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Applications Development Engineer

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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?


Conduct new KLA-Tencor product introduction, hardware characterization, alpha and beta testing, and in-house customer demonstrations and head-to-head activities at customer facilities. Generate best-known method documents and other training materials, and transfer product knowledge to worldwide Field Applications team. Formulate new requirements for inspection products and work closely with algo/software engineering to create a robust and reliable design to meet the requirements. Use KLA-Tencor's broadband plasma recipe setup strategies and follow specified methods in KLA-Tencor's product development lifecyle for alpha, beta characterization, customer demonstrations and product roll out. Rely on methods used for software development life cycle during requirement definition and product design.


Minimum Qualifications

Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Materials Science, Engineering, or a related field and 2 years of work experience in the position offered or in an applications engineering-related occupation.

WORK LOCATION: Milpitas, CA.  

Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA-Tencor 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.

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