsibilities:
KLA-Tencor is seeking a motivated individual for a staff engineer position in world-class algorithm group within the reticle product division (RAPID).

1) This individual will utilize his/her skills in image processing, mathematics, and software to develop algorithms to be integrated into our state of the art inspection platforms.
2) Responsibilities of this position include improve optical modeling of the inspection systems; streamline distributed non-linear optimization of model calibration. 3) This includes abstracting specific task into generic mathematic problem, balancing between rigor and practical performances along with comprehensive data analysis.
4) This person is expected to bring forward creative ideas, develop production code and provide support as needed. This candidate shall be able to work independently with proper instructions, and engage constructively with marketing team on product requirements and provide training to application team.
5) Significant experience in C++ production software development and object-oriented programming is essential.
6) The candidate is expected to possess good oral and written communications skills to interact with other development and applications engineers on a daily basis.   
Preferred Qualifications:
a) Strong background in image processing, mathematics and software
b) Creative, able to formulate solutions through analyzing complex data
c) PhD or MS in Applied Math / EE / Computer Science or similar
d) Good communication skills
e) Knowledge in Geometrical / Fourier optics is highly desired
f) Knowledge in Electromagnetics is preferred
g) Knowledge in Photo-Lithography or Large Scale Integrated Circuit process is desired but not required
h) Machine learning, computation geometry is a plus
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic) plus at least two years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience.
OR
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience.
 
Kindly send your resume to sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

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

Sr. Financial Analyst (#115299)

Title: Sr. Financial Analyst
Location: Milpitas, CA
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis team provides direct support to KLA-Tencor executives and business leaders by managing processes such as strategic planning and forecasting, and by providing routine and ad-hoc reporting and analytics to drive business decision-making.

Responsibilities:
We are looking for a well-rounded finance professional with excellent communication and coordination skills to support the Company’s Global Customer Organization (“GCO”).  In this role, you will be responsible for forecasting, reporting, and analytics to support decision making by senior management.  This role will provide a unique opportunity to be involved in current business events with routine access to executive management.  You will also have opportunity to determine and champion improvements to the organization.
  • Manage all aspects of GCO North America and HQ financial requirements including:
  • Quarter-end close (journal entries, corporate and business partner reporting, balance sheet reviews);
  • Monthly, quarterly, annual budgeting and forecasting, working with business partners to align on business plan, financial targets and drive cost efficiencies;
  • Intersegment charge management;
  • Capital evaluation: familiarity with capital investment projects and impact on SG&A costs
  • Other reporting and analysis
  • Provide worldwide financial planning and analysis support to the SVP of Sales
  • Coordinate and communicate with regional controllers for timely submission of forecasts and strategic plans; provide standardized financial reporting
  • Prepare the worldwide GCO executive package including financial commentary and trend analysis
  • Attend and contribute to VP of Sales staff meeting
  • Perform trend and variance analysis to identify risk and opportunities
  • Pursue process improvements for streamlined efficiencies and better visibility
  • Support Corporate Controller and divisional controllers as liaison to regional finance.
  • Support various Corporate FP&A requirements as needed, such as routine and ad-hoc reporting packages for senior management and other trends and metrics analyses

Preferred Qualification:
  • Bachelors Level Degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in financial planning in a public company
  • Experience in managing cost efficiencies in a high-tech environment and business partnering to drive down costs
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong financial analytical skills
  • Result-driven and able to work independently and proactively
  • Attention to detail, quality of work
  • Strong ability to partner and build relationships with internal clients
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, meet deadlines, perform under time pressure
  • Advocate and implement process improvements
  • Team player with a positive attitude and strong sense of ownership
  • Proficient in SAP/TM1 or comparable ERP systems

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

Kindly send your resume to manimaran.ilangovan@kla-tencor.com

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

Financial Analyst (Service Division) #115152

Title: Financial Analyst (Service Division)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Employment Type: 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 looking for a hard-working individual with a positive attitude to contribute to a great Finance team. Our charter is to understand and influence the business in making the right trade-offs and proactively find efficiencies supporting the Service Division.
  • Maintain forecast model for predicting parts and labor costs on tools in a status of Installation, Pre-Warranty, Warranty, and Field Retrofit.
  • Calculate quarterly warranty rates for liability reserves
  • Interface with off-shore team to validate cross-charges
  • Prepare quarterly Cost of Service Metrics packages
  • Run an Access database allocation process to fully distribute controllable margin service costs to the tool level.
  • Calculate annual overhead rates to be applied to parts and labor
  • Extract data sets, perform analyses, build actionable reports and financial models
  • Initiate and maintain coverage of relevant business metrics on regular basis to help identify and analyze critical issues, risks and opportunities
  • Partner with business teams for systems and business processes improvements
  • Perform various ad hoc analysis including scenario planning

Preferred Qualification:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance / Accounting with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience (with emphasis on forecasting and financial analysis)
  • Must be hard-working with a positive attitude and willingness to contribute to a team
  • Sense of ownership, urgency, intellectual curiosity, willingness to learn and improve
  • Independent and critical thinker, analytical, fast-learner and excellent eye for detail
  • Excellent problem-solving and strong analytical skills with the ability to get things done
  • Excellent communication skill and ability to build strong working relationships with business partners with different levels of management and groups within an organization.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities effectively in order to meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Excel, Access and Hana modeling
  • Proficiency with SAP/TM1 or other comparable ERP and reporting/forecasting tools
  • Open for challenges of fast-paced environment

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree or equivalent with at least 3 years of experience
OR
Master's Level Degree or equivalent with at least 2 years of experience

Kindly send your resume to manimaran.ilangovan@kla-tencor.com

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

Financial Analyst (Service Operations) #115111

Title: Financial Analyst (Service Operations)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Employment Type: 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.

We are looking for a hard-working individual with a positive attitude to contribute to a great Finance team. Our charter is to understand and influence the business in making the right trade-offs and proactively find efficiencies. The ideal candidate will work closely with multiple levels of a dynamic business and has the opportunity to drive division-wide projects and initiatives in the areas of reporting, planning and analysis for Service Division.

Responsibilities:
  • Support period close processes, preparation of financial packages and reporting
  • Initiate and maintain coverage of relevant business metrics on regular basis
  • Gather, analyze, prepare and summarize recommendations for financial strategic plans from different perspectives and angles to help support business decision
  • Identify and analyze critical issues, risks and opportunities
  • Partner with business teams for systems and business processes improvements
  • Perform various ad hoc analysis including scenario planning

Preferred Qualification:
  • Must be hard-working with a positive attitude and willingness to contribute to a team
  • Sense of ownership, urgency, intellectual curiosity, willingness to learn and improve
  • Independent and critical thinker, analytical, fast-learner and excellent eye for detail
  • Excellent problem-solving and strong analytical skills with the ability to get things done
  • Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities effectively in order to meet deadlines
  • Comfortable working in an ambiguous environment and be flexible with constant change
  • Comfortable reaching out to others and working with different levels of management and groups within an organization
  • Proficiency with SAP/TM1 is preferred, but experience with other ERP and reporting/forecasting tools will be considered
  • Excel modeling highly recommended

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree or equivalent with at least 3 years of experience
OR
Master's Level Degree or equivalent with at least 2 years of experience

Kindly send your resume to manimaran.ilangovan@kla-tencor.com

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

Monday, March 6, 2017

Sr. Internal Auditor (#114456)

Position: Sr. Internal Auditor
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Role – Senior Internal Auditor, SOX Compliance

We are looking for a well-rounded, versatile audit professional with strong communication and interpersonal skills to join our team. We are a team that strives for continuous improvement. The individual will be able to solve problems independently with latitude for initiative and judgment.

Key areas of responsibility:
  • Primary function in SOX 404 compliance, business and IT areas.
  • Design the control environment by critically assessing processes, identifying the potential risks, and articulating the financial statement implications.
  • Design and perform manual and IT control testing procedures.
  • Work with management to address findings by developing and implementing practical solutions.
  • Communicate results via written reports and oral presentations to management.
  • Coordinate and liaise with external auditors.
  • Supervise and review work performed by others, provide coaching as necessary.
  • Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Candidate must be a motivated self-starter with effective project management skills, ability to foresee roadblocks and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Solid understanding of accounting, processes, and internal controls.
  • Considerable verbal and written communication skills, including interviewing, presentation of findings and recommendations.
  • Big 4 experience and CPA preferred.

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

Kindly send your resume to manimaran.ilangovan@kla-tencor.com

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

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Sr. Software Engineer ( C++ and C# | Object-Oriented | Multithreading | GUI ) (#114093)

Position: Sr. Software Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time
 
Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Candela ANPI team has a charter to find new customers and new markets opportunities for KT.  We are a small and dynamically evolving team that started from within the Candela division in 2014. Our goal is to identify and help KT grow outside its core semi market.   To validate a business idea we follow the Lean startup model -  a Business Model Canvas is drafted, and updated as we learn more.  After the initial screening we need a team that is able to rapidly develop shippable “product probes” to help validate customer use case and economic value.  These projects can vary in scale from hand held device to larger systems with multiple imaging sensors and big data path with complex algorithms. Some examples if these projects are:  With a start-up partner, a surface metrology solution was developed, leveraging offshore development team,  for a large CE device manufacturer.  Another project we are conducting a technical feasibility study for ultrafast in-situ monitoring. We are developing a core cross functional project team to collaborate on these growth opportunities. We also routinely leverage KT talent across the company, in a “pick-up game” for who has a good match in skills, passion and availability to come help our core team execute stronger and quicker.
 
Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have a track record of academic and professional success as well as technical innovation. He/she will be part of a software team in KLA-Tencor's Candela Group with responsibility for the design, developing and unit testing of software in the area of machine control, business logic, algorithms, and GUI for ANPI. He/She should be an effective team player and be able to work independently on problems. The successful candidate will work with hardware, applications and marketing groups to understand system/marketing requirements and map them to software design. The candidate will be able to work on variety of new projects with different focus and pick up new software and technology quickly and efficiently.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
1) BS or MS in computer science or a related field.
2) Minimum 10 year experience in software development using C++/C# in industry environment.
3) Experience in Object-Oriented and multi-threaded / parallel processing software design and development is essential.
4) Technical competency with C++ and C# in Linux and Windows programming environment and experience with large software systems is required.
5) Experience with machine control/device driver and professional UI design are preferred.
6) Algorithms development experience is plus.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 8 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 7 years of experience.
OR
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 6 years of experience.
 
Kindly send your resume to sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com
 
KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.