30+ days ago - req11294

Optical Coating Engineer


Optical engineering

Other technical job categories

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US




3-7 years



Job Category

Optical engineering, Other technical job categories, Other technical job categories


ASML 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 main headquarters are located in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we also have 18 office locations around the United States- including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ, San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA.

Job Mission

ASML is a world leader in the manufacture of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry.ASML’s corporate headquarters is in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. Manufacturing sites and research and development facilities are located in Connecticut, California and the Netherlands. Technology development centers and training facilities are located in the United States, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, and Taiwan. Additionally, ASML provides optimal service to its customers via over 50 sales and service organizations in 16 countries. Founded in the Netherlands in 1984, the company is publicly traded on Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ under the symbol ASML.

Job Description

Successful candidate will work directly with coating engineering staff and technicians using state of the art vacuum deposition equipment, will help oversee current production processes and assist in developing future processes.

Create detailed process documentation. Perform detailed vacuum system characterization
which will include optical coating chemical evaluation. Candidate will also assist in trouble shooting equipment problems and help establish maintenance protocols.

-Proficient with Optical Thin design software (with emphasis on Filmstar. TF Calc or Optilayer a plus) for development, process improvement and problem diagnosis.
-Experience in PVD processes including electron beam, IAD, sputter processes. Experience in the DUV, visible. PECVD a plus.
-Very hands support of existing production processes and active involvement with process improvement.
-Able to provide detail instructions and oversight of technicians, interact with engineers and management.
-Self-managed and organized.
-Program management capabilities a plus.


BS desired in Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, or equivalent experience.


2+ years in optical coating, vacuum deposition processes for optical applications, vacuum chamber operation, optical coating design.
IAD and sputtering experience a plus. PECVD +.
Thin film coating design software experience (Filmstar, TF Calc, Optilayer).
Possess good computer competency.

Personal skills

-Candidate must be hands on.
-Work as a team member.

Context of the position

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
-The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
-The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
-May require travel dependent on company needs.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
-Can work under deadlines.
-The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
-Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
-Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
-Can learn and apply new information or skills.

This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Other information

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability