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System Engineer

KLA Corporation

KLA Corporation

Software Engineering, IT, Other Engineering
Migdal HaEmek, Israel
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 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. The Optical Metrology Division products are used for optical overlay metrology. The portfolio of products includes unique solution packages which are based on hardware and software systems to enhance yield and effectiveness. As a world leader in its field of expertise, the division's products are the most advanced in performance (measurement accuracy of nanometers and below), reliability, ease of use and compatibility with other KLA's products. KLA (Israel) controls over 80% of the world market sales in its field, and its products are used by every major semiconductor manufacturer around the world. KLA Israel is located in the Migdal Haemek Industrial Park.

Job Description

Job description

We are looking for an experienced system engineer to join our team! Our SE are the locomotive of the development process, they have rare combination of deep technical understanding, problem solving capabilities and knowing customer needs

What you’ll be doing?

Lead technical development of a complex metrology system using a cross-disciplinary team of engineers Own the entire system error budgets against the required specs and provide a technical roadmap for future advanced technology based on the system error budget Partition large systems into subsystems, modules, and components, each clearly defined and straightforward to implement Perform detailed and efficient root cause analysis to problems arise during development and field-escalations Drive validation and verification activities for the overall product, including system level testing. Work with program managers to create and manage project schedules. Interfaces closely with service, manufacturing, engineering and marketing team to define and optimize system performance and resolve performance issues.


Ensure the system will meet the system requirements, Understanding deeply the technical aspects of the system (HW/Algo/SW) and our customers use-cases to provide robust technical capabilities to our customers requirements Hands-on troubleshooting and maintaining of engineering prototype systems in division headquarters Review and approve system requirements and design documents, Contribute to and work the product marketing and the division’s strategic plans to clarify the market need in terms of system requirements, Collect and analyze large amount of data from the system (in hose and from customers) to gain deep insights regard the system behavior Respond to field escalations where field service engineers have failed to resolve complex system performance problems, by providing written plans of action by e-mail, phone or on-site hands-on assistance at customer sites worldwide

Be able to quickly get up to speed to design and execute multi-disciplinary experiments, write and peer review detailed test plans and summary reports for system testing Hands-on troubleshooting and maintaining of engineering prototype systems in division headquarters

What’s in it for you?

A key player in the design of the most sophisticated, complex systems, employing state-of-the-art technology in each discipline. Leading to the best solution in a multidisciplinary team, with SW, Algo, Physics, Motion, Mechanics, Electronics and Optics . Endless professional development possibilities Diverse career growth opportunities

What you should have

Endless curiosity and urge to learn new things BSc/MSc in Physics / Electrical Eng./Mechanical Eng and 5+ years of multidisciplinary systems R&D PhD in relevant fields (great advantage) Solid knowledge of data analysis and signal/image processing using Python or Matlab Complex system comprehension Excellent collaboration capabilities, with different disciplines and ability to work independently Leadership skills Strong English oral and written communication skills, presenting skills

Additional information:

Travel: 20% of the time

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate (Academic) Degree and 0 years related work experience; Master's Level Degree and related work experience of 3 years; Bachelor's Level Degree and related work experience of 5 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