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Applications Engineering Manager

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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?


Mentor and lead direct reports to handle Apps characterization projects, including negotiating for resources, alpha characterization, beta testing, and gap analysis. Determine how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. Provide guidance to subordinates within the latitude of established company policies. Recommend changes to policies and establish procedures that affect immediate organizations. Create development plan for direct reports, including creating opportunities to work on areas for improvement. Perform cross-platform characterization projects between Darkfield and SWIFT inspection products to assess relative performance on key industry applications. Use knowledge of the industry and inspection tool strengths and weaknesses to make recommendations to Engineering and Marketing on product positioning, improvements in products, and inform roadmap decisions. Research, initiate, evaluate, and propose new product features in support of customer requirements. Participate in design development, design reviews, and design testing and ensure performance at the end user ultimately meets or exceeds requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

Employer will accept Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, or a related field followed by 5 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate work experience in the position offered or in an applications engineering-related occupation.



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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