Base Pay Range: $77,800.00 - $132,300.00 AnnuallyPrimary Location: USA-MI-Ann Arbor-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

The vision of KLA’s global human resources organization is to become a leader and partner to operating leadership in support of the company’s efforts to achieve its strategic growth, customer and operating objectives through strategic talent management. Our mission is to enable the business, and leverage human resources to achieve short and long-term business objectives. Our primary areas of strategic focus include talent acquisition, individual and organizational assessment and development, performance management, inclusion and engagement, and rewards. The global HR organization includes HR business partners, learning and development, talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, employee communications, and HR system operations.Job Description/Preferred Qualifications


Software Engineers in the AI and Physics Modeling team may work on a variety of tasks including platform for large scale experimentation, scale out of physics models, data management and inference solutions for KLA products. 

Although familiarity with Machine Learning and Deep Learning solutions would be a big plus, this is primarily a Software Engineering position.  Successful candidates are passionate about software and will have exceptional skills and hands-on experience with development in C/C++ and Python in a Unix environment.  Deep conceptual understanding of multi-threaded and multi process software systems is also necessary.

In addition to the above fundamental software skills, any of the following technical hands-on skills are highly desirable:

System Programming and Operating Systems.

Distributed systems for data management.

Distributed computing infrastructure.

Cloud technologies for storage, containerization, and compute clusters.

Data Structures and algorithms.

GPU architectures and data management.

Traditional machine learning using Random Forest, XG Boost, Logistic Regression.

Deep Learning for regression, classification.  Generative models.

TensorFlow, NumPy, scikit-learn, and other ML and DL frameworks.

MPI and similar distributed computing framework.

GPU Architectures and CUDA (CuGraph, CuData, CuML etc).

GO Systems Programming, Java Programming.

Successful candidates for this position will also demonstrate the following non-technical skills:

Capability to formulate creative solutions through analyzing complex data

Good communication skills

Strong team player and motivated by team success

Strong problem-solving skills

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Level Degree and 0 years related work experienceThe 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 to request accommodation.