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Technical Support Engineer - eBeam

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.

First to deliver the best imaging and classification data for every defect or point on any layer at any time.

EBeam’s mission encapsulates its role as the “eyes” of KLA’s product line, providing timely information on defects and critical locations on the wafer at the highest spatial resolution possible.  Customers use EBeam products alongside KLA patterned and bare wafer inspectors to quickly understand the nature of defects and other imperfections on product wafers and take action to correct the manufacturing process.




Responsible for maintaining eBeam tools by diagnosing, troubleshooting, and debugging sophisticated optical/electro/mechanical equipment, computer systems coupled with software solutions. Repairs and modifies equipment at KLA facility.  Evaluates equipment to determine type and extend of problem.  Repairs involve problems which can be performed using standard procedures as well as system level problems which have multiple causes and no standard procedures exist.

Own and drive solutions for tool issues. If the issue requires deeper technical knowledge, co-ordinate with relevant engineering teams, including host meetings of multiple teams to discuss the technical issues in details, acquire POAs with consensus until issues resolved. Be able to complete this in a timely manner.

Generate document content relative to troubleshooting processes, technical findings, provide service and postmortem reports.

Be flexible with working hours and days. 



Educational background in Mechanical Engineering desired. 2+ years of hands-on experience in hardware/software integration, testing and troubleshooting of highly sophisticated semiconductor wafer inspections systems.

Strong project management, communication and interpersonal skills;

Ability to work under pressure and stringent timelines since failure of company equipment may shut down customer engaging projects.

Proven ability to quickly diagnose problems through analysis of inspection reports, system log files, system parametric diagnostic data and other test results, and provide clear and comprehensive solutions.

Multiple interpersonal and communication skills preferred. Proficient with all Windows Office suite applications such as Excel, PowerPoint.

Knowledge of KLA EBEAM Division products, mechanical and system software and Networking administration is a plus.


Minimum Qualifications

Master's Level Degree OR Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 1 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.

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