Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Senior Research Scientist ( C++ | Object Oriented | Algorithms | Image/Signal Processing | Mathematics | Physics ) ( #113126 )

Position: Senior Research Scientist
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:
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 resume to sivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com

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