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Data Analytics Intern

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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?


The Global Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Product Training, and Technical Support.  The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.


  • KLA is seeking a talented and motivated individual for an internship position, working within the GSS Analytics group.
  • The job function would be to review, modify and develop (as needed), algorithms for Big Data analysis.
  • Successful candidate will obtain experience with data analysis through all phases from project development to real-life implementation.
  • The opportunity to gain visibility by successfully completing the project, performing a demo and sharing recommended improvements to senior management.
  • Candidate will get exposure to: electronics industry specifically in the service realm, software development, and working with cross functional teams. 
  • Taking historical data, modeling the data, and producing predictive results. 




  • Pursuing BS degree
  • Proven experience with one of the following programming languages required (C, C++, Python, R, or Java).
  • Proficient in building or prototyping SW models, algorithms and wrangling large data sets.
  • Proficient in SQL, shell scripting and Unix/Linux command-line tools.
  • Preferred experience with SAP database specifically HANA
  • Strong communication and visualization skills; create powerful visualizations to transform data into easily-consumable, actionable insights.
  • Knowledge of and curiosity about latest trends in data industry, including evaluating and testing new tools, techniques and frameworks. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Working towards: a BS degree 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven coding experience with big data projects.
  • Expert level with Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be self-driven, and a strong team player. 

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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