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Headquarters Milpitas, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1976
Type Company - Public (KLAC)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue ₹100 to ₹500 billion (INR) per year

KLA-Tencor is hard-core when it comes to hunting down flaws in chips. The company -- one of the world's largest makers of semiconductor equipment -- offers yield management systems that monitor and analyze wafers at various stages of chip production, inspecting reticles (which make circuit patterns) and measuring crucial microscopic layers. The systems' feedback allows flaws to be corrected before they can ruin the costly wafers. KLA-Tencor has long dominated the market for equipment that inspects semiconductor photomasks and reticles. The company earns almost 80% of sales... More

KLA-Tencor – Why Work For Us?

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Calling the leap takers. The ground breakers. The paradigm shifters.

Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA-Tencor, 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?


KLA-Tencor At A Glance

  • Approximately 6000+ employees worldwide
  • Leading market share in all key markets
  • S&P 500 and NASDAQ 100 company
  • NASDAQ symbol KLAC


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KLA-Tencor President, CEO & Director Rick Wallace

Rick Wallace

President, CEO & Director

Good company

  Current Senior Software Engineer in Chennai

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Chennai Mar 2010 – Reviewed Feb 25, 2014

Interview Details Telephone interview to short list the candidate. 2nd also would be technical in C++, COM, ATL or Java. 3rd round would be face-2-face to cover design situations. HR and then OfferFull Interview

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KLA-Tencor Awards and Accolades

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Top Job Award, Germany, University of St. Gallen, 2012
Healthiest Employers Honoree, Healthiest Employers Organization, 2011

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