30+ days ago - req21227

D&E - Software Design Engineer - Linkou

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Linkou, Taiwan


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




Would you like to create novel software that helps make Moore's Law possible? Would you like to create and implement Java software designs that help our customers - semiconductors manufacturers - reach new standards of quality and create smaller and faster computer chips? At ASML we create full-stack software products that run in the most modern Semiconductor Fabs in the world, and we are always pushing the boundary of what is possible.

We are always looking for talented Java developers who know how to apply the latest Java SE or Java EE technologies, to join the teams responsible for creating software for automation of high volume manufacturing in semiconductor fabs. This could be your next job, so if you would like to join us - please apply

Within ASML, the sector Development and Engineering is responsible for the specification, design, integration, qualification, and sustaining of all ASML products. Taking advantage of customer and manufacturing proximity, the D&E Applications Software of the ASML Center of Excellence (ACE) is located in Linkou, Taiwan

Job Mission

As a Javadeveloper you will join one of our multinational Scrum teams to create stateof the art software solutions. Teams are composed of five to ten [SA1] developers, a Scrum Master and a Product Owner. We arecommitted to follow the Agile way of working, with sprints and demos everytwo weeks, aiming for frequent releases of working software. In all teams wecooperate with internal and external experts from different knowledge domainsto discover and build the best solutions possible. We use tools likeContinuous Integration with GIT,Jira and Bamboo. We move fast to help ourcustomers reach their goals, and we strive to create reliable and well-testedsoftware, as a failure in our software stack can severely impact customers'operations.

Workplace: ACE (ASML Taiwan, Linkou). Travel to the customer sites or the development headquarters (HQ) in the Netherlands for on-the-job training may be needed as part of the assignment

Job Description

All thesededicated Java teams work in unison on different products and platforms acrossASML. Their domains are one or more of: (basically here are the differentjava teams explained in short).
- Creationof software infrastructure using Java EE which provides access to SQL andNoSQL storage, reliably manages job queues with switch-over and fail-overfeatures, periodically collects of information from networked systems in theFab and offers big-data-like storage and computational capabilities;
- Creationof a solution on-site that continuously monitors all scanners in a customer’sdomain. The server can detect (upcoming) system failure and identify whatcorrective actions are needed;
- Providingindustrial automation tasks that take care of unattended complex adjustmentsto the manufacturing process, to enable highest yields in High Volume Manufacturing;
- Developmentof algorithms that give our customers the power to reach optimal resultsduring manufacturing;
- Creationof applications that help fine-tune the manufacturing process, helpingprocess engineers navigate the complexities of process set-up throughexcellent UX design;
- Creationof visualization and analytics applications, for visual performancemonitoring and to help dig through huge amounts of data to pinpoint potentialissues and solutions. For these applications, we use Spotfire and R as maintechnologies.
- Selectionand management of IT infrastructure that helps us run the software on amulti-blade server with plenty of storage. In this area, we usevirtualization technologies, Linux, Python and Splunk next to Java;
- Useemerging technologies to turn vision into reality, e.g. on big data andmachine learning;


A relevantBSc or MSc in the area of software engineering, computer science, informationsystems, IT or electronics


If you already have Javasoftware development experience in the high-tech industry, and you areapplying for a medior, or a senior position; you need to have thefollowing experience:

- At least 4years of Java SE or Java EE development
- Design anddevelopment of server-side software using object-oriented paradigm
- Creation ofautomated unit and integration tests using mocks and stubs
- Working with Continuous Integration
- Working as a part of a Scrum team

Having this experience is a plus:
- Creation ofweb-based user interfaces
- Affinity withmath, data science or machine learning

Are you applying as a junior; (we need to have a discussion whatwe see as a junior; and what the minimum speccs would be)

- 1 to 2 years ofrelevant Java experience. I.e. Java SE/EE 1.8 or newer;
- Development ofserver-side software using object-oriented paradigm;
- Creation ofautomated unit and integration tests using mocks and stubs;
- Familiar with Continuous Integration;
- Having knowledge of, or already working as part of a Scrumteam.

Having this experience is a plus:
- Creation ofweb-based user interfaces
- Affinity withmath, data science or machine learning

Personal skills

- You should first of all be passionate about technology andshould be excited by the idea that his work will impact millions of end-usersworldwide.
- You should be analytical, product and quality-oriented.
- You like to investigate issues, you are creative insolving problems
- You are open-minded, you like to discuss about technicalchallenges and you want to push the boundaries of technology.
- You are an innovator and you constantly seek to improveyour knowledge and your work.
- You take ownership and you support your team, you are thebackbone of your group.
- You are client and quality oriented – you do not settlefor second best solutions, but you strive to find the best ways to acquiretop results.