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Electrical Engineer 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, Engineering, 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.


The successful candidate will work with a team of engineers to establish and improve tools maintenance through innovative solutions that include electrical design, using sensors, signal analysis, and data acquisition. Our tools are highly complex and electrical design is important in strong maintenance model of the tools in the field. The candidate will be able to review certain aspects of the design and suggest changes or additions to the tools to make them more supportable and predictable. The candidate will participate or drive certain designs that are quick to prototype and then drive the bench and system-level testing to prove the concept. The candidate will collaborate with systems engineers, software, and data engineers to prove these solutions in timely manner.

We are looking for highly motivated self-driven individual with knowledge of electronics system design, electrical sub-system design, power systems, embedded system design, or motion/servo control system integration to support KLA products 


BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Basic working knowledge with electrical and electronic engineering. Highly desired: knowledge and experience in electrical systems, electronic design, analog/digital design, CPLD/FPGA design, control systems, embedded microprocessor based electronic hardware, power electronics, electrical system design, motion control, control system, image acquisition, embedded image processing or data conversion

Solid team player and be able to work in a multi-discipline and multi-culture global organization

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Minimum Qualifications

Some College

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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