CJO-USA- Product Engineer – Applications/Software

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  • United States, Milpitas, CA 95035 View on Map
  • Post Date : July 20, 2020
  • Apply Before : August 19, 2020
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Job Description

Job Opening ID: 123579
Milpitas, CA, United States

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?


  • Learning: Become highly proficient in KTTS software features, and develop a basic familiarity with all major KLA products
  • Training: Train internal and external customers. Train account teams on methodologies for communicating features and analysis to customers. Draft training materials. Collect and communicate success stories and feedback.
  • Problem-Solving: Identify customer/fab-specific issues which should be addressed to increase success of KTTS products, and help provide solutions.
  • Innovating: Work with product development teams to apply KTTS to their products’ diagnostic requirements. Provide ideas for future KTTS features and improvements. Identify and acquire key data for development projects.
  • Testing: Test new software, and coordinate alpha and beta user testing and results collection

Basic Requirements

  • Experience with data analysis and solving technical problems
  • Excellent communication skills, including technical explanations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including encouraging learners and contributors
  • Motivated to learn new skills independently
  • Creative problem solver with ability standardize solutions

This job requires interacting globally. In order to conduct videoconferences with other KLA global locations during their normal working hours, at times it will be necessary to flex personal work hours. Once pandemic travel restrictions are fully lifted, up to 50% travel to customer sites and KLA offices may be required.


Having some of following types of experience is useful:

  • Semiconductor equipment engineering roles: applications, product, tech support, product design, systems, process, or equipment engineering
  • Delivering solutions face-to-face with customers
  • Providing or developing training
  • Using or designing diagnostics and calibrations
  • Using data analysis software, such as JMP, Matlab, Klarity, or 5DA
  • Computer programming or scripting, such as Python
  • Working in cross-cultural environments

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate (Academic)


Master’s degree with at least 2 years of experience


Bachelor’s with 3 years of experience, OR equivalent learning through alternative training such as a military veteran in a technical subject area, with 2 years of industry 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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