19 days ago - req13940

Senior Software Development Lead

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




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

We are looking for hardworking and results-oriented software engineers with a passion for programming and who enjoy leading a dynamic multidisciplinary team responsible for developing the embedded software used to control lithography machines.

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

You will be responsible for the effort estimate and risk assessment with support of software architects. You will be making sure that your team has a valid plan by coordinating with your technical lead. Also, you will lead the implementation and direct the tasks of the team. You are expected to show a strong drive to raise issues you cannot solve yourself and also show strong leadership to make sure the software is delivered on time with high quality.

You will be working closely with the project lead for schedules and with your group lead for resources. The planning must be kept up to date. All this is discussed and reviewed with your group lead. In a matter of days our customers will now be using the software which is expected to not impact their production capacity.

You will also participate in continuous process improvement activities aimed at ensuring the processes and tools used throughout software development lifecycle are increasing the team’s ability to develop high quality software in the most efficient manner.


-Undergraduate degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
-Master’s degree is a plus.


-Minimum of ten years of experience in C and/or C++.
-Experience working on Linux and/or Solaris platforms.
-2+ years’ experience as Senior Software Development Lead or related.
-Proven leadership skills.
-Experience in Microsoft Project, is a plus.
-Experience in Clearcase, is a plus.

Personal skills

-You are somebody who also takes action to get issues resolved quickly.
-Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
-Excellent communication skills.

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.

Other information

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