4 days ago - req12930

Design Engineer EUV Illumination

Research & development

Optical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


0-2 years



Job Category

Optical engineering




ASML is relentlessly driving the semiconductor industry’s ongoing quest for producing faster, smarter and more energy efficient chips. We are a young, dynamic, international and highly skilled workforce creating, with strong support of our suppliers, the lithographic tools the industry needs to achieve its goals. We are looking for a design engineer that takes the challenge to design, test and integrate, together with the project team, the illumination function into our EUV scanners.

Job Mission

As a design engineer in the EUV Imaging and Control development department you will be operating in a fast paced and multidisciplinary environment in one of our illumination projects.
You will be part of a project team and contribute to deliver the EUV illumination function for one of our EUV scanner types. These deliveries include also aspects related to cost, availability and reliability and cycle time. Your responsibility is to take one of the
project deliverables and drive that towards completion. This includes documentation, implementation, qualification & integration as well as issue handling and support the team on customer specific requests. In order to fulfill this role you need to align within in the team on technical aspects, scope, planning and progress. Also you need to collaborate with different competences and sectors (systems engineering, marketing and customer support) within ASML. Using your technical knowledge, analytical thinking and people skills you will work closely together with the project team and interfacing projects and sectors.

Job Description

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Contribute, in a team, to the development of pupil functionality for EUV
  • Specify, design, support implementation, qualify and integrate new functionality
    related to pupils
  • Contribute to interaction with systems engineering, marketing and customers
  • Contribute to generation and maintenance of proofbook data and machine
    performance overviews and support trouble shooting and escalations


Master’s degree or PhD in physics / optics / imaging.


Experience (>2 years) in a multidisciplinary environment related to design and integration of complex systems is needed, preferably with a focus on / clear contributions to optical systems and applications of optical systems. Some experience with customer interactions and system integration is an advantage. Also experience with Matlab is an advantage.

Personal skills

The following personal skills are crucial to a successful execution:

  • Ability to think on a functional level and in design details
  • Ability to integrate and troubleshoot functions in complex systems
  • Ability to switch between complex matters and high-level conclusions, ability to
    convey these in an understandable fashion.
  • Team player with ability to build network towards other parts of the ASML
  • Self-propelling, showing initiative and drive
  • Flexible, result driven and committed
  • Good analytical skills and drive for quality.

Context of the position

Within ASML, the Sector Development and Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the planning, development, and delivery of integrated solutions that meet business requirements. This responsibility also includes the specification of trade-offs across sectors.
The department DE EUV Imaging & Control is responsible for delivery of the illumination, dose control, projection and wafer clamping functions as well as contamination control for EUV. The department supplies resources, means and methods and technology to ensure these deliveries in all the different product phases. The holder of this position is reporting to the DE EUV I&C Illumination & Dose Control Group Leader.

Other information

High quality people are a key asset to our company. To recognize that, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits packages to attract and retain the very best people and let them share in the success that they build. Our rewards philosophy is to attract and retain specific professional knowledge and competencies within the company by offering a competitive package in local markets where ASML is active.