27 days ago - req15643

Software Facilities Engineer - Support

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




Do you want to work at the world market leader in scanning lithography technology within the software department where we deal with the largest code base in one archive ClearCase?

Would you like to work in our new software platform where we work with facilitating software (host OS, patch tooling, generic code for communication between tasks/hosts; machine configuration; machine diagnostics; generic user interface components (VNC); etc.) to give support to the complete ASML software community?

We have a job for you!

Job Mission

You will be part of our Front Office which acts as the “doorbell” for the SICS(Software Infrastructure and Computer Systems) Platform where you will join the support team to help people by answering questions, defining solution proposals to help other teams solve issues.

The Front Office team consists of:

  • an embedded part (close to the hardware, (RT)OS, networking, storage, etc.)
  • a facilitating layer abstracting the hardware (system start, system configuration, communication layer, etc.)

This role concerns the embedded part.

Job Description

For a lot of issues it is not directly clear what might be the root cause which could also be outside the group. Therefore we expect that ownership is taken and interaction with stakeholders and people outside the group is started. This can take place under time pressure so you should be able to cope with that. In terms of soft skills, a big challenge will be to find the right people to help you and to be able to make them willing to help you.
The following activities are part of the job:

  • Adapt and extend the current framework including the belonging test suite.
  • Deliver the required support to stakeholders and clients.
  • Report daily on your progress in stand up meetings.
  • Propose improvements were possible


Bachelor (or Master Level) – Technical


  • At least have 5 years’ experience in embedded systems.
  • Communication protocols / networking: DHCP, TCP/IP, UDP, SSH, Telnet, VNC
  • Machine performance diagnostics: atop, TPTviewer, T-iPPs, tcpdump (snoop)
  • Configuration management / disk SMART / RAID / File systems
  • Knowledge of debugging and able to add non-intrusive diagnostics
  • Knowledge of C / Python / C++ / Shell scripting (ksh, bash)
  • Knowledge of scripting / tooling.
  • Experience with Linux (occasionally Solaris) / Windows / Office applications
  • SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) way of working

Personal skills

  • Enthusiastic, flexible and assertive
  • Multi-tasking/dynamic
  • Communication skills
  • Able to influence without power
  • Proactive attitude
  • Searching own challenges
  • Organize work effectively and logical
  • Able to prioritize
  • High degree of autonomy

Context of the position

Within ASML, the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the specification, design and engineering of the ASML products. Within D&E, the Software Cluster is concerned with the design, development, testing and integration of the complete software package which drives a generation of ASML products.

Inside the software cluster, the department Software Infrastructure and Computer Systems (SICS) is responsible for the integration and releasing of newly developed platform software, often in close cooperation with the electronics development department. This SICS platform drives a generation of several ASML products. You will be part in a software development team within the SICS department.
Agile is meant to optimize predictability and control risks via an iterative, incremental approach, to be able to develop and deliver sustainable and high value product/software solutions. Agile is not confined to application SW only and the methodology is currently being applied in DE Apps, DE SW and IT (both SW only as well as multi-disciplinary environment)
Not only time to market & functionality, but also reliability and availability are important aspects of the product. Typically multiple customers and affiliated internal stakeholders like Marketing, Program, Applications Engineering and local teams are stakeholders. Contributing to the complexity of the job are the number of internal & external stakeholders, the number of end customers, the number of the domains/disciplines involved, the nature of the functionality and the size of the system.
The mandate/authority is defined by the project organization (e.g. Product Development Manager, Marketing), they make the decisions, and the budget is owned by the PDM.

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.

ASML does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered ASML’s property, and ASML will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers without contacting the Resource Center Department.

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

If you are interested in this vacancy please apply.