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KLA Corporation

KLA Corporation

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

Company Overview

KLA 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.


With 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. The Surfscan group includes a team of engineers, technology development, apps engineers and product marketing focused on technology that enables wafer, IC and equipment manufacturers to develop, qualify and monitor their process tools. Defects and process non-uniformities detected on Surfscan equipment allow for early identification of yield excursions. The flagship Surfscan products include the SPx platforms for wafer surface quality and wafer defect inspection tools and systems for inspection of polished wafers, epi wafers and engineered substrates during the wafer fabrication process.

Job Description

We are seeking a motivated engineer to join our team to help with the design, development, release, and support our metrology products. The successful candidate will:

  • Understand our ADE metrology products functionalities and the underlying DGA architecture insights to visualize the requirements from the other stake holders.

  • Enhance and write software in C++ & Java on Windows & Linux to add new and enhance the existing functionalities for the WS/PWG products.

  • Design and implement features to generate different metrics using the data collected by the instrument.

  • Conduct design reviews and secure consensus from peers, partners and subject matter experts.

  • Resolve system and subsystem issues and work with various stake holders to find and implement solutions.

  • Support the customer issues and work with the stake holders to bring to closure.

  • Adhere to the development process and BKMs already in place.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's / Bachelor's Level Degree or work experience of 5+ years

  • A solid understanding and demonstrated track record in the practice of software engineering and fundamentals, including architecture and testing.

  • Experience with

    • C++ & JAVA/ Swing programming on windows and/or linux platforms

    • Microsoft Visual Studio development environment

    • Designing medium sized applications from end to end

    • Adherence to software design patternand coding standards

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, interdisciplinary engineering groups and customers globally. Must be able to give effective technical presentations up to the PLC level.

  • Dedicated individual with keen technical ability, systematic approach, and excellent problem-solving skills. Candidate should have a positive attitude, be detail-oriented, and be a strong teammate.

We offer a competitive, family friendly total rewards package. We design our programs to reflect our commitment to an inclusive environment, while ensuring we provide benefits that meet the diverse needs of our employees.

KLA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer