KLA Careers

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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?


The Customer Group (CG) team is our field based, customer facing organization consisting of Sales, Marketing, Applications, Finance, Human Resources, Facilities & IT.  They partner closely with our customers to provide a comprehensive portfolio of products, services, software and expertise, to help them manage yield throughout their fabrication process—from research and development to final volume production.  Responsibilities of this group include maintaining strategic client relationships, identifying and closing sales opportunities, ensuring our products meet performance capabilities & expectations, providing critical solutions for improved yield performance, and collecting requirements for future products by understanding customer processes and technology trends.  Partnering with our service organization and factory divisions, this diverse and dynamic team helps ensure alignment between customer needs and corporate offering to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.  



  • Support the local product team on troubleshooting system and algorithm issues to maintain high tool utilization at customers fabs.
  • Prototype and test algorithm solutions to enhance the value of our tools to customer, and participate in product development process.
  • Review tactics. Identify strategic gaps. Maintain focus, clarity, and confidence within the team.
  • Meet regularly with the product development team: Get alignment on objectives and strategy. Exchange of information regarding needs and next steps.

Periodic training at KLA R&D centers to stay technically current on the latest product development.





  • BS or above degrees in engineering, electronics, physics or material science.
  • Minimum 5 years in semiconductor capital equipment  experience desired.
  • Professional experience in image analysis, image processing, anomaly detection, and classification is required
  • Candidates with knowledge of optical imaging systems are preferred.
  • Required in prototyping languages such as Matlab or Python, and product software languages such as C/C++

Good communication skill in English