HPC Engineering Technician (E)
Company OverviewKLA is a global leader in diversified electronics for the semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem. Virtually every electronic device in the world is produced using our technologies. No laptop, smartphone, wearable device, voice-controlled gadget, flexible screen, VR device or smart car would have made it into your hands without us. KLA invents systems and solutions for the manufacturing of wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed circuit boards and flat panel displays. The innovative ideas and devices that are advancing humanity all begin with inspiration, research and development. KLA focuses more than average on innovation and we invest 15% of sales back into R&D. Our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers work together with the world’s leading technology providers to accelerate the delivery of tomorrow’s electronic devices. Life here is exciting and our teams thrive on tackling really hard problems. There is never a dull moment with us.
Group/DivisionWith over 40 years of semiconductor process control experience, chipmakers around the globe rely on KLA to ensure that their fabs ramp next-generation devices to volume production quickly and cost-effectively. Enabling the movement towards advanced chip design, KLA's Global Products Group (GPG), which is responsible for creating all of KLA’s metrology and inspection products, is looking for the best and the brightest research scientist, software engineers, application development engineers, and senior product technology process engineers. First to deliver the best imaging and classification data for every defect or point on any layer at any time. EBeam’s mission encapsulates its role as the “eyes” of KLA’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 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.
Job Description/Preferred Qualifications
HPC Engineering technicians are core to KLA’s technology, we are building our world-class HPC engineering team, we are interested in learning about your background.
This important role involves working on high performance compute clusters: specifically, constructing, installing, maintaining, upgrading, part ordering, documenting, and writing procedures for server hardware and software systems used on company products. Projects involve hands on working with high performance Linux compute clusters which includes bios configuration, configuration and testing storage, Server / Switch network configuration, Part ordering/tracking, Rack configuration (installing servers, switches, cabling), and Linux & Windows OS installation. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and be able to work onsite daily.
- Rack Configuration (Server and Switch installation including cabling) and corresponding assembly procedures Server, Storage and Network Configuration and characterization
- Supporting requests on current Eng benches and system
- Ordering and tracking parts
- Rack configuration: Server & Switch installation, configuration & cabling
- Storage configuration and support
- Familiarity with Linux OS installation and configuration
- Familiarity with Windows OS installation and configuration
- Familiarity with Network configurations
- Good documentation and procedure writing skills
- Good communication and organization skills including part ordering and tracking.
- Ability to write and modify Bash and Python scripts.
- Familiarity with server management interfaces
Nice to have:
- Experience working with Containers, VMs, Kubernetes, etc.
Minimum QualificationsRequires a minimum of 4 - 6 years of related experience
The company offers a total rewards package that is competitive and comprehensive including but not limited to the following: medical, dental, vision, life, and other voluntary benefits, 401(K) including company matching, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), student debt assistance, tuition reimbursement program, development and career growth opportunities and programs, financial planning benefits, wellness benefits including an employee assistance program (EAP), paid time off and paid company holidays, and family care and bonding leave.