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.
KLA is seeking a motivated, experienced engineer to join our world-class AI and Modeling Center of Excellence in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. This individual will utilize his or her skills in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to develop modeling algorithms to be integrated into KLA's state of the art inspection platforms. Responsibilities of this position include:
Design, development and implementation ofcutting-edgecomputer vision and image processing algorithms
Rapid prototyping and validation of new machine learning, deep learning and image processing algorithms
Develop end-to-end solutions that are holistic taking into account the system, imaging pipeline, the user experience and the end application requirement
Work in a highly multi-functional organization to drive systems integration of algorithms.
Write robust production quality code.
Bring forward and drive creative ideas, develop production code, and provide support as needed.
Own prototype to production of algorithms
Doctorate (Academic) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Mathematics, or Physics
2-7 years of work experience required in any of the following: Image Processing, Computational Imaging, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, or Deep Learning
Prior experience with algorithm development in C/C++, Python andobject-orienteddesignin a Linux environment, is a plus
Algorithm prototyping using MATLAB or Python, is preferred
Prior experience with common deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow, Caffe,MatConvnetetc.
Capability to formulate problems into mathematical equations.
Great teammate with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability and willingness to travel worldwide to support demos and projects at customer sites.
What will differentiate you
Strong understanding of vision related deep learning work like Generative models, semantic segmentation, auto encoders
Hands on experience solving computer vision challenges
Strong fundamentals in low level image processing algorithms
Appreciation of complex image acquisition systems
PhD or MS +3 years exp.
We 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 to request accommodation.
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.