KLA-Tencor Applications Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Mar 25, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)  

    Applications Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at KLA-Tencor.

    Interview

    The hiring process is very long. They take you through several rounds of interview and conclude the process with several presentations. This is a very important position in that company and so you should be able to sell yourself well.
    They quiz you with some image processing problems which can be answered with some common knowledge. They give you problems which can be solved by using some technical algorithms. They have a technical round where they quiz you on your majors. The questions depend upon who interviews you. It is just the same team members quizzing you on your major's subject.

    Interview Questions

    • Image processing algorithm based questions were difficult during the time of my interview. But later when I thought about it, it was not unsolvable without prior knowledge in that subject. Need to be very analytic.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    campus recruit

  2.  

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at KLA-Tencor in October 2014.

    Interview

    My resume was passed along by a colleague who works at KLA-Tencor. I got a call by a recruiter out of the blue who proceeded to give me a somewhat rigorous technical interview (which was hard because I had no time to prepare), and it went so rough I honestly thought I would not get a call back. Nonetheless, I was invited for an on-site interview about two weeks later. It consisted of 5 half-hour interviews with different people on the Applications teams. Talked a lot about the nature of the position, since it required 50% travel. They were nice people but constantly interrupted the interview to take phone calls.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you develop a SEM technique for detecting structural defects in a sample? 27 balls puzzle.   Answer Question
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at KLA-Tencor in May 2014.

    Interview

    submit my resume at college care fair
    got a call from the hiring manager and talked for half hour
    got a onsite interview one week later
    got a call after that said they will give me the offer
    Everything is great and people are helpful and nice

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing technical almost,
      Meet with 5 manager one by one.
      Great and nice people
       
      Answer Question

    Negotiation

    i didnt negotiate

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    No Offer

    Interview

    email to me to see if we can have phone interview, then got a call from them. have little bit discussion

    Interview Questions

  6. Helpful (1)  

    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at KLA-Tencor.

    Interview

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

    Interview Questions

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    Applications Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milpitas, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at KLA-Tencor (Milpitas, CA) in December 2013.

    Interview

    Very Efficient and straight forward. The whole process took less than a month from first contact to an offer. There was first a phone interview. When you pass that stag they bring you in for onsite interview. The onsite interview includes a two minute presentation of what the applicant thinks the role involves.

    Interview Questions

    • The normal generic questions. " Tell me about yourself and how you fit in the organization"   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    The salary was non-negotialble

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    Field Applications Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Malta, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at KLA-Tencor (Malta, NY).

    Interview

    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 Questions

    Negotiation

    I got an onsite interview.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

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

    Interview

    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 Questions

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    Applications Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at KLA-Tencor (Albany, NY) in October 2013.

    Interview

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

    Interview Questions

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    Field Applications Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at KLA-Tencor (Rochester, NY) in September 2013.

    Interview

    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

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