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Field Applications Engineer

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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?


Provide technical applications support for the development and implementation of KLA-Tencor products in customer fabrication facilities. Make presentations on all aspects of products. Assist sales staff in assessing potential application of company products to meet customer needs and prepare detailed product specifications Implements detailed customer installation plans. Provide follow-up support in disseminating technical information on specific applications. Work on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in depth evaluation of various factors. Exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results. Maintain strategic client relationships, identify sales opportunities, ensure products meet performance capabilities and expectations, provide critical solutions for improved yield performance, and collect requirements for future products by understanding customer processes and technology. Will be required to work 2nd shift.

Minimum Qualifications

Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Physics, Engineering, Optics, Math, or a related field and 3 years of work experience in the position offered or in an engineering-related occupation. **In lieu of a Master’s degree and 3 years of work experience, employer will accept a PhD in Physics, Engineering, Optics, Math, or a related field.




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.