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Sr. Manager, Field Marketing & Applications

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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?


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 RAPID division is the world leading provider of reticle inspection solutions for the semiconductor industry. The company provides inspection solutions to both the mask shops and the semiconductor fabs to ensure that lithography yields are consistently high thus enabling cost-effective manufacturing.


We are seeking a self motivated person to manage and drive both Field Marketing activities as well as oversee the application engineering support for several strategic customers and regions around the world. This is a hands on position that requires the ability to develop strategies to drive Reticle inspection business both in Mask Shops as well as for Fab requal.

Responsibilities will include:

Developing strategies to drive business and then managing the execution to grow the business.

Working closely with customers to ensure customer satisfaction.

Managing teams of field marketing managers and application engineers located around the world. Which will require 25% to 50% travel.

Understanding the reticle manufacturing process and the role that inspection and metrology plays in the process. Becoming knowledgeable of the operation of KLA reticle inspection products.

Creating material to support customer communication and internal communication that is clear and concise.

Tracking competitive and customer environment, responding to specifications of products, tracking market share, and supporting sales strategies.


Doctorate (Academic) with at least 7 years of experience.

OR Master's Level Degree with at least 10 years of experience.

OR Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 13 years of experience.

Marketing experience in Semiconductor equipment industry and experience with reticle manufacturing process prefferred. 

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate (Academic) with at least 7 years of experience.

OR Master's Level Degree with at least 10 years of experience.

OR Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 13 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.