30+ days ago - req19962

Staff Product Engineer - OPC

Research & development

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


San Jose - 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 or information, 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. These questions assist the Company in determining whether an individual qualifies for the position.Business demands may require ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology

Job Mission

We are looking to hire a highly motivated, hands-on technical individual to support our state of the art Optical Proximity Correction product (OPC+). This position will be in our OPCPEG(Product Engineering Group) organization.

Job Description

The Product Engineering group is responsible for Tool Benchmark / New engagements, Product Definition (PRD), release testing with acceptance tests, second-line support of current accounts, and Training (internal / external). The team functions as a link between R&D and customers and interacts with most of the other teams (Marketing, Field, Sales, QA, etc.); therefore this job provides a broad exposure to whole pictures of the product. PEG engineers play a key role in shaping and directing product growth and development.

  • Strong problem solving and innovative thinking skills
  • In-depth knowledge of lithography process
  • Intermediate / advanced software programming skills: for example, python, lua, C/C++, and/or MATLAB


PhD or M in Electrical Engineering, Mathematical Engineering, Computer science, Physics, Imaging science, Mechanics, or equivalent experience.


  • 5 or more years of hands-on experience in semiconductor technology engineering with an emphasis on computational lithography, lithography, semiconductor processing, or related fields
  • In-depth research or engineering experience
  • Direct experience in OPC (Optical Proximity Correction), including lithography simulation, RET, or advanced mask technology is a plus
  • Direct experience in inverse lithography is a plus
  • Direct experience in machine learning is a plus

Personal skills

  • Strong problem solving and innovative thinking skills
  • In-depth knowledge of lithography process
  • Quick learner and flexibility are key attributes
  • Ability to work independently and also effectively as a member of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability