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KLA-Tencor Applications Engineer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jan 9, 2014
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Field Applications Engineer Interview

Field Applications Engineer
Rochester, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at KLA-Tencor in September 2013.

Interview Details – 1. Core strength and weakness
2. Provide an example of technical challenge
3. How do you know the company
4. many things to do or single thing to do at the same time
5. what is you favorite carrer/job without morning alarm
6. what the company doing
7. How to deal with a tough customer

Interview Question – Normal behavior questions   Answer Question

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Intern, Applications Development Engineer Interview

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I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at KLA-Tencor.

Interview Details – had one phone interview, all behavior questions. On-site interview includes an algorithm test to detect the defects in image

Interview Question – the algorithm test   Answer Question

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Field Applications Engineer Interview

Field Applications Engineer

I applied through college or university - interviewed at KLA-Tencor in October 2013.

Interview Details – Got the on campus interview during career fair. It was 30 min 1:1 talk about behavior questions. The second round was an onsite interview, which included a pre-test and 6 1:1 talks, also focusing on behavior questions and anything on your resume. All the people are nice to interact with and have provided a friendly and freely environment. Good place to work for.

Interview Question – the technical test   Answer Question

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Applications Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Albany, NY

I applied online - interviewed at KLA-Tencor in October 2013.

Interview Details – Apply on line. Phone interview thaks 30min. Waiting for on-site.

Interview Question – It was not a technical interview. Behaiver interivew.   Answer Question

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Field Applications Engineer
Malta, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at KLA-Tencor.

Interview Details – It was a half an interview on campus through the career fair. One of the questions was if I am supposed to eliminate one state from the states in US, what would it be?

Interview Question – There was no technical questions at this stage.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I got an onsite interview.

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Field Applications Engineer
Rochester, NY

I applied through college or university - interviewed at KLA-Tencor in October 2012.

Interview Details – I got this interview after career fair in my school. HR asked about all the general and behavior questions. Like talk about yourself. How you know our company?

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Applications Engineer Co-op Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Milpitas, CA

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at KLA-Tencor in June 2013.

Interview Details – Got a call. Received an interview. No response.

Interview Question – They have a sheet that goes over some imaging defects questions. It was relatively easy. The interview was from 8am-12pm. Talked to 3 people 1 to 1 after a short presentation about the company and what they do.   Answer Question

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Applications Engineer Interview

Applications Engineer
Malta, NY

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at KLA-Tencor in June 2013.

Interview Details – Recruiter contacted me via linkedin who directed me to apply online for a relevant position. Within a week I was invited for an onsite interview at Malta, NY. There was no reimbursement as I was just two hours away. The interview questions were not at all technical. The atmosphere amongst the team members looked quite good but the interview questions were totally HR related.

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  • What do strategy and tactical mean to you?   Answer Question
  • How many states are in the US and if I tell you to get rid of one state, what will be your criteria?   View Answer

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Field Applications Engineer Interview

Field Applications Engineer
Austin, TX

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at KLA-Tencor.

Interview Details – Applied online. My resume was shortlisted by the HR Manager, and was contacted by e-mail. A telephone interview (15-20 mins) was scheduled, following which I was invited onsite for the interview.

Interview Question – How would you negotiate a deadline with a customer, with whom you've had a successful track record in the past?   Answer Question

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Field Applications Engineer Interview

Field Applications Engineer
Malta, NY

I applied through college or university and the process took 7+ weeks - interviewed at KLA-Tencor in March 2013.

Interview Details – Submitted the application at campus job fair. Get an on-campus interview first. one month later, got the phoneinterview notification. The competition is fiercely, they will pick 3 persons out of 30 first round interviewees.

Interview Question – what will you do when will have a lot of stuffs to do?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – no negotiation

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