KLA Careers

System Engineer, Optical System Design (R&D)

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?

Group/Division

SFS-ADE

Responsibilities

  • Support continuous in improvement on current product line through design improvements, processes and supplier quality improvement.
  • Work on sub-system design and analysis for both current and new product line.
  • System and sub-system integration, troubleshooting and test.
  • Support and lead the early involvement with suppliers in technology and NPI programs, managing the sometimes conflicting technical and business challenges;
  • Support achievement of all business objectives, including technology and product requirements, cost reductions, product improvements, and problem resolutions.  
  • Responsible for supplier training and development for wafer inspection and metrology products;

Qualifications

  • Position requires a minimum of a BS Degree in a technical engineering field or related, with 7-9 years’ experience.
  • Experience in System design and Optics.
  • Relevant industry experience in engineering or product development, as well as experience in manufacturing operations.
  • Require a technical understanding of wafer inspection and metrology products.
  • Position requires solid technical, business, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of product life cycle, ECO, and SAP systems are highly desirable;
  • Able to travel for on short notice.  

Related Careers