30+ days ago - req13937

Python Software Design Engineer

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




ASML is leading in the worldwide development, production and sales of high end lithography systems for the semiconductor industry. Worldwide over 24.000 people work at ASML, with important settlings in the United States, Asia and the head office in Veldhoven. The employees ofASML share the passion fortechnology with a customer focus.At ASML one works ongoingfor the further developmentand implementation ofcomplex and high-quality technologicalsystems. Working atASML is therefore challengingand extremely dynamic. To remainsuccessful the companyhas ambitious objectives andhigh standard requirements.Within ASML, the sector Developmentand Engineering isresponsible for the specification,design, integration, qualification,and sustaining of allASML products.

Job Mission

As a part of ASML’s Software department, you will provide the software solutions that realize sub-system functions. In close co-operation with colleagues from software and other disciplines (mechatronics, optics, electronics, physics) you are a member of a multi-disciplinary project team. Your solutions emerge from sound software engineering practice and take low effort to develop and maintain.
Enable improvements in calibration, performance and diagnostics software, which support our customers, support organization and the factory in their day-to-day job. This includes application level software development (Python), design, documentation, testing and participation in possibly integration testing in the cleanroom.

Job Description

  • You will specify, design, develop, realize and test subsystems within the limits of system specifications, costs and project planning.
  • You will closely cooperate with other disciplines and suppliers to ensure the timely realization of competitive, achievable and serviceable products.
  • As a software design engineer you need to organize and plan your work for timely achievement of the product and project goals.
  • You will use mainly Python, object oriented design programming and Linux within a highly complex environment.
  • You have a broad interest in the complex, multidisciplinary environment in which we are
  • Though development is mainly in Python, affinity with embedded C++ development is important as well
  • Experience with Matlab is a plus


Bachelor or Master with an education in Computer Science, Informatics, Embedded Systems or equivalent experience.


  • 2-10 year experience in large-scale software applications - embedded programming is preferred.
  • Solid software engineering knowledge: Agile, Scrum, UML, OOP, design patterns, Python, C++

Personal skills

  • You are a high-quality driven engineer, you pay attention to every detail of your work and you leave no room for errors.
  • You want to work in a highly-complex environment where calculations and measurements are done at a nanometer level.
  • You want to impact the world with your work and you want your projects to reach millions of people worldwide.
  • You want to be respected for your work and you want to have some of the best engineers in the world as your colleagues.

Context of the position

Within ASML the next generation of lithography machines is being developed in the EUV (Extreme Ultra Violet) program. In the program a new light source (Source) is introduced which creates EUV.

Other information

This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.

ASML is GDPR compliant, therefore we cannot process applications sent outside of our recruitment system.

If you are interested in this vacancy please apply.