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Tech Program/Project Manager

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 Information Technology (IT) group at KLA is involved in every aspect of the global business. IT’s mission is to enable business growth and productivity by connecting people, process, and technology. It focuses not only on enhancing the technology that enables our business to thrive but also on how employees use and are empowered by technology. This integrated approach to customer service, creativity and technological excellence enables employee productivity, business analytics, and process excellence.




Lead IT system integration (M&A) project with KLA business, acquired company’s SME and technical IT teams to integrate acquired company’s PLM application with KLA’s Enovia PLM application. Discuss data migration and system integration needs with Enovia solution architect to scope the required new processes and integrations in KLA’s Enovia PLM application. Coordinate activities with Enovia PLM team, extended IT teams and vendor team to execute systems integration and data migration activities, and plan rollout of application to the end users. In summary, manage PLM application M&A project from end-to-end to onboard acquired company’s PLM users to KLA Enovia PLM application. Basic knowledge of 3DExperience platform architecture, security model, supplier collaboration modules, change management and BOM management module is needed.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead IT system integration meetings and discussions with KLA business, acquired company’s SME and extended IT teams to drive decisions and develop project plan
  • Lead cross-functional and cross-team discussions to plan data migration, configuration development and system integration infrastructure needs for project
  • Conduct project due diligence with business, SMEs and IT to scope out work, uncover risks and estimate resource needs
  • Communicate project status on regular basis to project stakeholders, PMO office and business track owners
  • Create detailed project plan with task level information, phases, milestones and highlighted critical path items to provide visibility to the project stakeholders
  • Actively manage project day-to-day activities and update project plan, AIDRs and to-do list for teams in daily status update meetings
  • Coordinate activities with Enovia PLM, extended IT teams and vendor to execute data migration from source system to Enovia PLM
  • Plan development of new configuration activities with vendor and coordinate activies with PLM team for application testing and with business for UAT
  • Plan Go-live cutover activities with business, IT and vendor and get agreement from all teams involved in the cutover
  • Develop Go-live readiness plan for post go-live application support
  • Manage the cutover activities for the rollout of application to the end users
  • Manage project risk and budget on regular basis
  • Present project progress to project steering committee
  • Attend and present project status on weekly basis to IT PMO




Required Skills:

  1. 10-12 years of IT experience in managing business applications at enterprise level, with 5-7 years in Enovia PLM is a must
  2. 5-7 years of active project management experience at enterprise level leading PLM application projects with deliverables and budget management responsibilities
  3. 3-4 years of experience in managing teams at cross-functional level in matrixed team structure
  4. Familiarity with enterprise business applications like CRM, ERP, SRM and Oracle ERP
  5. Ability to drive consensus between project tracks and teams to get alignment
  6. Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  7. Ability to work on challenging projects with people in various location worldwide
  8. 1-2 years of experience in designing and configuring Enovia PLM application, but not needed
  9. Ability to lead teams without direct authority
  10. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  11. Ability to organize information in summary for presentation to broad audience
  12. Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and ability to multi-task and manage time and priorities to meet customer deliverables

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Level Degree with at least 9-10 years of experience.ORBachelor's Level Degree with at least 12-15 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.