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Research Scientist (Source development / Systems engineering / Optics)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Base Pay Range: $149,000.00 - $253,300.00 AnnuallyPrimary Location: USA-CA-Milpitas-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. The Broadband Plasma Division (BBP) provides market-leading patterned wafer optical inspection systems for leading-edge IC manufacturing. Logic, foundry, and memory customers depend on BBP products to detect yield-critical defects for process debug and excursion monitoring at advanced process nodes. BBP flagship products include the 29xx and 39xx series which leverage Broadband Plasma technology to capture a wide range of defects with ultimate sensitivity at the optical inspection speeds needed for inline defect monitoring.Job Description/Preferred QualificationsDevelop light source to enable next generation of wafer inspection tools; evaluate feasibility and scalability of source technology; perform experiments and data analysis; design experiments to select architecture and validate critical building blocks for the next generation source; formulate solutions; lead technical engagement with partners.Qualifications / Education Desired: 1. Experience with plasma-based light sources, source metrology and plasma spectroscopy2. Experience with pulsed-power driven experiments3. Experience with high-voltage systems4. Vacuum systems management, including notion of design principles of vacuum systems along with operating and fixing of vacuum equipment5. Operation of high-power lasers and knowledge of laser-safety protocols for class IV lasers, experience with laser alignment and diagnostics6. Familiarity with damage studies of optical components as well as materials damaged by optical radiation7. Hands-on experience in optics and mechatronics, expertise in design of optical systems8. Knowledge of data acquisition and control approaches9. Proficiency in data analysis and root cause analysis10. Coordination and project managementMinimum Qualifications:Doctorate or equivalent in any of the following fields: Plasma physics, Atomic Physics, Electrical Engineering, Laser Physics, Optics, Engineering Physics or similar.Minimum QualificationsDoctorate (Academic) or work experience of 3 years, Master's Level Degree or work experience of 6 years, Bachelor's Level Degree or work experience of 8 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, Milpitas , Research Scientist (Source development / Systems engineering / Optics), Other , Milpitas, California

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