KLA Careers

Field Applications Engineer

Company Overview

Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA, we're making technology advancements that are bigger—and tinier—than the world has ever seen.

Who are we?  We research, develop, and manufacture the world's most advanced inspection and measurement equipment for the semiconductor and nanoelectronics industries. We enable the digital age by pushing the boundaries of technology, creating tools capable of finding defects smaller than a wavelength of visible light. We create smarter processes so that technology leaders can manufacture high-performance chips—the kind in that phone in your pocket, the tablet on your desk and nearly every electronic device you own—faster and better. We're passionate about creating solutions that drive progress and help people do what wouldn't be possible without us.  The future is calling. Will you answer?


Responsible for providing technical applications support for the development and implementation of KLA products in customer fabrication facilities. Presents on all aspects of products.  Assists sales staff in assessing potential application of company products to meet customer needs. Prepares detailed product specifications.  Implements detailed customer installation plans.  Provides follow-up support in disseminating technical information on specific applications. Foreign language skills, particularly Mandarin, Korean, and Japanese, would be an advantage in this role.

Minimum Qualifications

MS or PhD degree in Physics, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science.

Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.