KLA-Tencor Careers

Technical Lead - QA

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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-Tencor, 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?


Central Engineering is KLA-Tencor's largest engineering organization comprised of 9 Centers-of-Excellence (CoE) in various disciplines applied across all product groups in the company. These CoE include Handling & Automation, Precision Motion Control, Sensors & Image Acquisition, Platform Design, and Packaging Engineering, among others. Talent includes over 500 engineers across global centers in Israel, China, India, and the US. Each CoE contributes not just talent and deliverables per discipline toward product programs, but also subject matter expertise, best practices, roadmaps, specialized facilities, apparatus, models, and analytics. These differentiate KLA-Tencor not only in WHAT we do, but also in HOW we do it.


SQE’s mission is to enable quality consciousness at every step of software development and deployment that leads to superior customer satisfaction. SCM, test automation and product quality engineering are key functions of SQE that drives internal software quality through CI/CD and external software quality through full flow software testing, exploratory testing and customer collaboration to release the differentiated products at KLA-Tencor.


We are seeking a Software QA Manager at our Chennai, India campus.


Should be able to understand IC Design and its use in developing wafer inspection solutions and test cases
 Ability to understand and develop test cases in new technologies like Deep Learning, machine learnings etc.Plan and develop the test design during test case development with focus on functional, system and end user requirements
 Represent SQE team in product life cycle and key program meetings.
 Develop test strategies, test plans and test execution for complex software, hardware systems. Manual and Automated.
 Should be willing to travel to customer sites as well as work during day and graveyard shift on a rotational basis. And Work with global team members (USA) on a daily basis
 Ability to technically interact with Algorithms, System Engineering, Application Engineering, Marketing and Manufacturing, Customer Support team for various needs across the globe. Interact with cross locational teams.

Other Responsibilities include but are not limited to;
 Developing detailed test cases covering all forms of testing (functional/requirements based, regression, performance, reliability)
 Participate in all stages of software development including deployment/trouble shooting at customer sites
 Executing manual and automated test cases
 Contribute to the quality of the solutions by identifying issues in architecture/design and implementation • Factory Automation testing/ scripts.
 Reviews software design, change specifications, and plans against and/or process requirements.
 Reviews include applicable specifications, materials, tools, techniques, and methodologies.
 Performs or co-ordinates verification of software requirement allocations, traceability, and testability.
 Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains standards for quality operating methods, processes, systems and procedures.
 Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable quality standards.
 Ensures that project and process control documentation are compliant with requirements.
 Responsible for developing, applying, and maintaining quality standards for company products.
 Develops and executes software test plans. Analysis and writes test standards and


Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate/Masters/Bachelors with relevant experience in CS/CE/EE/EC/ or equivalent field

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