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Systems Engineering Intern

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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, 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 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.

The RAPID division is the world leading provider of reticle inspection solutions for the semiconductor industry. The company provides inspection solutions to both the mask shops and the semiconductor fabs to ensure that lithography yields are consistently high thus enabling cost-effective manufacturing.


The candidate will be required to work with systems team to understand their use case for data analysis and processing, write matlab and python scrips to automate data analysis and processing procedure to meet their needs. The candidate will also have a chance to improve existing image analysis algorithms to meet product needs.  The ideal candidate will possess strong Matlab and Python coding skills.


The candidate will be required to create SW installers on windows to deploy software.  The candidate will get opportunity to help define install procedures needed


  1. Experience with one of the following programming languages required (python, r, or matlab).
  2. Experience in building or prototyping SW models and algorithms
  3. Strong oral and written communication skills
  4. Curiosity about latest trends in data industry, including evaluating and testing new tools, techniques and frameworks.
  5. Experience with Excel and PowerPoint.
  6. Must be self-driven, and a strong team player
  7. Experience with install shield is a plus

Minimum Qualifications

  1. In process of Bacherlor's Degree, Masters or PhD preferred in EE, Computer Science or comparable field
  2. Minimum 3 years completion of BS degree

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.