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Engr, Apps Dev 2

KLA Corporation

KLA Corporation

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

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. 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

Engineer, Product Applications role in product division, which designs and manufactures inspection & review equipment for semiconductor manufacturing industry. Based in Chennai, India, the Engineer, Product Applications will be responsible for:

Product penetration/adoption and process optimization at customer facilities in fabs. This includes gaining expertise on KLA equipment and customers semiconductor fabrication processes and applying them to solve critically important production problems. Apps engineering roles also includes training customers and other apps engineers, handling/driving local apps issue process, investigating customer technical needs/problems and providing solutions, conducting final acceptance, demonstrating products, and understanding competitive situations, methodology, and performance group analysis. Report technology development and new applications to Marketing. Support pre-sale and post-sale activities.

Characterization of new systems and features. This includes crafting and conducting experiments, collecting data, publishing results and recommendations in the form of applications notes, best known methods or characterization studies.

Work experience in semiconductor processing or equipment industry preferred. These roles require to travel up to 70% on short notice. Extensive international travel and working with other global cultures is part of the role. Team work is critical, so having a good balance between technical skills and people skills is important.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Level Degree with work experience of 0 years, or Bachelor's Level Degree with work experience of 2 years

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

This job is no longer accepting applications

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