KLA Careers

Optical Engineer

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?


Troubleshoot and refine optics modules and manufacturing processes for complex deep-UV imaging systems. Develop and maintain procedures, test fixtures, specifications, and train manufacturing, service, suppliers, and other engineers on optics build, alignment and test processes. Solid understanding of Optics theory, especially imaging systems is a must. Experience with design software (CodeV, Zemax) and practical experience with statistical analysis is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's or PhD in Optical Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Physics.


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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