VDI Architect


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In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands




8+ years



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ASML is a world leader in the manufacture of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry. The company offers an integrated portfolio for manufacturing complex integrated circuits (also called ICs or chips). ASML designs, develops, integrates, markets and services advanced systems used by customers – the major global semiconductor manufacturers – to create chips that power a wide array of electronic, communications and information technology products.

Job Mission

In order to provide the software development community at ASML with a great VDI we are looking for IT architect to join our team. Together with your VDI team you will be responsible for the end-to-end development, delivery, and support of the VDI service for over 3500, and growing, software developers.

Job Description

As an Architect in our VDI team you will be:
-Driving innovation in our VDI service offering by researching new technologies
-Providing technical leadership in your role as a technical expert.
-Co-develop the product roadmap with the product owner.
-Part of an Agile DevOps team, where you will work in close collaboration with the product owner to design and realize new features.
-Interacting directly with end-users and co-developing teams to share your expert knowledge of our product.
-Interacting with fellow architects and the solution owner to align a complex landscape of IT solutions.
-Challenging your product owner, to maintain a healthy balance between state-of-the-art technology, security, performance, and stability.
The VDI stack consist of Citrix and VMware, development and deployment is done using Puppet, git, Terraform, and Jenkins. We are running over 2000 Linux VDIs and are looking to expand the Linux stack and provide Windows VDIs.


Bachelor or Master level education in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related fields.


-You have 3+ year of experience as a VDI architect,
-Experience with delivering Windows VDIs on a Citrix platform,
-Affinity with software development,
-You have an automation/config management mindset (Puppet, Terraform, RunDeck, Jenkins),
-Experience working in an Agile DevOps environment,
-You are fluent in the English language, both spoken and written,
-You have experience with virtualization technology such as VMware,
-You have experience with operating Systems: Linux or Windows

Personal skills

- Customer focused,
- Accustomed tocontext switching in a fast paced environment,
- Can-do mentality,
- Focus on results,
- Desire to complete challenging tasks and learn on the go.

Context of the position

The engineering IT services Software (EIS-SW) group within ASML is responsible for the development environments (software and hardware) used by ASML software developers in order to produce commercial software products. This environment consists of an integrated development, build, test and release environment and must be capable to support Continuous Integration throughout the lifecycle and configuration management of the ASML product software.

Other Information

To attract and retain the best people, we have a competitive employment conditions package, including

-Fixed 13th month;
-Attractive profit scheme (2018: 18%)
-27 holidays and 13 additional free days.

ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the dedication of a company that recognizes and rewards extraordinary performance.