30+ days ago - req14160

Manufacturing - Yieldstar Software Design Engineer - Linkou

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Linkou, Taiwan


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




Within ASML, the sector Development and Engineering (consisting of ca. 2500 engineers) is responsible for the specification, design, integration, qualification and sustaining of all ASML products. While the core of the development programs is based at the ASML headquarters (HQ) in the Netherlands, an increasing number of project deliverables in the area of metrology application are realized by the D&E group of the ASML Center of Excellence (ACE) in Linkou, Taiwan. Taking advantage of customer proximity in Asia, the activities of the group involve customer co-operation to develop (prototype) ASML system software, perform proof-of-principle studies, and deliver best-known methods, as well as design and performance specifications for new metrology products.

Job Mission

The Software Development Engineer delivers stand-alone programs or parts of larger software packages interfaced with ASML system software.

Job Description

-Develop software applications for the semiconductor equipment field, specifically for metrology.

-Translate requirements into SW solutions and continuously improve the code to meet customer’s needs and expectations.

-Design, implement, test and maintain software system, mainly written in C#, C++.

-Participate in integration tests on the system; analyze system issues that have been found during the integration tests.

-Thoroughly document SW design, testing results and publish them internally.

-Remotely align with HQ software development team on SW interfaces, version control, patch releases, debugging, etc. in a self-propelling manner.


BS or above in Computer Science or a related subject with emphasis on software development


-3+ years of work experience as a software developer

-Hands-on experience on the .NET platform (C#, LINQ, Threading, Remoting, WPF, XML, IO, etc.).

-Familiar with SW development life-cycles, UML, OOP, design patterns and best practices.

-Relevant work experience in SW configuration management, installation solution and release management are helpful.

-Career interest in SW testing, integration, quality assurance and issue management will be a plus.

Personal skills

-Excellent presentation and communication in English
-Committed, flexible and ambitious team player
-Strong analytical and solution-provided capability
-Assertive, initiative,creative and cooperative working attitude
-Good interpersonal skills with leadership qualities or potential

Context of the position

The holder of the position reports to the manager of ACE YieldStar Sustaining Engineering.

Other information

Workplace: ACE (ASML Taiwan, Linkou). Occasional travel to ASML HQ in the Netherlands is a basic expectation of the position.