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Application Development Engineer in Optical Metrology Division

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?

Group/Division

The Optical Metrology Division products are used for optical overlay metrology. The portfolio of products includes unique solution packages which are based on hardware and software systems to enhance yield and effectiveness. As a world leader in its field of expertise, the division's products are the most advanced in performance (measurement accuracy of nanometers and below), reliability, ease of use and compatibility with other KLA's products.  KLA (Israel) controls over 80% of the world market sales in its field, and its products are used by every major semiconductor manufacturer around the world.  KLA Israel is located in the Migdal Haemek Industrial Park.  

Responsibilities

In this job you will:

•Developing advanced applications and algorithms for state of the art Optical Metrology systems. Overall responsibility starts at project inception and ends at the adoption in production by the customer
•Develop test cases; characterize customers defects, new products and/or features
•Provide technical support in the development and implementation of customer applications dealing with Optical Metrology products and features
•Providing escalation support to onsite field service engineer; Leading and coordinating remote/local troubleshooting
•Developing recipes to model complex optical applications
•Providing application support and training to customers directly
•Presenting solutions to the customer
•Supporting Pre and Post Sale activities

 

Qualifications

•BSC/MSC in Physics, Optical Science/Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science
•Knowledge of at least one of the following is required: Optical systems, Semiconductor processing and Fabrication, Algorithm development and implementation in Matlab
•(or similar SW tool)
•Experience in the semi-conductor industry, mainly in the lithography process – is an advantage
•Travel (on average ≤ 30%) will be required