KLA Reviews

Updated 18 Jun 2021

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4.0
76%
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93%
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KLA Chief Executive Officer Rick Wallace
Rick Wallace
476 Ratings
Pros
  • "Honestly, just the friendships I made there made it a great work environment(in 64 reviews)

  • "Flexible Work, Good work-life balance(in 61 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work-life balance can be bad/good depending on if your role involves field support(in 69 reviews)

  • "Long hours when working on customer site, High salaries a disadvantage when being made redundant(in 22 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great job

      2 Dec 2020 - Costumer Associate in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people to work with

      Cons

      Long hours and tough work load

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    2. 1.0
      Current Employee

      I have been working at KLA full-time for more than 10 years

      10 May 2020 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Relatively stable company. Some intelligent engineers.

      Cons

      Innovation in software engineering is discouraged, to the detriment of the company and workforce. Excessive numbers of unnecessary meetings harm progress on projects.

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      2 people found this review helpful
    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Process Engineer

      12 Aug 2019 - Process Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The fast pace of work

      Cons

      Limited opportunity for creativity and independent work

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    4. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Software Engineering

      23 Apr 2019 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Relatively stable. OK working environment

      Cons

      Poor benefits, lack of growth and innovation in software engineering

      4 people found this review helpful
    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Life without KT

      27 Jan 2017 - Technical Support Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Large, well paying international company, reward staff with higher than average salaries, recognise talent where applicable Travel opportunities are abundant .

      Cons

      Long hours when working on customer site, High salaries a disadvantage when being made redundant

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      4 people found this review helpful
    6. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Use to be a great and caring company to work!

      11 Aug 2011 -  in Glasgow, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Highly Skilled work force, Leading edge technology!

      Cons

      Work Life balance not good!

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    7. 1.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Software Engineer

      15 Jun 2017 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Interesting technical challenges and some smart people

      Cons

      Intensely political and frustratingly bureaucratic

      2 people found this review helpful
    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      KLA is a great company

      17 Jun 2021 - Senior Customer Support Engineer in Taichung
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People in KLA are quit smart and efficient. You can learn lots of things in KLA.

      Cons

      Customers sometimes are hard to negotiate. Some managers in KLA are also hard to communicate with. Work life is not balance because KLA always wants to keep the lowest manpower.

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Corporate Culture

      16 Jun 2021 - Intern 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Wonderful people with a lot of opportunities to collaborate across teams.

      Cons

      Not too many young people to drive innovation and new ideas

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      No recognition to Senior Engineers

      18 Jun 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Chennai
      Recommend
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      Pros

      1. Challenging work environment 2. Easy to grow with hardwork

      Cons

      1. Young new joiners always get more salary than experienced KLA employees 2. Recognition is poor - No salary leveling concept - Staying for long time will drastically impact the salary - When a 5 years experience guy from other company joins KLA, gets almost same salary of 10 years experienced KLA employee

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