Software Engineer

KLA Tencor   •  

Milpitas, CA

Industry: Manufacturing


8 - 10 years

Posted 48 days ago

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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 Global Service Support Organization (GSS) team headquartered in Milpitas, CA is our service organization that consists of Service Sales and Marketing, Spares Supply Chain management, Field Operations, Product Training, and Technical Support.  The GSS organization partners with our field teams and customers in all business sectors to maintain the high performance and productivity of our products through a flexible portfolio of services. Our comprehensive services include: proactive management of tools to identify and improve performance; expertise in optics, image processing and motion control with worldwide service engineers, 24/7 technical support teams and knowledge management systems; and an extensive parts network to ensure worldwide availability of parts.


  • Design, support and test of National Instruments (NI) LabVIEW software systems.
  • Will develop test equipment software used to test electro-mechanical and hydraulic actuators.
  • Write code for embedded software.
  • Collect and correlate test data and recognize discrepancies in results. 
  • Provide work effort estimates, assist in project planning efforts including project task definition.
  • Responsible for unit testing, debugging, software/hardware integration with oversight.
  • Participant in engineering technical reviews.
  • Experience defining source code management, version control and patch release engineering processes.
  • Strong hands-on troubleshooting and software debugging skills


  • 4-7+ years of related software engineering experience as a LabVIEW developer with strong programming skills.
  • Proficient in LabVIEW development and solid knowledge of NI Test Stand.
  • Experience with any of the following, including: C/C++/C#, real-time control,  documentation, proposals, and/or National Instruments hardware (PXI, DAQ, RIO).
  • Solid engineering knowledge, solid software design and verification aptitude.
  • Solid written/verbal communication skills and presentation skills; solid teamwork abilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 7 years of experience OR
  • Master's Level Degree with at least 6 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.


Job Opening ID: 119420