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KLA Corporation Electrical Design Engineer in Ann Arbor, Michigan

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, 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* 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 LS-SWIFT Division of KLA s Global Products Group provides patterned wafer inspection systems for high-volume semiconductor manufacturing. Its mission is to deliver market-leading cost of ownership in defect detection for a broad range of applications in the production of semiconductors. Customers from the foundry, logic, memory, automotive, MEMS, advanced packaging and other markets rely upon high-sample wafer inspection information generated by LS-SWIFT products. LS (Laser Scanning) systems enable cost-effective patterned wafer defect detection for the industry s most sophisticated process technologies deployed in leading-edge foundry, logic, DRAM, and NAND fabs. SWIFT (Simultaneous Wafer Inspection at Fast Throughput) systems deliver all-wafer-surface (frontside, backside, and edge) macro inspection that is critical for automotive IC, MEMS, and advanced packaging processes as well as foundry/logic and memory fabs. LS-SWIFT operates from a global footprint that includes the US, Singapore, India and Germany, and serves a worldwide customer base across Asia, Europe and North America. RESPONSIBILITIES In this role successful candidates will be responsible for: * Understand system, subsystem and interface requirements * Perform feasibility studies and proof of concepts * Conduct analysis, such as circuit, timing, thermal/cooling, DC/DC power design, electrical loads * Participate in a development team to design electronics subsystem, printed circuit boards * Work on electronics subsystem integration and system-level testing * Create product line sustaining designs including obsolescence parts, board or sub-system replacement, develop new feature to improve existing products continuously * Interact with manufacturing, service teams to support a smooth product transition into manufacturing * Work closely with suppliers to ensure all design requirements are specified and achieved and address and resolve product issues through the product phases * Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Optical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems engineering, supply chain organizations, etc. QUALIFICATIONS * Experience designing board level RF/analog and digital circuits * Working knowledge in electrical circuit design (analog/RF design, highspeed digital design, signalower integrity, etc.) * Comfortable with lab environments such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers