Thursday, August 13, 2015

Optical Design Engineer (DUV laser| optical lens design | metrology) (#112452)

Job Title: Optical design engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full Time

Business Unit:
This position is part of KLA-Tencor’s Wafer Inspection Group (WIG) that provides defect inspection systems for monitoring process equipment. This role is part of the Common Engineering group that works on engineering solutions for multiple products across the organization.

KLA-Tencor is interested in hiring an exceptionally motivated recent college graduate with an advanced degree (MS/PhD) or an experienced college graduate with strong technical experience in designing optical components and systems.  This individual would be involved in all aspects of developing optics for next generation wafer inspection products using high energy UV lasers and high NA imaging objectives.

Job functions include:
  • Design lenses and lens systems, generating opto-mechanical requirements for same, and designing optical fixturing to perform component and subsystem or module level testing. 
  • Besides design responsibility, this individual is also heavily involved in hands-on building and testing state-of-the-art DUV laser based optical systems using sophisticated metrology tools which include DUV interferometers, photometers and laser M2 scanning benches.
  • Desired Skills and Experience
  • Ideal candidate would possess degree from accredited Optical Engineering or Optical Sciences program
  • Prefer individual with some level of both analytical and hands-on background in terms of designing and testing optical systems either before or during degree program
  • Some travel outside the US would be required to further engage candidate in evaluation of global optics supplier manufacturing processes and capabilities

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

Please send your resume to Vinod at

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.