KLA-Tencor Careers

Mgr, Information Security

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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?


The Information Technology (IT) group at KLA-Tencor is involved in every aspect of the global business. IT’s mission is to enable business growth and productivity by connecting people, process, and technology. It focuses not only on enhancing the technology that enables our business to thrive but also on how employees use and are empowered by technology. This integrated approach to customer service, creativity and technological excellence enables employee productivity, business analytics, and process excellence.

The Information Technology (IT) group at KLA-Tencor is looking for a Program Manager to be responsible for managing programs and activities for our growing organization. In this position, you will be part of a program management team and will lead, plan and supervise projects through completion, overseeing successful output. You will be tasked with developing programs to support the organization's strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long term goals.

You will align program’s goals and objectives with requirements, while acting as a liaison between program staff and upper management.

In order to be successful in this role, you will need to have prior experience in both program and project management, as well as cross-functional team collaboration.


  • Managing large enterprise and high risk programs in alignment with the strategy and goals of the organization
  • Responsible for overall performance of business applications and infrastructure projects in fast pace high volume environment
    • Weekly program reviews  
    • Issue tracking and escalations
  • Managing stakeholders and communicating projects’ issues and decisions
  • Creating and managing projects goals, milestones and commitments
  • Producing accurate and timely reporting of projects status throughout their life cycle
  • Managing project team’s deliverables and collaborations with other organizations
  • Developing evaluation method and metrics to assess programs risks and areas for improvement
  • Ensuring goals are met in areas including customer satisfaction, safety, quality and team member performance
  • Participating or leading PMO activities such as resource alignment, process improvements, and project prioritization.
  • Mentoring and coaching individual project managers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in functional domains of IT infrastructure and business applications
  • Demonstrated skills in process enhancements
  • Experience in program management
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Experience managing a team
  • Understanding of project management
  • Good sense of humor is a plus

Minimum Qualifications

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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