30+ days ago - req10295

Senior Architect - Equipment Data Management

Research & development

Data science

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Data science




For ASML data is an asset which has an increasing business value and which we need to protect and properly manage. Therefor managing our data assets (quality, definitions, owners, change control) becomes increasingly important within ASML. Recently a ASML data policy has been defined which clarifies the way ASML plans to handle its data assets in relation to its customers.

Job Mission

As Senior Architect Equipment Data Management you are responsible to set up, manage and guard the required architecture for proper change control on data that is generated by ASML equipment.You will restructure existing change control boards as needed and act as chairman. You will continuously drive for improving the control on changes to (and the value of) equipment data in line with agreements and in such a way that our customers are informed timely and sufficiently. If needed you will actively define and lead the required changes to adopt existing agreements, ways of working and processes. To achieve this you will involve the right expertise from other architects and data experts, engage and motivate people to do the required change management and successfully bring data change control to a higher maturity level.

Job Description

Lead and continuously improve change control boards and processesfor data that isgenerated by ASML equipment.
Ensure an architecture is in place in which changes to equipmentdata and metadata do not unexpectedly impact the functioning of ourequipment and are timely communicated to stakeholders (customers and ASMLinternal departments and users).
Seek for best practices on data change control and data managementand innovate accordingly.
Embed equipment data change control and data management inexisting processes (e.g. software development process).
Continuously look for architectural improvements for equipmentdata management.
Lead/participate in related data technical competences.


  • Master degree in field of Technology, IT or Business
  • Data management process experience and knowledge
  • Preferably knowledge of Data Management Body Of Knowledge (DMBOK) or comparable
  • Knowledge on managing data from change control process, including data quality frameworks and standards


Minimum of 10 years of experience in high-tech environment (orcomparable complex R&D environment), preferably in the field of data architecture,data definitions, data management processes and data management
Experience in data related projects (data analytics, dataquality,data governance orcomparable) is a must.
Knowledge of data structures and modeling

Personal skills

  • Act decisively
  • Customer-focused
  • Can deal with resistance and manage criticism
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Show critical sense
  • Take responsibility
  • Think broadly
  • Build relationships at different levels
  • Check and maintain quality
  • Organize & Delegate
  • Demonstrate flexibility
  • Good communication skills and proficiency in the English language

Context of the position

The mission of the data governance group within D&E software is to define and drive a collection of practices and processes which help to ensure the formal management of data assets for ASML equipment as well as the implementation of the data policy. This includes defining required roles, required applications, required governance structures. The Data Governance group is currently in a start-up phase and focuses on topics like data quality, data change control board, data catalog and data classifications, supporting the data policy implementation and other equipment data related topics.In this position you will report to the Group Lead Data Governance.

Other information

This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.

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