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Software Engineer

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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-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?


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.


  • Candidate will be responsible for prototyping and developing machine control and busness ligic solutions to build next generation products. Candidate will be responsible for the design, development, testing and roll out of the solutions.
  • Candidate must 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 be able to  provide software solutions for critical customer gaps or issues.
  • Looking for a candidate who has a track record of academic and professional success as well as technical innovation. 

Preferred Qualifications

1. Master's Level Degree   OR Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 1 years of experience. Prefered Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.

2. Expertise in object-oriented software design principles and skilled in Object Oriented languages including Java or C++ or Python.

3. Experience in designing, developinig and debugging multi-threaded, parallel and distributed high performance computing software applications.

4. Ability to design, develop and debug software to control hardware including any of the following: electro-mechanical systems, opto-mechanical systems, data acquisition hardware, servo control systems, or robotics.

5. Good communication and leadership skills.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Level DegreeORBachelor's Level Degree with at least 1 years of experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA-Tencor 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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