21 days ago - req14825

Sr Software / Algorithm Engineer (Pipeline req)

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering


Optical engineering

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering, Physics, Optical engineering


ASML US 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 headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler Arizona, San Jose and San Diego California, Wilton Connecticut, and Hillsboro Oregon.

Job Mission

In the software research and development (R&D) team, you will be a key member to develop high quality software and contribute to all phases of the development process from designing to release. You must be responsible for independently developing and testing the algorithms and turn general requirement definitions into functioning modules. A good candidate should exhibit strategic thinking, be self-motivated and collaborative with team members.

Job Description

  • Solid understanding in data structures and algorithms.

  • Experience in developing and debugging multi-threaded/parallel applications.

  • Familiar with SQL, UNIX environment and scripting languages.

  • Experience in image processing, computational geometry, large data application, high performance computing and scientific simulation is a good plus.

  • Knowledge in semiconductor lithography and IC design is a good plus.


Ph.D. in physics, optics, electrical engineering, computer science, applied mathematics, or related areas.


3 or more years experience in C++ and/or other object-oriented software development.

Personal skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Good experience collaborating with team members.

Context of the position

This position primarily works in an office environment. It requires frequent sitting, standing and walking. Daily use of a computer is required. May stand for extended periods when facilitating meetings.
The physical demands of the position described herein are essential functions of the job and employees must be able to successfully perform these tasks for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made for those individuals with real or perceived disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job described.

Other information

EEO/AA (W/M/Vets/Disability) Employer

Pipeline req