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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, 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 to ensure that their fabs ramp next-generation devices to volume production quickly and cost-effectively. Enabling the movement towards advanced chip design, KLA's Global Products Group (GPG), which is responsible for creating all of KLA’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.

Central Engineering is KLA's largest engineering organization comprised of 9 Centers-of-Excellence (CoE) in various disciplines applied across all product groups in the company. These CoE include Handling & Automation, Precision Motion Control, Sensors & Image Acquisition, Platform Design, and Packaging Engineering, among others. Talent includes over 500 engineers across global centers in Israel, China, India, and the US. Each CoE contributes not just talent and deliverables per discipline toward product programs, but also subject matter expertise, best practices, roadmaps, specialized facilities, apparatus, models, and analytics. These differentiate KLA not only in WHAT we do, but also in HOW we do it.

Software Quality Engineering (SQE) is a functional organization in KLA-Tencor’s Central engineering group which serves all wafer inspection products in qualifying the products and qualifying to release the differentiated products to help our customers.
SQE is seeking Product qualification engineers in our Chennai, India campus to enhance our Quality team.



Responsibilities include full participation in the software development life cycle and create automated tests that provides coverage for test scenarios which help validate the functionality and robustness of the software product that is being created.

  • Use applicable techniques and create robust automation test suites to meet project needs
  • Develops and executes software test plans/test suites 
  • Maintains documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software.
  • Analyze test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action
  • Reviews software requirement, design, change specifications, and plans
  • Work with hardware, systems, software, algorithm, application groups to understand system requirements and map them to a software testing needs.



MS / M.Tech / MCA or Equivalent degree

  • Good programming skills and Expert level skill in one  of the following in C#, Java, Python
  • Excellent analysis and systematic troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to react well to changes, multi-task on multiple projects
  • Must be strong detail oriented self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills essential


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