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Software Engineering 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 Surfscan Product Group develops unpatterned wafer surface inspection tools that provide the sensitivity and throughput required for qualification of current and next-generation semiconductor wafer substrates, as well as qualification and monitoring of process tools.  Semiconductor device yields begin with bare wafers, and our leading technology provides early insight into surface defect, shape, flatness and nanotopography of the advanced 300mm substrates.  Our optical inspection and metrology tools will support the next several generations of wafer and IC manufacturing. We incorporate UV laser technology, darkfield optics and advanced algorithms to finds defects down to 20nm in size and enables consistent, high sensitivity detection on engineered substrates.  Surfscan tools are the recognized market-leader in the unpatterned wafer inspection business. 


The candidate will be required to work with demo/characterization and field Apps team to understand their use case for data analysis and processing, write matlab and python scrips to automate data analysis and processing procedure to meet their needs and improve productivity. The ideal candidate will possess strong strong Matlab and Python coding skills.


  • Candidate must have a bachelor's degree and is working on their Master degree in engineering or computer science
  • Strong programming and scripting skills in MATLAB and Python
  • Previous internship experience is preferred

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor degree in computer science, computer engineering or data science.

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.