KLA Careers

CAD Systems Administrator; Senior

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, 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?


Corporate Information Technology (IT) partners with each division in KLA to develop, engage and promote global enterprise solution leading the way with innovations which meet the business’ needs.

IT is responsible for delivering consultative services in support of our world-wide design engineering teams to meet our strategic objectives of bringing new products to market Better, Faster, and Cheaper.

As an IT Systems Analyst supporting our PTC and SolidWorks environment for our Product Divisions and Global Operations your technical leadership within KLA IT department is responsible for providing solutions to technical and strategic challenges in product development so as to improve product time to market and operational excellence and create a competitive advantage through Information Technology.


End-user support for mechanical CAD applications (PTC Creo Parametric / Intralink, SolidWorks / PDM, Creo Direct / Model Manager)

Systems availability for mechanical CAD applications, related tools and license servers

Develop product roadmap in alignment with requirements from Engineering steering committees and vendors offerings, including version upgrades

Manage application landscape within vendor recommendations and KLA standards/best practices, in conjunction with other IT teams



Experience in mechanical design using PTC Creo and SolidWorks

Experience in implementation of CAD file management systems (Intralink / PDMLink, Enterprise PDM), including lifecycle management and library management

Experience with Windows server management, including start/stop services, storage management; Apache tomcat; Flex/LM license management

Knowledge of scripting (Windows script, Windows Power Shell); SQL Management Studio, Oracle SQL Plus

Experience in designing self-help and training materials; experience in editing and deploying materials in SharePoint a plus

Strong problem solving skills

Excellent written and verbal skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10 -12 years of experience in supporting PTC & SolidWorks environments. 
  • College degree preferred, not required. 
  • OR Equivalent Combination of Experience and Education. 


Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA 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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