KLA-Tencor Interview Questions

Updated Mar 25, 2015
Updated Mar 25, 2015
159 Interview Reviews

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    Control Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at KLA-Tencor.

    Interview Details

    Email contact, phone interview, and onsite interview + seminar

    Interview Questions
    • The phone interview was mainly about my background and role responsibility of this position. Then, I was scheduled to have the onsite interview. It's a full day long, seminar + interviews with 6 engineers there (~30 mins each). They described their hardware system and ask me how to synthesize a controller for position tracking purpose. Describe the controller design procedure. I also got a question regarding problem solving at customer site if the controller didn't work properly, what should you do? Other than that, the question related to my background and some technical issues they are facing with. I have a great experience of this interview.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milpitas, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milpitas, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at KLA-Tencor.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview, on-site interview

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Electrical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    apply on online and get a email from the company.talk about something like beavour question and something about ccd CMOS.then no more contact

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Field Applications Technical Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at KLA-Tencor in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied to this position in the campus recruit online from the university website and then was told to have an interview in the second day after career fair on campus. The interview including information about this position, an introduction to myself, my strengths, my experience on how to solve problems, my experience on electronic devices,

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Application Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I got an email from the hiring manager first. Then I had an phone interview with him. A week later, I got noticed to have an onsite interview with them. I did a 1 hour presentation in the morning and meet about 8 ppl. Then I got phone call from the recruiter the second day after my interview

    Interview Questions
    • most of the question was related with my own presentation. So be confident about your own stuff and do you home work is very important.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Applications Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    phone interview and two on-site interviews

    Interview Questions
    • none. maybe some statistic questions about the signal treatement   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Intern, Applications Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed 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 Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Human Resources Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Milpitas, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Milpitas, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at KLA-Tencor in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied through university recruitment-got a phone interview-got an onsite interview-had 4 interviews with leadership and business partners-awaiting results

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Applications Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milpitas, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milpitas, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at KLA-Tencor in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    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 Details
    The salary was non-negotialble
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milpitas, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milpitas, CA
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    One phone interview, followed by several 1-1 interview, some behavioral and some technical

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, the offer came, and they did not want to negotiate, take it or leave it. However, I got to choose my starting date.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

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2 people found this helpful

 Former Applications Development Engineer in Milpitas, CA

Pros: “The technology is awesome, and KLA is a market leader. The work is interesting in the initial 1-2 years, applications engineering is a lot of travel - which again, is fun initially.” Full Review

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