21 days ago - req20310

Staff Test Software Engineer

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell

Location

San Diego - CA, US

Team

Research & development

Experience

8+ years

Degree

Bachelor

Job Category

Computer science & software engineering

Introduction

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring 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, 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.

Job Mission

Are you interested in complex technology that enables the world to have leading edge electronic devices?Would you like to contribute to the rise of enhanced cell phones, self-driving automobiles, and the internet of things?Well, the photons created by Cymer’s light sources are a key part of making this happen.Be a part of this driving force and join Cymer’s team of deep ultraviolet (DUV) laser design engineers.This test software engineer position will develop test tools to characterize new design concepts of modules and system features and qualify final designs for release to production and fielded systems.

This position may require 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 the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Job Description

As a member of the engineering team, supports research & development and manufacturing operations in the development of tests for modules, sub-systems, and the fully integrated system.Defines, designs, implements, and maintains engineering and manufacturing automated test equipment, test strategies, test software and specifications for sub-assemblies and complete systems.These are electrical, electromechanical and optical in nature.Designs and/or selects test equipment capable of implementing the tests and includes designing for real-time embedded programming of FPGA devices (such as LabVIEW Realtime using National Instruments sbRIO devices).Troubleshoots product and test equipment and qualifies test process and equipment.Completes test software requirements, specifications, designs and procedures for new products.Plans the development, schedules, and equipment required for testing and evaluating standard and special devices.This includes working with outsourced design partners and reviewing and managing their projects.Releases these tests in a controlled environment and transfers knowledge to users.

  • Develops and performs a wide variety of electrical, optical and mechanical test processes.
  • Defines test requirements and specifications based upon design documents and user requests.
  • Develop automated (LabView, Test Stand, Matlab & Python) test code to control our laser operating conditions and analyze data according to test requirements and specifications.
  • Assists other test engineers for best common solutions.
  • Produces clear, concise documentation in defined Cymer formats.
  • Demonstrates the test equipment and process meets the requirements through verification testing.
  • Validates test equipment design ideas by calculating stack up tolerances, providing analysis of options.
  • Sets up standard optical table and diagnostic equipment according to general instructions.
  • Troubleshoots and isolates problems in laboratory equipment.
  • Uses sophisticated computer programs and diagnostic equipment to test laser performance according to descriptive instructions.
  • Performs optical alignment of laser systems or external diagnostic equipment based upon general instructions
  • May be assigned to a special project, such as instrument construction and alignment, working under descriptive instructions
  • Responsible for Lab safe operation.
  • Collects data, analyzes it, summarizes results, and prepares presentation of results for review.
  • Gathers information from drawings, specifications and design engineers necessary to develop tests and documentation.
  • Hold design reviews for applications developed
  • Participates in acceptance testing the design.
  • Compiles test data to demonstrate the test equipment built meets the specified requirements.
  • Interfaces with system software engineers, optical engineers, algorithm and controls engineers to ensure successful software and hardware integration.
  • Writes test procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Occasional travel to customer locations around the globe is required (<5%)

Education

  • B.S. Degree in Electronics, Computer Science, Optics, Physical Sciences, or related field of Engineering.

Experience

  • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant, work related experience is required.
  • Requires LABVIEW RT and Embedded Development experience. Certified LabView Embedded Developer (CLED) preferred.
  • Experience developing test software.Ability to design data acquisition & processing applications with software such as LabVIEW, LabVIEW Real-Time, LV Test Stand and MATLAB, Python.
  • Experience developing data collection systems, statistical analysis, and report summarization.Effectively reports problems through written and/or graphical formats.
  • Requires the ability to read and interpret engineering specifications, maintenance manuals and engineering sketches.
  • Requires the ability to utilize and interface to standard test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, signal generators and power meters with no direction.
  • Requires the ability to use optical measurement devices such as spectrometers, spectrophotometers, imaging setups, and the etc. on a routine basis.
  • Knowledge of LASERs (knowledge of excimer laser operation preferred).
  • Proficient at designing and running tests to evaluate power distribution, digital, analog and serial signals, and optical beam parameters.
  • Proficient in reading and creating electrical schematics and using manufacturers’ product cut sheets to select components to purchase.
  • Preferred experience in analog or digital technology and optics.
  • Ability to use routine software applications such as MS Word and MS Excel to produce reports and graphs is required.
  • Understanding of manufacturing test, including how and what to test for production and engineering design verification.
  • Ability to calculate voltage drops, tolerance stack up, acceptance criteria, fusing, cable and connector requirements.
  • Ability to apply algebra, geometry, and statistics skills.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to use MS Word, Excel, CAD Drawing (ORCAD, AUTOCAD, and/or Visio), and electronic e-mail systems.

Personal skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills, with an advanced understanding of customer relationship building.
  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions.
  • Ability to write notes in a laboratory journal listing daily activities and write weekly report summarizing accomplishments.
  • Possesses good oral presentation skills and be able to effectively present results in a team meeting.
  • 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 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.

Context of the position

  • The test engineering position is within the Test Engineering team within the Product Development Group.This essential position works with each of the development teams, such as Systems Engineering, Optics Engineering, Controls and Software Engineering, and is responsible for ensuring product designs meet our requirements and specifications.This work is fast paced and very dynamic

Other information

  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel (specify domestic and/or international) dependent on business needs – specify percentage of travel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • 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 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 and deadlines.
  • 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 manager, co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability