Thursday, February 26, 2015

Electrical Design Engineer (PCB board design| mixed signal| motion control)(#111978)

Job Title: Electrical design engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
The SurfScan division is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical inspection tools for inline monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories.

Responsibilities:
  • The engineering team that creates the world most  advanced  wafer inspection tools is looking for an electrical engineer with knowledge of analog and digital electronics, understanding of  motion control systems.
  • The candidate will take responsibility for design ,analysis, testing and characterization of PCB's of inspection tools from concept phase to production release.
  • Responsibilities also include test fixtures, cables and  prototypes builds, test code development
  • The candidate will interact with multidisciplinary project team and communicate in oral and written form.

 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of mixed signal and digital circuits.
  • Knowledge of microcontrollers and microprocessors
  • Understanding of motion control system and motion controllers
  • Knowledge of Altera and/or Xilinx EPLD/FPGA, familiarity  with development tools and programing;
  • Basic electrical design engineering skills including design using OrCAD, MatLab, SPICE.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's  with 1-2 years of experience 
or 
Master's Level Degree in Electrical Engineering

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

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

Friday, February 20, 2015

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

Senior Algorithm Engineer ( C++ | Algorithm | Computational Electromagnetics | Mathematics | Modeling ) (#111473)

Position:  Senior 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Computational Physics highly desired with 2 yrs industrial experience.
Proficiency in computational methods, C++, and object oriented design.
Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in Physics with 2 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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
 

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

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

Job Description:
Business Unit:
KLA-Tencor RAPID division offers high sensitivity reticle inspection and metrology systems for mask shops and fabs, helping ensure that reticles are defect-free and meet mask metrology requirements. The reticle inspection systems use optical imaging and multiple inspection modes to find all types of reticle defects prior to printing on the wafer. The metrology systems ensure quality reticle manufacturing by providing the best precision for reticle pattern placement and accurate measurement of reticles’ critical dimensions.
 
Responsibilities:
KLA-Tencor is seeking a talented individual for a staff engineer position in the world-class algorithm group within the reticle and photo mask inspection division (RAPID). The successful candidate is expected to design the next generation photo mask/reticle inspection systems.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Job Description:
The Film and Scatterometry Technology (FaST) Division provides industry leading metrology solutions for worldwide semiconductor IC manufacturers. The FaST Division portfolio of metrology products includes hardware and software solutions for optical film thickness, optical critical dimension (CD), composition, and resistivity measurement systems. These products are essential for the IC manufacturers as they provide critical metrology capabilities for the development and implementation of their advanced IC processes. The FaST division is committed to support our customers to achieve performance entitlement of our solution and we effectively partner with our customers from their early research and development phase to the high volume in-line manufacturing implementation specific for their process needs. The division consists of a global team located in US, Israel, China, and India.
 
Responsibilities:
Develop the next generation of algorithms for semiconductor device and thin film metrology. The position requires a proven innovative track record in the related fields of algorithm development, statistical data analysis and signal processing, image analysis and machine learning. The candidate should have a background in engineering/math/physics and be comfortable and conversant in a range of disciplines from optics, information and noise analysis, solving optimization problems (forward and inverse).
 
The Algorithms Scientist will produce mathematical formulations, develop modeling tools, and perform data analysis and capability predictions on a variety of metrology technologies. The role will closely interface with other members of Advanced Development, Engineering, Algorithm and Application teams. The candidate should demonstrate ability to develop complex data analysis algorithms, software codes that can be used by others, understanding of experimental data analysis, and ability to guide others.
 
Education or experience must include:
1.Designing, developing, modifying and diagnosing complex algorithms, utilizing C#, C++, R, Matlab or other tools and languages;
2.Ability to invent, develop and implement new algorithms and ideas
3.Statistical analysis, modeling and optimization methods
4.Signal and image processing, computer vision and machine learning
5.Hands-on experience in object-oriented and functional programming
6.Hands-on experience with products such as JMP, R, Matlab is a plus
7.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
8.Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
9.Semiconductor optical metrology experience preferred.
Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics or related fields plus 3 years of relevant experience and accomplishments.

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 2 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience.
OR
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience.

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

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

Software Engineer - Algorithm Development ( C++/ OOD / Image Processing ) (#111134)

Position: Software Engineer - Algorithm Development
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
The RAPID division of KLA-Tencor is the leading supplier for reticle inspection equipment used to guarantee reticle quality in mask shops and IC fabs worldwide.  Key enabling technologies supplied by RAPID to the industry include die to database, die to die, and STARlight contamination inspections.

Responsibilities:
KLA-Tencor is seeking a talented individual for the position of algorithm engineer in the world-class algorithm group within the reticle product division (RAPID). The successful candidate is expected to design algorithms for the next generation photomask/reticle inspection systems. This individual will utilize his/her skills in image processing, mathematics, and software to render images from mask design for the purpose of defect inspection and/or metrology. One key qualification of the candidate is the ability to invent new ideas, analyze the complex system, and formulate a mathematical solution that is practical for use in production. Some experience in C++ and object-oriented programming is expected. 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:
1) PhD in CS/Applied Math/EE strongly preferred.
2) Knowledge in computer architecture and/or numerical methods.
3) Working experience with C/C++ and Matlab is highly desirable.
4) Strong academic background in image processing, mathematics, and Software.
5) Creative, able to formulate solutions through analyzing complex data.
6) Good 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 with at least 1 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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
 

Senior Research Scientist ( C++ | Computational Electromagnetics | Mathematics | Modeling ) (#110902)

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

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

Responsibilities:
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 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 years 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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
 

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

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

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

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

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

Research Scientist ( C++ | Algorithm | Computational Electromagnetics | Mathematics | Modeling ) (#111671)

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

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

Responsibilities:
Demonstrate ability 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 algorithms, measurement capabilities, system optical models, calibrations development, and analysis tools for optical metrology applications.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Computational Physics highly desired with 1 yrs industrial experience.
Proficiency in computational methods, C++, and object oriented design.
Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in Physics with 1 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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
 

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Revenue Financial Analyst ( Forecasting | COGS | Reconciliation) (# 112079)

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

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

Responsibilities:
The FaST Division Revenue Financial Analyst will support the Division Controller, General Manager, and other senior sales and marketing staff in deal structure, trade-in/swap analysis, rent vs. buy decisions, manufacturing planning, revenue recognition, and deal profitability analysis. This individual will represent finance in interacting with division sales on customer deal strategies and tool consignment plans. The individual will work closely with the corporate revenue group on statutory compliance and with the group revenue driver, sales, service, and engineering staff to track and manage risk and product mix in the revenue plan to hit company targets.
Additional responsibilities include: maintaining product gross margin models, preparing for executive and strategic planning reviews, long term mix and margin modeling, various ad-hoc market/economic analyses as appropriate.
Key activities include: periodic bookings, shipments, revenue, standard COGS, warranty, and consignment forecasting, monthly internal inventory close, quarterly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, quarterly warranty accounting close.

Preferred Qualification:
  • Experience working cross-functionally and with international regions is a plus
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and finance principles
  • High attention to detail including a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently to meet deliverable due dates
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with both finance and non-finance business partners
  • Analytical mindset and ability to provide meaningful analyses that are actionable and provide the information that management needs to make effective business decisions
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

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

Monday, February 9, 2015

Product Engineer (Semiconductor Capital Equipment | Optical Inspection | Trouble Shooting ) (# 112019)

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:
New and sustaining product service engineering. Serves as the central technical resource / interface with design engineering, manufacturing, technical support, quality, marketing and field as the product(s) move through the Product Life Cycle. Will be fully integrated and working directly with aforementioned teams to incorporate value added serviceability, reliability and service business practice improvements into product design. Works to optimize serviceability, reduce cost-of-service through all stages of the PLC, and  improve short and long term product service revenue performance. Involvement lasts throughout all stages of a product’s lifecycle to ensure system level product performance is continuously tracked and meets established specification. Drives continuous improvement of system hardware, diagnostics and software, tooling, technical documentation, knowledge management, and training. 
  • Strong knowledge of overall system operation, system integration, and system calibrations
  • Influence early PLC designs to include features that will optimize K-T’s service business: calibrations and diagnostics, Cost of Service (CoS), reliability, design tolerances, Intellectual Property (IP) protection
  • Act as a two way conduit of information between design teams, and tech support and service personnel
  • Very adept at 7-step trouble-shooting, including driving learning and standardization where appropriate
  • Full understanding of the need to protect our service IP, and apply BKMs into documentations, FRUs, Tooling, and training
  • Able to step into a difficult beta and sustaining escalation, analyze data from various sources, and, working with divisional experts when necessary, provide a detailed action plan suitable for execution by Customer Service Engineer (CSE) and Technical Support Engineer (TSE)
  • Leverage learning and knowledge across the Tech Support organization through training classes, scripts, coaching, documents and updating other knowledge capture tools. Develop and promote the use of Merlin and Solution Point during Beta and released product phases
  • Ensure that learning on current generation tools is captured and applied to next generation designs.
  • Works with Learning and Knowledge Services (LKS) to determine the training requirements for new products and/or upgrades. Trains the trainer, and teach or co-teach initial courses. Audits service training courses to ensure their quality
  • Help to define a plan, implement and optimize the spare parts that will be stocked to support field shipments.  This includes taking into account reliability, diagnostics, inventory holding cost, training level and other factors
  • Prepare CoS models (bottom-up and top-down) during initial concept phase, and update them as new information is available.  Apply results to help optimize design of diagnostics
  • Work with Services Marketing to define Service Offerings, including analyzing market needs, forecasting CoS and developing Sales support materials
  • Help to define and optimize the Preventative Maintenance Schedule for systems
  • Help to prepare a product for obsolescence / transfer to Service Supply Chain Management (SSCM) ownership including closing known issues, disposition of inventory and transfer of documentation and knowledge
  • Participate in NPI Best Practice teams to spread knowledge across product divisions
  • Hands-on work for integration of Alpha/Beta systems, including performing serviceability validation
Preferred Qualification:
  • Semiconductor Capital Equipment Manufacturing or Service experience highly preferable
  • Hands on Experience with Optical inspection and metrology equipment
  • 3-5 years Optics and Electro Mechanical Experience a MUST
  • System level Trouble shooting experience required
  • Software programing experience in C#, Visual Basic, XML
  • Minimum Bachelors of engineering degree in Optics or Electrical/Mechanical engineering
  • Demonstrated experience with ECO and MRP systems such as Enovia and SAP
  • Ability to speak Korean 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.
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.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Director of Business Development (Semiconductor Capital Equipment) (#111974)

Job Title: Director of Business Development - GSS
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

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:
  • Manage GSS service sales and business development directly to select North American and global end-customers
  • Cross-functional management and interaction with regional account team and GSS organizations
  • May manage other sales managers
  • Explain, promote, and support negotiation strategy to senior division management
  • Support KT key customer strategy and actions to meet the KT division's penetration, share, adoption and profit objectives
  • Lead commercial engagements to achieve quantitative and qualitative sales objectives
  • Participate in and lead needs analysis, deal development, negotiation, and closure of customer agreements
  • Develop relationships with new and existing customers
  • Specifically, responsible for leading business processes by the following tasks:
     1. Negotiate business deals that meet the customer's objectives and drive growth in                  revenue and profitability;
     2. Foster commercial and operational relationships at all levels;
     3. Accurately forecast business to meet bookings objectives and ultimately drive the right          business behaviors;
     4. Also coordinate customer visits and all customer meetings that involve division                      personnel
  • 30-65% travel to customer sites, international locations, and K-T offices is typical

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Service/Product Sales and/or Marketing in a Capital Equipment industry (Semi Cap Equipment preferred)
  • Strong business acumen and technical selling skills
  • Strong ability and desire to succeed in spite of constraints; to go beyond expectations, using creativity and exceptional effort to get the job done. Consistently delivers on commitments either individually or through others.
  • Strong understanding of financial, legal, and marketing fundamentals
  • Advanced Excel/PowerPoint capabilities
  • Strong financial/mathematical modeling skills with ability to deep dive but still maintain high-level vision/strategy.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to turn non-specific goals into concrete tasks, and influence peers in other organizations to accomplish objectives.
  • Practical working knowledge of industry recognized sales processes (ex:  Miller Heiman, SPIN, Solution Selling, etc.)
  • Foreign language skills a significant plus

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 10 years of management experience in a technical field or equivalent
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 8 years of management experience

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

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

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Assistant General Counsel - Corporate Securities (# 112021)

Position: Assistant General Counsel - Corporate Securities
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Legal Compliance Organization (LCO) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA provides legal guidance to further KLA-Tencor’s strategic objectives and protect and preserve the legal, ethical and financial integrity and reputation of the Company. With specific expertise in the areas of corporate law, commercial law, employment law, and intellectual property; the LCO offers strategic legal counsel that is informed by a clear understanding of the company’s business objectives and expertise in the laws and regulations relevant to the business worldwide.

Responsibilities:
  • The Company is seeking a corporate securities attorney with substantial experience federal and state corporate securities compliance including preparation of securities filings (including forms 10K, 8K, 10Q and proxy reports)
  • Must have substantial experience advising management and board of directors on a variety of disclosure and governance matters
  • The role will report into the general counsel and will have considerable interactions with the executive management team
Preferred Qualification:
  • The candidate must have been trained by a top law firm in all areas of public company corperate securities law compliance
  • Preferably, the candidate should have worked in-house as a corporate securities counsel for a public company
Minimum Qualifications:
JD with at least 7 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.

Manager, Import/Export Compliance (# 112038)

Position: Manager, Import/Export Compliance
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Legal Compliance Organization (LCO) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA provides legal guidance to further KLA-Tencor’s strategic objectives and protect and preserve the legal, ethical and financial integrity and reputation of the Company. With specific expertise in the areas of corporate law, commercial law, employment law, and intellectual property; the LCO offers strategic legal counsel that is informed by a clear understanding of the company’s business objectives and expertise in the laws and regulations relevant to the business worldwide.

Responsibilities:
GLOBAL TRADE COMPLIANCE
As the manager of KLA-Tencor’s Global Trade Compliance, lead a global team and its collective efforts in complying with import and export regulations in all countries in which KLA-Tencor operates and/or conducts business.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide strategic consultation and guidance to KLA-Tencor senior staff on all matters related to importing and exporting technologies and products globally.
  • Lead and facilitate interaction with external counsel and government officials to assure operational compliance, compliance with global trade requirements and regulations, and assessing legal risks.
  • Provide guidance to various internal partners and Business Units on product and technology restrictions in global markets as well as economic sanctions and anti-boycott laws.
  • Partner with appropriate KLA-Tencor members and others in a matrix environment to develop appropriate training programs, policies, and plans.
  • Partner with the appropriate internal and external stakeholders to: 
  1. Track and influence proposed regulations and changes to any internal operations or practices to proactively manage compliance now or in the future.
  • Conduct risk assessment, provide guidance, and report appropriate metrics to senior management and executives.
  • Interface with external legal counsel on government requests and trade audits.
  • Interpret Customs and Export Administration Regulations (EAR):
  1. Establish Technology Control Plans
  2. Determine the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN)
  3. Determine licensing exceptions or requirements
  4. Establish procedures for documenting and monitoring on-going projects as required by the regulations
  • Work with global trade and other groups or functions to ensure effective legislative tracking of global trade legislation or regulations and influencing of proposed key laws
  • Ensure that internal policies, practices, and procedures are modified accordingly to comply with such laws
  • Evaluate and resolve the impact of global trade issues with regard to company mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other transactions
Preferred Qualification:
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, management, law or related field, master’s degree preferred
  • Expert in controlled technologies and product compliance programs with a minimum of 12 years’ experience in a leadership global compliance role
  • Knowledge of relevant Federal global trade regulations, including those pursuant to EAR and ITAR. Additional knowledge of Non-US regulations is a plus
  • Ability to effectively and eloquently communicate complex regulations, potential risks, and various options with business leaders in a clear, timely, and actionable fashion
  • Demonstrated experience developing policies, programs, training and managing compliance programs
  • Excellent facilitation skills including: influencing, collaborating, conflict resolution, and relentless follow-through to ensure closure of issues
  • Clear and direct communication skills at all levels of the organization
  • Proven judgment in assessing business risk, recommending practical solutions, and escalating issues when appropriate
  • Demonstrated ability to translate ambiguity into tangible strategies and tactics
  • Effectively lead, mentor, and coach individuals and teams
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience.

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

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

Corporate General Ledger and Consolidations Accountant (# 112033)

Position: Corporate General Ledger and Consolidations Accountant
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
This position will be a member of KLA-Tencor's Corporate General Ledger (GL) and Consolidations Group

Responsibilities:
  • Perform GL monthly close duties, including but not limited to, recording standard/accrual journal entries, account reconciliations, run revaluations, and perform allocations
  • Take full ownership of worldwide consolidation of over 30 legal entities, including translations, various types of eliminations, and loading manual entities
  • Ability to detect certain consolidation errors and provide solutions to fix underlining issues
  • Perform data validation to ensure accuracy and quality of data between FI, PCA, and ECCS
  • Full ownership of GL master data creation and hierarchy maintenance
  • Perform key SOX controls related to GL and consolidations
  • Work closely with project implementation team to perform testing, training, and documentation of new processes
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and develop solutions to improve operational efficiency
  • Prepare business functional specification for new SAP reports, including performing testing and validation of the report prior to moving to production
  • Prepare and maintain proper documentation and records of accounting / financial reporting process
Preferred Qualification:
  • SAP/Oracle experience in General Ledger and consolidations
  • This position requires both accounting and technical knowledge
  • Advanced analytical and critical skills to troubleshoot and identify potential gaps in new or current processes
  • Strong communication skills and ability to translate end-user needs into IT solutions
  • Strong leadership to manage small improvement projects which involve cross functional teams
  • Advanced Excel skills and ability to work with large data sets is required
  • Flexibility in fulfilling ad hoc analytical requests in global corporate environment
  •  Experience in multinational organization a plus
Minimum Qualifications:
BA/BS in Finance/Accounting or equivalent with at least 5years of experience in GL /consolidation or equivalent.

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.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Electrical Design Engineer (PCB Design| motion control)(#111988)

Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA  
Duration: Fulltime

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

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be a member of a team developing the control electronics subsystem of an advanced wafer inspection system. The subsystem includes multi-axis controllers driving a complex mix of sensors and actuators of various types.  The candidate will be responsible for all design related aspects of the subsystem including cable and PCB design, prototype test and debug, subsystem integration, test and ECO release.  In this role they will work closely with mechanical, manufacturing and reliability engineers.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • The successful candidate will be experienced in the following areas:
  • PCB Design using OrCAD schematic capture
  • Prototype PCB test
  • Test Fixture design
  • Cable design
  • Motion control design
  • Electrical/Mechanical subsystem integration, test and troubleshooting
  • ECO release and documentation
  • Writing manufacturing/service documentation and provide training
  • The successful candidate must also have the following:
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Self-motivation with the ability to work independently and with a team
  • The ability to multi-task
  • A desire to expand his/her knowledge through self-study and training
  • Strong troubleshooting 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) with at least 1 years of experience.

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

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

Manager, Electrical Design (Servo control | Galil |Delta Tau)(#111980)

Job Title: Manager, Electrical Design
Location: Milpitas, CA  
Duration: Full time

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

Responsibilities:
The engineering team that creates the world's most advanced patterned wafer inspection equipment is looking for a high level servo control manager to lead a multi-disciplinary engineering team in the development of an exciting new product.

The successful candidate will have full of ownership of the development of critical opto-mechanical control subsystems, from the concept design phase through product release and sustaining. The activities will include working with cross functional teams to define opto-mechanical subsystem specifications, design, analyze, prototype, and test to those specifications and support the roll out of the product. He / She will be passionate about hard technical challenges, will be very strong hands on engineer and will also be a strong leader with high technical skill which can supervise and guide his/her team to improve team’s whole technical skill.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BSEE with 7+ years, or MSEE with 5+ years
  • Must have participated in several complete design cycles from initial concept through product release and sustaining.
  • Must have strong fundamental analytical skills in motion control engineering with a proven track record of applying those skills to subsystem development, integration, and testing.
  • Must have 2 years’ experience leading a small team through at least one of these cycles.
  • Must work well in a matrixes environment, have good communication skills.
  • Have at least 5 years of relevant Motion Control System design experience.
  • Must have Control algorithm development and control system architecture design experience.
  • MATLAB simulation and analysis experience.
  • PCB design experience is a plus           

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) with at least 1 years of experience.

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

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

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Packaging Engineer (ArtiousCAD | Electronics Packaging | ISTA) (# 111901)

Position: Packaging 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:

Packaging Engineering is a central KT function. The department covers all aspects of shipping container design, validation, and documentation.

Candidate will work in a small core team and share the responsibilities for day to day operations of the packaging department.

Create shipping container solutions based on analyzing engineering drawings, specifications and/or product samples to determine physical characteristics of item, identify special handling and safety requirements.

The individual receives broad goals and objectives from the Program Manager based on business and project needs. He/She must perform with minimal direction and supervision and basic project management to specific time related deliverables.

He/She advises internal customers or suppliers on efficient packaging procedures, packaging materials, and utilization of protective packaging systems. The candidate must have good interpersonal skills as the position is cross functional.
The candidate should have immediate knowledge of some, or all of the following:
Demonstrated or detailed knowledge of packaging materials including paperboard, container board, plastic films, foam cushions, wood and lumber products, as well as their fabrication, conversion methodologies and application, cushion package design and the various types and characteristics of transportation/conveyance equipment, as well as typical application of equipment for product and packaging material handling and distribution.

Preferred Qualification:
  • BS or MS in Packaging Engineering
  • Knowledge of electronics packaging
  • Functional in ArtiousCAD
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience.

Kindly send your resume to raju.balaji@kla-tencor.com

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