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System Test Architect

Research & development

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Other technical job categories




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.

“This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.”

Job Mission

The System Test Architect defines the integration and verification strategy in order to support the release of a new defined valid system configuration. The strategy is based on risk assessments, product requirements and design deltas. In the preparation phase you will technically lead a team of System Test Engineers which detail out High Level Integration Steps. During the execution phase, the System Test Architect reports on the integration and verification status. When system issues arise, the STA will help to analyze these issues and provide support in the definition and testing of the proposed solutions.

Job Description

  • Defines and owns the risk based integration and verification strategy using the High Level PERT
  • Owns and drives alpha test definition (TPS) and completion (TAR) at system level
  • Contributes to the integration planning
  • Keeps the integration contents and strategy aligned with all stakeholders (product SE, SI PL & SI PCM, PDM)
  • Contributes to risk assessments and IRR
  • Contributes to the machine configuration proposal(s) and the sequence verification
  • Drives projects to secure early risk reduction through pre-integration testing
  • Key Integration stakeholder in design decisions and reviews
  • Contributes to technical roadmap planning


BS in an Engineering discipline, or Physics


Minimum qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years ofrelevant experience
  • Excellent communication skills, and demonstrated ability to align communication with various teams.
  • Analytically strong, enthusiastic, flexible, assertive, proactive, structured;
  • Ability to interface/cooperate with different people on different organizational levels;
  • Ability/willingness to work at local sites for short periods (max. 2 weeks/year)

Personal skills

  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret technical data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

Other information

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability