Monday, May 15, 2017

Electrical Design/Firmware Engineer (# 115704)

Position: Electrical Design/Firmware Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
First to deliver the best imaging and classification data for every defect or point on any later at any time.

EBeam’s mission encapsulates its role as the “eyes” of KLA-Tencor’s product line, providing timely information on defects and critical locations on the wafer at the highest spatial resolution possible.  Customers use EBeam products alongside KLA-Tencor patterned and bare wafer inspectors to quickly understand the nature of defects and other imperfections on product wafers and take action to correct the manufacturing process.

This candidate will be working in the electrical design group, developing FPGA and Embedded Micro Processor firmware, integrate electronic hardware, firmware and software for eBeam tools.  He/She will be part of the hardware engineering team, working closely with other EE hardware, firmware, system, software and mechanical engineers to design and develop firmware and electronic hardware.

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Master (Ph.D, or equivalent degree) in EE
  • Good experience with embedded firmware design for processors, like PowerPC and ARM processor etc, programming with C language
  • Good experience with Embedded Linux and development tools
  • Good experience with Xilinx FPGA firmware design and programming with Verilog
  • Good experience with python script and diagnostic software development
  • Good firmware architecture, documentation and communication experience and skill
  • Good firmware integration debug/test experience with prototype PCB assemblies
  • Familiar with FPGA, Micro Processor and related digital circuitry design and functions
  • Good general electrical design knowledge
  • Self-motivated team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good experience with real time operating system (like Linux)
  • Experience of real time image collection system development is a plus
  • Experience of industry equipment development is a plus
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of directly related experience.
Master's Level Degree with at least 4 years of directly related experience.
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 2 years of directly related experience.

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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.