KLA Careers

Inspection System Software Engineer - Big Data

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?


The Global Products Group at KLA includes most of KLA product portfolios in both Inspection and Metrology/Patterning areas. 


  • Responsibilities include requirements specification, design, implementation, and testing of KLA wafer inspection software, especially, but not limited to, inspection features that utilize the physical design of the chip under inspection.  
  • Responsibilities will span many different applications, primarily implemented with Java, C++, and JavaScript.  And these applications will span several Windows and Linux development environments.


  • Ideal candidate has experience refining problem statements, specifying requirements for solutions, designing, implementing, and testing object oriented software solutions, preferably in Java or C++. 
  • Experience with EDA tools a plus, including phyiscal IC design flows, semiconductor manufacturing methods & tools, machine control software development, image processing, machine learning, or computational geometry.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate (Academic) OR
  • Master's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience OR
  • Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience

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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