KLA Careers

Software 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?


With over 40 years of semiconductor process control experience, chipmakers around the globe rely on KLA to ensure that their fabs ramp next-generation devices to volume production quickly and cost-effectively. Enabling the movement towards advanced chip design, KLA's Global Products Group (GPG), which is responsible for creating all of KLA’s metrology and inspection products, is looking for the best and the brightest research scientist, software engineers, application development engineers, and senior product technology process engineers.

The Film and Scatterometry Technology (FaST) Division provides industry leading metrology solutions for worldwide semiconductor IC manufacturers.  The FaST Division portfolio of metrology products includes hardware and software solutions for optical film thickness, optical critical dimension (CD), composition, and resistivity measurement systems.  These products are essential for the IC manufacturers as they provide critical metrology capabilities for the development and implementation of their advanced IC processes.  The FaST division is committed to support our customers to achieve performance entitlement of our solution and we effectively partner with our customers from their early research and development phase to the high volume in-line manufacturing implementation specific for their process needs.  The division consists of a global team located in US, Israel, China, and India.



Responsible for providing technical software applications support for the development and implementation of KLA products in customer fabrication facilities.

•Leads the software related customer engagement.
•Makes presentations on all aspects of software features.
•Assists division software engineering team in assessing potential features of company products to meet customer needs and preparing detailed feature specifications.
•Implements detailed software installation/upgrade plans
•Performs the software support at the customer site, if necessary
•Provides customer support in disseminating technical information on the customer features.
•Follows up customer software issues and feature requests


Ph.D or Master or Bachelor or equivalent experience with strong mathematical and analytical backgrounds.
•Major in Physics, applied mathematics, material science, electrical engineering, computer science
•Strong oral and written communication and interpersonel skills
•Understanding the software coding(C/C++/C#/Python) concept is a big plus.
•Project management experience is definitely plus.

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