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.
The GSS Engineering team is looking for a self-motivated, creative, and results-oriented Optical Engineer to develop and support teams resolving issues and ensuring optical performance of laser subsystems. These systems consist of state-of-the-art components and modules, such as LEDs, optical fibers, detectors, beam shaping sub-systems, lens systems, and control systems. This role requires close interaction with KLA development and manufacturing teams located in California and Singapore and may require travel up to 25%. The successful candidate will have a deep technical understanding of laser and optical systems along with strong communication skills both oral and written. They will also be comfortable taking the initiative in identifying and proposing solutions for potential issues that could impact the product success. This includes both anticipating problems through analysis of technical and non-technical trends during prototype evaluations, providing direction to development teams for further improvement, and advocating for customer and service needs. We are looking for candidates who have intellectual curiosity, are natural problem solvers, work well with others, possess a desire to grow, and have the ability to communicate across multiple groups.
Additional details regarding key responsibilities:
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 5 years of experience, OR Master's Level Degree with at least 6 years of experience, OR Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 7 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.