Applications Development Engineer
Company: Kla Corporation
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: May 16, 2020
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
* Product Development: Characterization of next generation
state-of-the art semiconductor wafer inspection products. This
includes designing test plans, collecting data, performing
analysis, publishing results and recommendations in the form of
applications notes, best known methods.
* Use-case Demos: Conduct new tool demonstrations to showcase tool
performance and develop use cases to help drive tool sales.
* Customer support: Product value demonstration during beta
testing, Head-to-Heads (H2H) and tools in the ramp phase, thereby
enabling product penetration/adoption at customer facilities. This
includes-investigating semiconductor manufacturing yield issues and
providing inspection solutions; creating & sharing product value
statements and use-cases with engineering, marketing and sales
groups; training customers and other applications engineers.
* Doctorate (Academic) OR Master's Level Degree with at least 3
years of experience OR Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5
years of experience.
* Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Material Science or
* A background in IC processing OR Semiconductor equipment is
* Ability to perform complex data/image analysis using
* Teamwork is critical so having a good balance between technical
skills and people skills is a must.
* Must have excellent communication, organizational, analytical,
and interpersonal skills. Candidate will be required to frequently
present results to internal as well as external customers.
* Excellent English communication is required. Ability to speak
Mandarin, Korean or Japanese is a plus, but not necessary.
* This position requires candidates who are willing to travel up to
70% and international travel is required.
* Master's Level Degree with at least 2 years of experience OR
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 3 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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