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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 12/28/2016

KLA-Tencor Milpitas, CA

Milpitas, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


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-Tencor, 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*

Business Unit

The Wafer Inspection Division (WIN) is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical inspection tools for inline monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories.


KLA is looking for passionate software developers to join us and help define and deliver high quality solutions to expand our features. We are looking for talented engineers to help us create the HPC infrastructure for the image processing and data storage requirements for the next generation Semiconductor Wafer inspection machines. You will also be responsible for integrating multiple hardware and software sub-systems to solve some of the most advanced technical challenges facing the semiconductor chip industry.

You will fit right in if you have a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science and practical experience building distributed systems. You should be somebody who enjoys working on complex system software, tinkering with compute hardware, is very customer-centric, understands the big picture and feels strongly not only about building good software but about making that software achieve its goals in reality.

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with Object-Oriented software analysis with good working knowledge of Java and C/C#/C++ programming.

* Ability to understand and design using UML (Unified Modeling Language) modeling

* Requires good knowledge in computer architecture, multi-threaded/parallel processing applications.

* Coursework in fields related to distributed computing architecture or high performance computing

* Semiconductor equipment experience preferred.

* System control and image/data processing experience a plus.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate (Academic)ORMaster's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience.ORBachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 years of experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Additional Benefits

Tuition Reimbursement
Pet Insurance
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Employee Training and Development