Company OverviewKLA 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 in 2019 we invested 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/DivisionWith 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. Central Engineering is KLA's largest engineering organization comprised of 9 Centers-of-Excellence (CoE) in various disciplines applied across all product groups in the company. These CoE include Handling & Automation, Precision Motion Control, Sensors & Image Acquisition, Platform Design, and Packaging Engineering, among others. Talent includes over 500 engineers across global centers in Israel, China, India, and the US. Each CoE contributes not just talent and deliverables per discipline toward product programs, but also subject matter expertise, best practices, roadmaps, specialized facilities, apparatus, models, and analytics. These differentiate KLA not only in WHAT we do, but also in HOW we do it.ResponsibilitiesWe are looking for a passionate, high performance and experienced leader, to head the software organization at our new Ann Arbor campus. The Head of Software will:* Build a fast-growing team that is working on innovative product at the cutting edge of semi-conductor wafer inspection and metrology* Promote innovative and elegant software design while actively driving the team towards better practices and solutions with a focus on quality, security, reliability, testability and maintainability* Lead and manage all phases of software project planning and execution in a cross-function (Marketing, Engineering, Manufacturing, Service) program team or matrix environment in semiconductor capital equipment* Be responsible for project execution, schedule and milestone/commitment delivery.* Be hands-on and be able to solve complex problems - with a team or individually when require* Participate in developing strategies and roadmaps* Collaborate with an amazing group of globally located cross-functional team members* Guide, coach and mentor software and algorithm engineers* Communicate and share information, learning, and methods with cross-functional team members to achieve organizational/program goalsQualificationsThe ideal candidate has solid expertise in designing and developing enterprise software and building high performing teams that delivers quality products. Education or experience should include:* 5+ years of hands-on experience in developing and shipping complex software systems* Great design and problem-solving skills. Strong passion for performance analysis, quality and engineering excellence at scale.* OOD/OOA and one or more of the following - .NET Framework, C#, C++, COM, MFC, Java* Requirement definition, configuration management, quality control, design, development, effective reuse, debugging and usability;* Managed cross-functional groups involved in the design, development, test, verification, manufacture, application, and service of complex systems.* Experience with Agile Software Development Life Cycle and Process Workflow, or other software life cycles* Energy, empathy for customers, curiosity and willingness to challenge anything* Deep desire to work collaboratively and strong interpersonal skills* Experience in developing software for semi-conductor or complex opto-mechanical instruments a plus* Experience developing microservices, DevOps, test automation, and CI/CD a plusKLA 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.Minimum QualificationsDoctorate (Academic) or work experience of 3 years , Master's Level Degree or work experience of 4 years , Bachelor's Level Degree or work experience of 5 yearsWe offer a competitive, family friendly total rewards package. We design our programs to reflect our commitment to an inclusive environment, while ensuring we provide benefits that meet the diverse needs of our employees.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 ...@kla.com to request accommodation.
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