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, Engineering, 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.

KLA is ramping its fastest-growing new research & development center in Ann Arbor, MI, and we're hiring the best talent! The Ann Arbor team is developing product equipment, test centers, and the software and AI algorithms that power the cutting-edge capabilities that KLA is recognized for.

Responsibilities for this exciting role will include:

Develop complex FPGA designs for high-performance mixed-signal systems.

Define requirement specifications and develop design projects from concept design to production release.

Responsible for designing the test benches, functional and/or post layout simulations, timing analysis/closure, FPGA functionality verification and test scripts for validation.

Understand and capture the project specifications and performance requirements on board and system level. Adhere to and manage project timelines and deliverables.

Write technical documentation that meets the defined quality standards for manufacturing / service team as required.

Qualifications/Education Desired

Minimum 5-10 years of experience with complex FPGA designs and verification using Verilog/VHDL from concept to production.

BSEE (MSEE is highly preferred)

Solid knowledge of electrical engineering principles, digital and mixed signal electronics design both at the theoretical and implementation level.

Proficiency with FPGA simulation tools such as VCS, Modelsim or equivalent.

Hands on experience with lab equipment like logic analyzer, oscilloscope etc.

Team player with excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Strong technical project management skills.


- Previous experience in Semi-conductor and/or medical equipment industry

MSEE is highly preferred

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience OR 

Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 6 years of experience

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required where permitted by law. KLA will consider reasonable accommodation as provided by applicable law. Please note that accommodation may not be possible where vaccination is required for an essential function of the position, including for international travel or customer site access.

The company offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package 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, financial planning benefits, employee assistance program (EAP), paid time off and paid company holidays, 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.