Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Applications Development Engineer (# 115932)

Position: Applications Development Engineer
Location: Richardson, TX
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The Global Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Product Training, and Technical Support. The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.

Responsibilities:

  • KT Pro group is responsible for sales/marketing and applications support of fully refurbished pre-owned systems, mature tools upgrades and product enhancements, buybacks, re-marketing and flexible trade-in programs for surplus tools. KT Pro Marketing & applications organization is responsible for coordination of customer demos, applications acceptances, STRs, source inspections, RFQ and spec responses, maintenance of sales collateral for internal and external websites, pre-sales, benchmarking and technical engagements to drive customer adoption and strategic penetrations.
  • Own KT Pro related tool models applications contracts/acceptances and technical engagements at the customer sites worldwide. Support applications execution in the demo process (understanding DRF, talking to account team RPM, apps to define demo success criteria), delivering final reports to the customer. Technical function and maintenance of knowledge database for KT Pro product, apps review of specs and STRs. Define and arrange for chargeable STRs, billable support – KT Pro apps contracts. Support developing tools and sales collateral enabling field and internal sales to sell KT Pro’s range of product offerings.
  • Responsible for KT Pro delivery of apps related to the sold Patterned inspection (23xx, 28xx, PUMA 91xx) tools, coordination/planning/communication and applications execution, technical function and maintenance of knowledge database, apps review of specs and STRs. Assist in developing tools and sales collateral enabling field & internal sales to sell broad range of product offerings. Work closely with diverse KT Pro organization including operations and internal sales; account teams field sales, Tech directors, RPMs, and peer apps. This role reports to the Director of Marketing and Application in KT Pro group responsible for fully refurbished pre-owned systems, mature tool upgrades and product enhancements, buybacks, re-marketing and flexible trade-in programs for surplus tools.
  • Working with diverse KT Pro organization and global field organization.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Candidate must have min of BS/MS in Engineering, Physics, Material Science or related fields.
  • Requires knowledge of operation/applications of KLA-Tencor’s BBP tools preferably Level 3 certified to run 23xx, 28xx, Puma 91xx and higher models. Knowledge of other KT product platforms is a plus.
  • Ideal candidate will have demo lab experience on these systems. Must have 5+ years’ experience in IC processing/semiconductor industry or related field.
  • Excellent communication/presentation, organizational, analytical, leadership, and interpersonal skills. Candidate must be self-driven, independent, yet a strong team player.
  • Ability to travel worldwide (on average 50%) is required to support customer visits and possible execution of demos and/or technical engagements in the field.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience
OR
Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience
OR
Doctorate (Academic)

Kindly send your resume to manimaran.ilangovan@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.