22 days ago - req18627

D&E - YieldStar System Test Engineer (Software) - Linkou

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Linkou, Taiwan


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




ASML isfamous for holistic lithography systems that are used by our customers in thesemiconductor industry to create Integrated Circuits (IC). Within ASML, the BusinessLine “Applications” creates a new type of products (called Yieldstar), ametrology machine, that helps our customers to improve the quality of theirdesigns and their manufacturing process. Taking advantage of customer andmanufacturing proximity, the D&E Applications Software of the ASML Centerof Excellence (ACE) is located in Linkou, Taiwan

Job Mission

It’s your mission to test and report the quality of ASML’sYieldstar products at the system level. You prevent issues from reaching thecustomer

Job Description

As a SystemTest Engineer, you are a member of the System Test & Integration (STI)team. You define, automate, execute and report on system leveltests. You perform bothregression and progression testing in a hardware/software environment

You definethe tests that need to be executed to verify the functionality andperformance of our products. While executing the system tests, youdetect and register issues. You work with development teams in diagnosing theissues and re-testing solutions

You report the issues found and enable the product teamsto judge the impact and risks of the issues. Lead time and test quality areimportant; you continuously seek ways to improve the efficiency andeffectivity of your work. During the alpha test period, the team is expectedto work outside regular office hours

You performseveral of the following tasks, depending on the distribution of tasks withinthe team:
1. Software baseline validation
Executethe basic regression test on the software baseline on a weekly basis
2. Quality check of the project deliverables
Contributeto requirement reviews with respect to testability
Writetest performance specification (TPS) and generate test analysis report (TAR)
Providea quality verdict of the delivered software; Accept/reject deliverables
3. Execute the alpha test of new software packages
Write(part of) the alpha test plan
Executealpha test plan
Reportissues to integration PL
Writetest reports, submit issue tickets
4. Process improvement
Suggestprocess/tooling improvements where necessary
Automatetest cases using ASML’s test automation tool TWIST and other means
Maintainexisting test automation framework and tooling


Bachelordegree or above in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technologyor related subject with emphasis on software engineering


-3 years’experience in testing, preferably in a hardware/software environment

-Solid softwareengineering knowledge, software lifecycle knowledge and Scrum agile way ofworking

-Experiencewith test automation and with several test techniques will be a plus

-Experiencewith software development will be a plus

-ISTQBcertified or a similar certification will be a plus

Personal skills

-Abilityto communicate professionally with colleagues and people with non-SW and/ornon-Asian backgrounds

-Excellentspoken and written English and proven ability to work independently in a team setting and amulti-site environment

-Smart,initiative, assertive, creative and cooperative working attitude andself-propelling personal qualities