Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Research Scientist ( C++ | Algorithms | Machine Learning | MATLAB | Python ) (#115418)

Position: Research Scientist
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The BBP-Rapid Division is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical inspection tools for inline monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories.
This position belongs to the BBP Algorithms group in the BBP-Rapid Division of KLA-Tencor Corporation. The group is responsible for developing high performance computing systems and advanced real-time image processing algorithms that support multiple wafer inspection product lines within KLA-Tencor's product portfolio.
Job responsibilities include:
1) Analyzing the signal and noise characteristics of current and emerging IC yield limiting defects, formulating algorithmic solutions, and validating them via simulation and prototyping.
2) Working with product system engineering team to define the algorithm performance specification and use it to guide the algorithm design and implementation.
3) Act as the Algorithm representative during system level hardware/software integration.
4) Provide algorithm technical support during product demo and beta testing at customer sites, work with domain experts from other functional teams on special customer engagement projects.
5) Participate in software quality assurance activities required by the software development process.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Programming experience in C/C++, MATLAB and Python.
2) Very strong problem solving skills
3) Curiosity and willingness to learn new technologies.
4) Excellent communication skills and self-leadership.
5) Knowledge of Machine Learning and Deep Learning is highly desired.
6) Ability and willingness to travel worldwide to support projects at customer sites.
Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate (Academic)
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience.
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of 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.