Electronic and Algorithm Researcher (FPGA Firmware)
Ann Arbor, Michigan
DescriptionThe Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) plays a critical role in developing advanced long-range technology in collaboration with product divisions and strategic marketing, working on future technology like light sources, lasers, and sensors. We are engaged in the research and development process, and once the technology is mature, we partner with product engineering groups who then build products based on the technology we’ve developed. The Office of the CTO also provides technical input into KLA’s strategic planning process, program reviews and Product Life Cycle (PLC) phases. We provide our broad technology expertise and cross-division experience to ensure we leverage the collective knowledge within our company.


• Work with hardware and software teams to develop high-performance image acquisition systems.
• Evaluate and implement image processing and machine learning algorithms for FPGA firmware.
• Define FPGA requirements and develop design from concept to production release.
• Responsible for verification bench, functional debug, timing analysis/closure, and subsystem validation bring-up.
Requirements• Minimum 3 years hands-on experience with complex FPGA firmware designs • Experience with designing and evaluating image processing algorithms. • Experience with designing and evaluating machine learning neural networks for hardware implementation. • Proficiency with hardware description language such as System Verilog; high-level synthesis using C a plus. • Proficiency with FPGA design tools such as Vivado/Vitis and simulators such as VCS or Questa. • Understand timing analysis and be enable to solve timing related issues. • Hands on experience with lab equipment like logic analyzer, oscilloscope etc. • Team player with excellent written and verbal communications skills. Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate (Academic) with work experience of 0 years , Master's Level Degree with work experience of 3 years
Company DescriptionKLA 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.
Event Type
Job Posting
TimeWednesday, 16 November 202210am - 3pm CST
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