KLA-Tencor

www.kla-tencor.com
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Well managed company with an interesting, well engineered product line.

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Milpitas, CA
Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Milpitas, CA

I have been working at KLA-Tencor full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Good pay and benefits and interesting products. The culture allows a good work life balance for those not demanding to climb the ladder. Plenty of travel if you want.

Cons

Travel can be overwhelming depending on your job. Resources can get squeezed sometimes for non-flagship products and certainly for legacy products.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Think twice before you join

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Milpitas, CA
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Milpitas, CA

    I have been working at KLA-Tencor full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Better compensation than peer companies
    Willing to try new technologies

    Cons

    Lots of pressures
    Too many very active politicians pretending they are technical gurus as well

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 7 people found this helpful  

    Cesspool called Corp IT

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at KLA-Tencor full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    You can pretend to be busy and nobody notices.

    Cons

    All reviews posted so far lead to a conclusion that Corp IT is a cesspool. Every time you think things can’t get any worse they do. The CIO who is a superstar in his own mind, is here for more than 6 years with no prospect of a change in his role or job. All his predecessors moved on to bigger and better things within 2 -3 years in the same role. Facebook CIO anyone? The same goes for most of his direct reports. I refuse to call them IT Leadership because they don’t lead, they are political puppeteers who play favoritism. They actually promoted someone to a director’s position last year when he can’t complete a single sentence without mumbling, someone to manager’s position who shows up for 3-4 hours a day. They tried to get jobs outside and failed miserably. So they stay back and flex their muscle. The only hope for IT to improve is to change the top tier and some of the middle tier management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Serious need to clean house.

    Doesn't Recommend
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