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Sr. Application Engineer- SEM

Customer support

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In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Customer support


3-7 years



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ASML US brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ, San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA.

Hermes Microvision, Inc. (HMI), an ASML company, is a leading supplier of advanced E-beam inspection and pattern verification systems used for advanced semiconductor devices. HMI has multiple years of e-beam application experience and leadership in semiconductor factories, focused on high resolution and voltage contrast imaging. As part of ASML, HMI will boost ASML’s holistic lithographic portfolio of (i) lithography exposure systems, (ii) computational lithography and (iii) metrology. Between these three cornerstones ASML offers application products for process window enhancement, control and detection. We are located in the heart of San Jose and growing!

Job Mission

As a Senior Application Engineer SEM( Scanning Electron Microscopy) at ASML San Jose, you will develop applications for e-beam defect inspection and metrology.

Job Description

  • Develop applications for e-beam defect inspection and metrology
  • Demonstrate new product value and improve product performance during customer engagement projects at worldwide leading-edge semiconductor manufacturers
  • Conducting customer engagement projects to demonstrate and improve the performance of our products
  • Technical interface between customers and ASML , to identify technical requirements and drive engineering development in headquarter
  • Implement latest product features and technologies at customer


PhD or M.Sc.in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering or Related degree.


  • Three (3) or more years of experiencein Semiconductor engineering environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CD/overlay metrology, defect inspection and/or semiconductor process
  • Must have hands on experience with SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy)and/or optical metrology system
  • Insight into leading-edge chipmakers’ needs in terms of device design, process monitoring and control
  • Must able to work independently and also effectively as a member of a team.

Personal skills

  • Strong English Communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Must be able to work independently and effectively as a member of a team