KLA Careers

Cloud Architect

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.


Create a well-informed cloud strategy, platforms and manage the adaption process.

Regularly evaluate cloud applications, hardware, and software.

Work closely with IT security to monitor the company's cloud privacy.

Respond to technical issues in a professional and timely manner.

Identify the top cloud architecture solutions to successfully meet the strategic needs of the company.

Designing and deploying dynamically scalable, available, fault-tolerant, and reliable applications on the Cloud

Responsibilities include architecting efficient solution based of business requirements. Solutions can be hybrid, SaaS or in cloud. Security and cost should be a key under consideration when developing the solutions.

Selecting appropriate Cloud services to design and deploy an application based on given requirements

Migrating multi-tier applications on Cloud Platforms

Implementing cost-control strategies for cloud usage

Assist various constituencies in Investigate and troubleshooting cirtial production issues.

Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks

Should have excellent problem-solving capability

Scripting knowledge is a plus (Pythin and json)

Position requires collaborating with distributed team of different functional groups like Engineering, IT and Vendors

Candidate must also possess good written and verbal communication skills to effectively articulate complex cloud reports and technical concepts to users, clients, development teams, and management.


This individual is accountable to lead our company's cloud strategy along with security, architecture, implement and maintain cloud environments.

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of cloud security, computing and technology systems, as well as experience designing and transferring applications to the cloud. Should have a positive attitude and excellent communication skills to effectively share your knowledge.

Candidate must have the following skills and knowledge:

5-7 years’ experience on hands on experience as Cloud architect for Enterprise organization

Candidate should have experience to deploy DevOps environment for Engineering development environment!

Certified cloud Solutions Architect certification are preferred !

Cloud Infrastructure, including AWS, Apache, NGINX, Chef, Puppet, Docker, GitHub, Jira; others: SSO, SAML, SFTP, PM2, load-balancing, auto-scaling, and automated testing

Knowledge of AWS and Azure Networking including Direct connect and Express route is a must.

Deploying HCP environment in cloud for Engineering organization

Proven understanding of fundamental networking, security, and systems engineering concepts such as TCP/IP, BGP, DNS, Load Balancing, and SSL; understanding of scripting or programming languages such as shell script, Perl, Ruby or Python, practical knowledge of Infrastructure as Code solution such as Ansible, Puppet and Chef, hands-on experience in cloud provisioning tools such as CloudFormation, Terraform, and experience in Linux / Unix operating system

Knowledge on Virtualization technologies like VMware, Nutanix and Citrix Xen Server, TCP/IP Networking, VPN, imaging Technologies


Minimum Qualifications

Master's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience. OR Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 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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