30+ days ago - req18245

Physics design engineer with tooling/MATLAB affinity

Research & development


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category





The DUV Optical Column department is responsible for developing the optical systems that are used for projecting an ic-design layer onto the wafer. The department is divided into multiple groups each of which works in its own specialist subsystem / area.

Job Mission

To contribute to various stages of development, integration, issue resolution and qualification of projection sub-systems by specializing in the design and analysis of optical sub-systems and control algorithms. The main focus is on creation, integration and maintenance of analyses software.

Job Description

Part of the job is focused on creating qualified software tooling

  • Support design engineers to write high quality scripts which can be easily incorporated in the framework
  • Develop and maintain MATLAB based tools
  • Develop and maintain secure standalone versions
  • Creation and maintenance of unit testers
  • Design and implement reusable components and services

Part of the job is supporting the projection team

  • Specifies, designs and makes tests for system qualification, testing tools and materials needed; supervises the making of models and prototypes and carries out the optical tests and adapts the design accordingly
  • During customer escalations, analysis the problem and defines containment and solution, on site if needed
  • Maintains close contact with suppliers of optical components with respect to technical specifications and usage demands
  • Ensures the modularity, reparability and serviceability of the designs and control loops
  • Drives the integration of the improvements of optical sub-system and control models into ASML products, analyses the problems, and drives solutions (CR/CSR).


Technical University Master’s in applied physics, technische natuurkunde or related.


  • Experience in the field of high-tech system development
  • Professional user knowledge of MATLAB
  • Experience with creating high quality code and scripting in MATLAB for e.g. data analysis
  • Broad knowledge of optical systems and system control algorithms
  • You have experience working in multidisciplinary project teams
  • Knowledge of software quality industry standard processes and testing methodologies

Personal skills

  • Initiative, discipline, decisiveness, team spirit
  • Leadership skills next to analytical ability with a pragmatic and pro-active attitude
  • Ability to switch between in-depth technology and pragmatic problem solving
  • Good communicational skills and good command of the English language.

Context of the position

The holder of this position reports to the Group Leader DUV Projection and operates within a multidisciplinary development team.

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