Architect Extreme Ultraviolet Projection

Research & Development



In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & Development


8+ years



Job Category

Optics, Physics




The D&E Image and Control department is part of the EUV Business line of ASML. Its task is to develop, deliver, integrate and qualify the optical column including metrology applications on spec., within time and budget.

Job Mission

The candidate is responsible for integrated ASML POB design studies with special focus on the set-up, calibration and recovery of the NXE:3600 projection function.

Job Description

-The candidate applies his or her system engineering expertise and experience in hands-on product development to define, steer and/or support the concepts and detailed design studies of mechanical alignment, coarse and fine alignment, set-up, calibration, diagnostics, and recovery of NXE:3600 projection function.
-finds the best solutions for the projection system for our customers in terms of best optical performance at the specified system availability, thereby aligning with system metrology, Zeiss/ASML Mirror Positioning Measurement, Illumination, Zeiss/ASML alignment tooling development teams, Lens-model development, ICA architecture, ASML sensor systems, Mechanical Layout, Thermal Engineering, POB Mechatronic System design, EUV Projection SW development, system engineering and imaging architects.
-The candidate aligns / teams-up with Projection function architect


Msc. or PhD in Physics and specialization in Optics.


->10y experience as architect or lead engineer of highly complex module
-demonstrated affinity to perform both detailed engineering and making comprehensive system overviews
-a background in optics is a pre

Personal skills

Strong analytic and communicational skills, and ability to interact with different intercultural teams

Context of the position

The holder of the position reports to the group leader Projection, and is operational within multidisciplinary projects. The group is responsible for realizing projection function by providing the means and methods to enable excellent customer imaging, overlay, throughput and availability.