KLA-Tencor Careers

Engr, Elec Des Non-USA 1

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?


With over 40 years of semiconductor process control experience, chipmakers around the globe rely on KLA-Tencor to ensure that their fabs ramp next-generation devices to volume production quickly and cost-effectively. Enabling the movement towards advanced chip design, KLA-Tencor's Global Products Group (GPG), which is responsible for creating all of KLA-Tencor’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.

The Film and Scatterometry Technology (FaST) Division provides industry leading metrology solutions for worldwide semiconductor IC manufacturers.  The FaST Division portfolio of metrology products includes hardware and software solutions for optical film thickness, optical critical dimension (CD), composition, and resistivity measurement systems.  These products are essential for the IC manufacturers as they provide critical metrology capabilities for the development and implementation of their advanced IC processes.  The FaST division is committed to support our customers to achieve performance entitlement of our solution and we effectively partner with our customers from their early research and development phase to the high volume in-line manufacturing implementation specific for their process needs.  The division consists of a global team located in US, Israel, China, and India.



This candidate will be working in the electrical design group, developing FPGA and Embedded Micro Processor firmware, integrate electronic hardware, firmware and software for FaST tools. He/She will be part of the hardware engineering team, working closely with other EE hardware, firmware, software, mechanical and system engineers to design and develop firmware and electronic hardware

Preferred Qualifications

-Master (Ph.D, or equivalent degree) in EE

-Good experience with digital circuitry PCB hardware design, including FPGA, Micro Processor, Clock Management, High speed digital interface

-Experience with digital design architecture, documentation and communication

-Experience with Xilinx FPGA firmware design and programming with Verilog

-Experience with embedded micro-processor firmware design and programming with C language

-Experience of hardware/firmware integration debug/test with prototype PCB assemblies.

-Understand general electrical knowledge

-Self-motivated team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills

-Experience with python script and diagnostic software development is a plus

-Experience with real time operation system like Linux is a plus

-Knowledge of real time image collection system development is a plus

-knowledge o industry equipment development is a plus

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