Monday, June 6, 2016

Applications Development Engineer (#113252)

Position: Applications Development Engineer
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:
Responsible for providing high level applications support of complex multi-layer thin film measurement and Optical Critical Dimension measurement systems. Includes projects related to new product introduction: characterization, alpha testing, beta testing and pilot tools in the ramp phase. Providing escalation support to onsite field service engineer; Leading and coordinating remote/local troubleshooting; Performing experiments to characterize tool/subcomponent performance; Developing recipes to model complex optical applications; Providing application support and training to customers directly. In addition, application engineers will manage in-house customer demonstrations and head-to-head (H2H) activities at customer facilities. Applications is responsible for generating best known method documents and other training material and transferring product knowledge to K-T's worldwide Field Applications team. Work closely with many organizations including engineering, sales and marketing within K-T and with customer engineers outside K-T.

Preferred Qualification:
Ph D in experimental physics, engineering, material science, able to solve problems hands on.

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic)
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience.
OR
Bachelor'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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.