Thursday, March 10, 2016

Sr Systems Engineer ( UV| DUV optics)(#113215)

Job Title: Sr Systems Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Fulltime

Business Unit:
KLA-Tencor's Wafer Inspection Division is looking to recruit a highly motivated Sr Systems Engineer with the ability to interact with and, at times, lead a multidisciplinary project team. The successful candidate will work on projects within the Surfscan Product Group, a market leader in the unpatterned wafer inspection business, to improve and build on a DUV wafer inspection system - a flagship product of a $1B+ semiconductor capital equipment manufacturer.

The primary job responsibilities include but are not limited to defining top level system requirements based on marketing input, allocating requirements to various subsystems, calculating system error budgets, proposing optimum hardware/software solutions, and performing system integration tests.  The candidate will collaboratively interact with or lead multidisciplinary project teams and regularly communicate requirements and results in oral and written form.
Additional responsibilities include interactions with operations and global services in system troubleshooting on high level escalations.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree plus 10 years’ experience OR Ph.D. degree plus 7 years’ experience.
  • The ideal candidate must understand and use Systems Engineering principles and is able to apply them to product development and improvements.  Candidate should also have engineering expertise that is deep in at least one area and broad across other engineering disciplines.  Must have strong leadership, effective communication and problem solving skills. Familiar with SW tools such as Matlab, JMP. Strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills are required. Need to be self-driven, hard working, detail oriented, with a can-do attitude and a good thinker. 
  • Proven success and track record in leading project teams along with experience in working on semiconductor equipment is a plus.
  • An understanding of the basics of DUV optics is also a plus.

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