USA About Us

Surround yourself with smart, motivated people who are changing the course of technology. KLA-Tencor has helped grow and advance some of the best minds in technology by providing upward mobility opportunities and a team-oriented atmosphere. Our own CEO started as a KLA-Tencor applications engineer.


  • Milpitas, CA, United States
  • Chandler, AZ, United States
  • Hayward, CA, United States
  • Meridian, ID, United States
  • Westwood, MA, United States
  • Edina, MN, United States
  • Portsmouth, NH, United States
  • Albuquerque, NM, United States
  • Hopewell Junction, NY, United States
  • Beaverton, OR, United States
  • Austin, TX, United States
  • Richardson, TX, United States
  • Colchester, VT, United States
  • Manassas, VA, United States

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Our Values

KLA-Tencor values a diverse work and employee environment of understanding and challenge built on global culture, skills, and knowledge. Technology is constantly changing, but KLA-Tencor’s core values are what sustain our market and technology leadership.


No matter how hard things get, we never give up

Drive to Be Better

No matter how well we have done in the past there is always room for improvement

High Performance Teams

We lead and collaborate to perform at our best

Honest, Forthright and Consistent

KLA-Tencor employees are honest, forthright and behave consistently according to what we say


We strive to be indispensable to our customers by providing them with unique and differentiated products and solutions.


Our talented employees are the driving factor of our technology. To continuously perform at our level of excellence demands equally excellent benefits.

KLA-Tencor U.S. Benefits Includes

  • Medical, dental, and vision care, for our employees and their families
  • Other benefits including flexible spending accounts, life, disability, and travel insurance
  • Profit sharing (for eligible employees) and employee stock purchase
  • A 401(k) plan that includes a matching contribution by KLA-Tencor for traditional and/or Roth 401(k) contributions
  • Paid holidays and personal time off
  • An employee assistance program complete with five free counseling sessions
  • Award winning training and development program, tuition reimbursement and service awards

Other U.S. KLA-Tencor benefits

  • Group discounts offered through MetLife for the purchase of insurance through the convenience of payroll deductions (insurance offerings include auto, home/renters, and pet insurance as well as group legal services)
  • Pre-tax Commuter Assistance program
  • A variety of programs are also offered throughout the year In support of the company’s wellness initiatives (health risk assessments, health and wellness seminars, on-site sand volleyball, basketball and a fully equipped gym facility in Milpitas, CA) and gym reimbursement for all other U.S. locations.

Intern Benefits

We offer exceptional intern benefits

  • Medical (depending on hours worked)
  • Relocation (round-trip travel, household goods, transportation)
  • Housing, Car Rental

Training and Professional Development

The award-winning KLA-Tencor Corporate Learning Center offers professional development and leadership classes around the globe, plus customized advanced engineering degree and certification programs from Stanford University, San Jose State University and the University of Michigan.

Our vision is to be a Knowledge Management organization. We strive to provide access to learning and knowledge that enable you to not only be productive but to advance your career. In 2008, KLA-Tencor was inducted into Training Magazine's Top 10 Hall of Fame for being ranked in the top 10 of Training's Top 125 companies for 4 consecutive years. KLA-Tencor has been cited as a company at the forefront of merging technology and education.

Key Programs Career Development

Our Corporate Learning Center (CLC) facilitates learning at KLA-Tencor. We provide learning solutions and services (e.g. classes, coaching, team building events, talent development planning, etc.) that contributes to employee professional development and company success.

Information Resource Center (IRC)

Our IRC facilitates the transfer of information and serves as a centralized source for technical and business information for the global KLA-Tencor community.

Tuition Reimbursement Program

You keep us ahead of the competition in product innovation, service and commitment to high quality solutions. We value your continued learning and support it through our Education Awards.

Education Awards

Monetary awards for completing degree or certificate programs.

Scholarship Programs

The Urbanek Founders Scholarship Fund provides financial support for the children of employees who continue their education after high school.

“I chose KLA-Tencor to work on cutting edge technology with a market leader, to interact and work with highly motivated, intelligent people, to work in a global environment, to travel to new and exciting places and especially for the work variety. I never get bored at KLA-Tencor, there is always something new and exciting to work on. I also couldn’t say no to the great weather!”
- Technical Support Manager, Silicon Valley, CA
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