Friday, March 4, 2016

Research scientist (physics/optics) (optics| metrology)(#113361)

Job Title: Research scientist (physics/optics)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
The Corporate Technology Group develops key technology used in KLA-Tencor’s inspection and metrology systems. We research, analyze and prototype key technologies such as sensors, lasers and optics. When the technology is proven to meet requirements, we work with KLA-Tencor product divisions and key suppliers to implement the technology into KLA-Tencor’s products.

  • As a research scientist within KLA-Tencor, your responsibilities will include:
  • Analyzing design rules for advanced nodes and determining the requirements for measuring and inspecting semiconductor devices manufactured at those nodes.
  • Developing detailed, rigorous models of the interaction of light with structures on semiconductor wafers and the propagation of light through optical systems.
  • Designing and systematically executing experiments.
  • Analyzing experimental data and comparing with model.
  • Working with KLA-Tencor’s product divisions to develop and implement metrology and inspection system architectures that meet the future requirements for semiconductor measurement and inspection.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Physics or Optics.
  • Must be experienced in electromagnetic simulations using programs such as MATLAB and COMSOL.
  • Must be familiar with numerical techniques commonly used in physical simulations.
  • Experienced designing and executing experiments, and analyzing experimental data.
  • Must be a team player with good written and verbal communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic) in Physics or Optics.

Please send your resumes 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.