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KLA, India
Engineer - Product applications
KLA, India
Full Time
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Fresher (2022 to 2024)

Last Date To Apply: Wednesday, 24th Jul, 2024
Drive Date: Monday, 29th Jul, 2024
Drive Location: Online

About referral program - Anyone who has an eLitmus account (do not have to be a KLA employee) can refer their friends to this job. On the referral getting hired you shall be eligible for a reward of ₹50,000 

Selected candidate reward: Anyone who joins KLA through eLitmus will be rewarded with an eLitmus sponsored Thailand trip (4N/5D). If ino friend referred you at the time of applying, please enter 'None' and you will still be eligible for the reward. More details are enclosed below


About the Company:

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 and printed circuit boards.

The innovative ideas and devices that are advancing humanity all begin with inspiration, research and development. 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.

You will be part of digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services. You will play a vital role in crafting delivering solutions to make our employees and customers more agile and productive. Emphasizing teamwork and workflow improvements. This technical position provides an outstanding opportunity for those who are motivated to face challenges both in technical leadership and also in project management fronts. The position will work with multi-functional teams and across multiple IT technologies to define the product requirements, plan resources, and drive the development process from design to final field deployment. In addition, this position is also responsible for working with business teams to solidify the roadmap of the projects as we continue to support the business.



  • 2022/23/24 batch M.Tech from IITs
  • Branches: All Core Branches (Exclude CSE, IT & Civil)
  • Good academics

Candidates who love to travel around the world (as the job involves 70% of the same)  

Job Description:

KLA is looking for high-energy, self-driven and motivated engineers who are interested in working in High Tech. The semiconductor space is a fast-paced, high-stress environment that gives applications engineers a lot of autonomy to work and drive projects on their own. Ideal candidates appreciate the opportunity to have high levels of accountability, work well with limited supervision and thrive in a work environment where they can drive projects on their own.


  • Customer support: Product value demonstration during beta testing, Head-to-Heads (H2H) and tools in the ramp phase, thereby enabling product penetration/adoption at world-wide customers. This includes-investigating semiconductor manufacturing yield issues and providing inspection solutions; creating & sharing product value statements and use-cases with engineering, marketing and sales groups; training customers and other applications engineers.
  • Product Demonstration: Provide specific product demonstrations on all aspects of highly complex products to customers and assess potential applications to meet customer needs
  • Product Characterization: Work on test plan development and execute detailed characterization of the tool/algorithm performance and provides clear feedback to the Engineering teams for product improvement, especially during Alpha/Beta tests.
  • Problem Diagnosis/Troubleshooting: Respond to customer requests and perform routine to moderately complex problem diagnosis and problem resolution.
  • Customer Relationship: Interacts with customers to educate and coordinate activities. Good working knowledge of customer use cases and is expected to understand customer needs and improve customer relations.
  • Training: Conduct customer product demonstrations and technical training including on-site training of Field Applications Engineers and end-users.
  • Documentation: Document all test results and lessons learned in BKMs (Best Known Methods), training documents, Demo reports, or, Alpha/Beta test reports and transfer product knowledge to Field Applications teams.
  • Presentation/Communication Skills: Generate demo and test reports and strong presentation skills for internal and customer review.


  • Must have excellent oral and written communication, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate must be a strong team player.


eLitmus joining reward: 

As a token of appreciation, eLitmus will sponsor the joined candidate.

  • After 6 months of joining, candidates will be rewarded with the Thailand trip of 4N/5D.
    • Successful candidates will be given 3 dates on which he/she can go on the trip ex Chennai
    • You will have a choice to substitute for ₹56,000 cash reward


Anyone who has an eLitmus account can refer their friends to this job. As a token of gratitude eLitmus will pay you a cash reward (paid to a bank account of an Indian resident post applicable tax deductions by eLitmus):

  • ₹ 50,000 per successful referral
  • For detailed terms, please visit the referral program link given above.