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Systems Software Engineer (C++/Java)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Base Pay Range: $94,400.00 - $160,500.00 AnnuallyPrimary Location: USA-MI-Ann Arbor-KLAKLA's total rewards package for employees may also include participation in performance incentive programs and eligibility for additional benefits identified below. Interns are eligible for some of the benefits identified below. Our pay ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed above reflects the minimum and maximum pay for this position in the primary location identified in this posting. Actual pay depends on several factors, including location, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education level or training. If applicable, your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Company Overview KLA is a global leader in diversified electronics for the semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem. Virtually every electronic device in the world is produced using our technologies. No laptop, smartphone, wearable device, voice-controlled gadget, flexible screen, VR device or smart car would have made it into your hands without us. KLA invents systems and solutions for the manufacturing of wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed circuit boards and flat panel displays. The innovative ideas and devices that are advancing humanity all begin with inspiration, research and development. KLA focuses more than average on innovation and we invest 15% of sales back into R&D. Our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers work together with the world's leading technology providers to accelerate the delivery of tomorrow's electronic devices. Life here is exciting and our teams thrive on tackling really hard problems. There is never a dull moment with us. Group/Division With over 40 years of semiconductor process control experience, chipmakers around the globe rely on KLA to ensure that their fabs ramp next-generation devices to volume production quickly and cost-effectively. Enabling the movement towards advanced chip design, KLA's Global Products Group (GPG), which is responsible for creating all of KLA's metrology and inspection products, is looking for the best and the brightest research scientist, software engineers, application development engineers, and senior product technology process engineers. Central Engineering is KLA's largest engineering organization comprised of 9 Centers-of-Excellence (CoE) in various disciplines applied across all product groups in the company. These CoE include Handling & Automation, Precision Motion Control, Sensors & Image Acquisition, Platform Design, and Packaging Engineering, among others. Talent includes over 500 engineers across global centers in Israel, China, India, and the US. Each CoE contributes not just talent and deliverables per discipline toward product programs, but also subject matter expertise, best practices, roadmaps, specialized facilities, apparatus, models, and analytics. These differentiate KLA not only in WHAT we do, but also in HOW we do it.Job Description/Preferred QualificationsWhat you will be doing:KLA makes industrial systems that are indispensable for manufacturing of semiconductors. These systems involve complex hardware, firmware, software and high-performance compute.The Systems Software Engineer position we are trying to fill is a core function of software engineering at KLA and has the responsibility for controlling various pieces of hardware that form our system as well as coordinating between them. As a senior member of the team a successful candidate will be expected to 1.) Develop a deep understanding of the system and software architecture. 2.) Mentoring junior team members. Successful candidates will have very strong software engineering skills as well as a passion for working with hardware (non-compute mechanical hardware).

  • A software engineer in this position will have the following responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the design, development, testing and roll out of software solutions that enhance the capabilities of the KLA inspection machines.
  • Possess good communication skills to work with several hardware and software interdisciplinary teams to understand the system/marketing requirements and to map them to software requirements and design.
  • Candidate should (over time) develop deep understanding of how the system works and be able to provide software solutions for critical customer gaps or issues. Develop and evaluate concepts and designs for the next generation systems by conducting trade-off studies, identifying risk items and suggest mitigation plans.
  • Work in a geographically distributed team to develop and deliver software solutions.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where communication and collaboration with a large multi-disciplinary team is a significant part of the job. That is, coding is not the only skill needed for this job. While documentation and other offline support will be available, interacting with stakeholders will remain an indispensable part of understanding what needs to be done, and validating the work that is done.
  • Mentoring junior team members.
  • Influential in architectural and technology decisions made my senior members of the team.What we want to see:
    • A Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
    • Previous experience as a Software Engineer or Software Developer working on (non-compute hardware), automation, or instrumentation.
    • Excellent software engineering skills, including deep conceptual and applied knowledge of OOP, design patterns, data structures, distributed systems, multi-threaded and multi-process programming.
    • Proficiency in writing, deploying, and maintaining production code in C++, C# or JAVA.
    • Asynch programming in Java, C++ or C#.
    • Familiarity with interface protocols for cross language software such as CORBA, Apache Thrift, gRPC or similar technologies.
    • Ability to take abstract problem statements and detail them out into concrete requirements and design through collaborative discussions.
    • Possess good communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment.What will make you stand out from the crowd:
      • A passion and demonstrated track record of creating software that controls and manipulates real life hardware.
      • Deep understanding of software engineering concepts (operating systems, programming languages, OOP, design patterns etc).
      • Ability to understand complex use cases and propose technology road maps aligned with evolutionary changes to existing software.
      • Responsible for work that you are not directly contributing to.
      • Trusted stakeholder to program, marketing, and senior engineering management.Minimum QualificationsBachelor's Level Degree and related work experience of 5 years or Master's Level Degree and related work experience of 3 yearsThe company offers a total rewards package that is competitive and comprehensive including but not limited to the following: medical, dental, vision, life, and other voluntary benefits, 401(K) including company matching, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), student debt assistance, tuition reimbursement program, development and career growth opportunities and programs, financial planning benefits, wellness benefits including an employee assistance program (EAP), paid time off and paid company holidays, and family care and bonding leave. KLA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by applicable law. We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at talent.acquisition@kla.com or at +1-408-352-2808 to request accommodation.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Ann Arbor , Systems Software Engineer (C++/Java), IT / Software / Systems , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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