KLA Careers

Software Engineer

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 Instruments Group is focused on development of advanced inspection and metrology equipment used in high-volume production and research and development environments. Organization is globally located in US, China, and Singapore. The Instruments Group provides mission-critical cost-effective solutions for power electronics, LED, communications, automotive, data storage, and other related nanoelectronics and materials science applications. We partner with our customers to provide advanced hardware and software solutions to enhance yield and lower overall production costs by supplying world-leading inspection, metrology and review systems. In addition to developing valuable product solutions, the Instruments Group provides support to customers to achieve performance entitlement through sharing and implementation of application BKMs (Best Known Methods).





  • Software development using C#, C++, WPF, OOD/OOA design, .NET in Windows 32/64 bit environment
  • Participate in all stages of software development including requirements definition/review, coding, and release
  • Take ownership of assigned design and development tasks for current and future generation of products
  • Work in a global environment to Interact with multisite team members (US, China, and Singapore) during software product life cycle for requirement analysis, design, coding, integration and testing
  • Collaborate with hardware and systems/application groups to understand system requirements and map them to a software design
  • Communicate and share information with cross-functional team members to achieve project goals


  • BS/MS in CS or EE
  • Experience with Visual Studio, .NET Framework, WPF,C#, C++,OOD/OOA design
  • Able to work in a cross-functional group, work with Software, Algorithms, Systems Engineers located globally
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • A self-motivated individual who takes the initiative in a constantly-changing working environment
  • Experience with Agile Software Development Life Cycle and Process Workflow, or other software life cycles
  • Education or experience in Semiconductor industry and semiconductor equipment is nice to have

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Level Degree

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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