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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?


With over 40 years of semiconductor process control experience, chipmakers around the globe rely on KLA-Tencor to ensure that their fabs ramp next-generation devices to volume production quickly and cost-effectively. Enabling the movement towards advanced chip design, KLA-Tencor's Global Products Group (GPG), which is responsible for creating all of KLA-Tencor’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 Film and Scatterometry Technology (FaST) Division provides industry leading metrology solutions for worldwide semiconductor IC manufacturers.  The FaST Division portfolio of metrology products includes hardware and software solutions for optical film thickness, optical critical dimension (CD), composition, and resistivity measurement systems.  These products are essential for the IC manufacturers as they provide critical metrology capabilities for the development and implementation of their advanced IC processes.  The FaST division is committed to support our customers to achieve performance entitlement of our solution and we effectively partner with our customers from their early research and development phase to the high volume in-line manufacturing implementation specific for their process needs.  The division consists of a global team located in US, Israel, China, and India.



* Responsibilities include full participation in the software development life cycle to establish test scenarios for proving the functionality and robustness of the software created.
* Interact with other multi site team members (India, Israel & USA) during software product life cycle for requirement analysis, Test plan preparation and testing.
* Experience with large software systems / tool applications is preferred.
* Work with hardware and systems/application groups to understand system requirements and map them to a software testing needs.
* Participate in all stages of software development including deployment/trouble shooting at customer sites.
* Should be willing to travel to customer sites as well as work during day and graveyard shift on a rotational basis.
* Ability to technically interact with Algorithms , System Engineering,Application Engineering,Marketing and Manufacturing,Customer Support  team for Various needs across the globe
* 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. Analyzes and writes test standards and procedures. Maintains documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software. Analyzes test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action

Preferred Qualifications

* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or equivalent field.
* 4+ years of work experience.
* Software quality control experience using CMM process / Methodology preferred.
* Good Communication, Inter personnel skills and Team co-ordination skills required.
* Quick learner, problem analysis and solving ability are essential - Should be able to work Smart and also Hard

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