KLA Careers

Digital Electrical Engineering Manager

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.

The RAPID division is the world leading provider of reticle inspection solutions for the semiconductor industry. The company provides inspection solutions to both the mask shops and the semiconductor fabs to ensure that lithography yields are consistently high thus enabling cost-effective manufacturing.


Work in a world-class engineering team to manage the electrical engineering group for development of the next generation inspection tool. 

Job duties and responsibilities include but not limit to:

  • Manage a team of highly skilled electrical engineers with expertise in design of digital electronics, sensors and image acquisition, advanced FPGA design, signal integrity for PCB and cables
  • Work with system engineers and other functional/subsystem leaders to define electrical system/subsystem design specifications
  • Manage EE team to define sensible electronics architecture for the next generation product;
  • Responsible for EE schedule and budget management, task prioritization
  • Manage external vendors or contractors to deliver subsystems that meet design specification and reliability targets
  • Integrate and test subsystems
  • Review test plans and results to shorten development time



  • MS or Ph.D. in electrical engineering or equivalent field with 10+ year experience in digital electrical PCB design - experience must be in discrete component circuits - IC design not sufficient
  • Understanding of optics design is desired
  • Understanding of high precision motion control systems is highly desired
  • Experience in semiconductor equipment industry is preferred
  • Strong diagnostic skills and capable of resolving electrical noise, grounding, and signal integrity issues
  • Proficient with Microsoft product tools (Excel, MS project, PowerPoint, Word and Visio)
  • Prior experience with electronics design CAD tools, preferably OrCAD
  • Team player with good writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in functional or project management

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate (Academic) with at least 5 years of experience. OR Master's Level Degree with at least 8 years of experience. OR Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 12 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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