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  • Company:
  • Location:
    Milpitas, CA 95035
  • Status:
    Full Time, Employee
  • Job Category:
    IT/Software Development
  • Occupation:
    General/Other: IT/Software Development
  • Industry:
    Electronics, Components, and Semiconductor Mfg;Manufacturing - Other
  • Work Experience:
    5+ to 7 Years
  • Career Level:
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Education Level:


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.

We’re a global team of 6,000 people in 17 countries, united by a culture that rewards innovation and recognizes the power of collaboration to deliver breakthroughs. We’re a thriving company that earned $2.8 billion in our last fiscal year and we’re dedicated to keep our customers successful by consistently delivering industry-leading technologies.

Why join us?

KLA-Tencor is a smart place to work because we’re big enough to make an impact on the world and small enough to care about your career. We give you lots of opportunities for personal and professional development through leadership classes around the globe and advanced degree and certification programs from major universities. Our award-winning Corporate Learning Center is one of the best in the industry. And we’re not the only ones who think so—Training magazine inducted us into its Top 10 Hall of Fame after we made their list of top 10 training companies for four consecutive years.

Our CEO started as an engineer here. That’s pretty good proof that we’re a company of opportunity.

We offer a great working environment, with competitive salaries and healthcare benefits, long-term incentives, profit-sharing to eligible employees, 401(k) and stock purchase programs, health and wellness programs, tuition reimbursement, and a competitive time-off policy.

We also take our role in the communities where we do business very seriously. Through the KLA-Tencor Foundation, we work with local organizations to donate our time, talent, and resources through programs in education, health, and social services. We believe in giving back.

If you’re looking to solve problems and improve how the world works, you’ll have the opportunity to do it at KLA-Tencor.


Image Processing Algorithm SW Engineer

Job Description:
The RAPID division of KLA-Tencor is the leading supplier for reticle inspection equipment used to guarantee reticle quality in mask shops and IC fabs worldwide.  Key enabling technologies supplied by RAPID to the industry include die to database, die to die, and STARlight contamination inspections.


KLA-Tencor is seeking a talented individual for the position of algorithm engineer in the world-class algorithm group within the reticle product division (RAPID). The successful candidate is expected to design algorithms for the next generation photomask/reticle inspection systems. This individual will utilize his/her skills in image processing, mathematics, and software to render images from mask design for the purpose of defect inspection and/or metrology. One key qualification of the candidate is the ability to invent new ideas, analyze the complex system, and formulate a mathematical solution that is practical for use in production. Some experience in C++ and object-oriented programming is expected. The candidate is expected to possess good oral and written communications skills to interact with other development and applications engineers on a daily basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) PhD in CS/Applied Math/EE strongly preferred.
2) Knowledge in computer architecture and/or numerical methods.
3) Working experience with C/C++ and Matlab is highly desirable.
4) Strong academic background in image processing, mathematics, and Software.
5) Creative, able to formulate solutions through analyzing complex data.
6) Good communication skills.

Kindly send your resumes toSivaram.bose@kla-tencor.com