Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Distributed Computer Platform Software Manager ( HPC | Linux | Design ) ( #113444 )

Position: Distributed Computer Platform Software Manager
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Wafer Inspection Group(WIG) Division is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical and eBeam inspection tools for inline monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories.

The software engineering manager reports into the head of High Performance Computing (HPC) in Wafer Inspection Group (WIG) and will manage a team of 4-6 software engineers. This position is a unique combination of technical and people management. The software manager position owns the vision, strategies, and tactics for evolving the existing image computer platform software used in EBeam products to keep pace with our inspection and review algorithm requirements as we continue to push the defect sensitivity for economic and competitive reasons while maximizing KLA-Tencor's market position. The manager will have accountability for resource planning and allocation.
Strategic responsibilities include generating a vision for common platform software roadmap to support products sharing similar image computer architecture, defining requirements for the individual elements of that vision, aligning cross-product stakeholders, and justifying commonality decisions.
Tactical responsibilities include engaging HPC HW/Systems, Algorithm and System Software teams to evaluate image computer software architecture, requirement, design options, and selecting the best to optimize the overall product development efficiency and product performance, as well as the planning and execution of the image computer software development and integration.
This Manager position requires candidates who love to work in a multi-discipline environment and solve complex technical problems, as well as believing in team efforts by growing and challenging team members.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Semiconductor inspection and review capital equipment product development experience
2) Extensive software development experience in large scale and complex systems
3) Demonstrated technical leadership in at least one distributed software project with full development and support experience
4) Extensive hands-on experiences in object oriented software development with C++ or Java. Knowledge in C and Linux device driver, as well as open source distributed software is a plus.  
5) Comfortable working and aligning across functional boundaries in global geological zones
6) People management skills with ability to identify strengths and weaknesses of team members and provide guidance for change if required
7) Clear and concise oral, written commutation, and high-level presentation skills

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 3 years of experience.
Master's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience.
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience.
Kindly send your resume to sivaram.bose@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.