13 days ago - req21270

Senior Software Architect Diagnostics

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




Are you a senior software architect looking for a new challenge with a large scope?
Does the task to coordinate a large group (>25) of junior and senior architects, to drive the evolution of the software architecture of a large complex system, sound appealing to you? And do you have the architectural background to take complex technical decisions?
Then if you have a passion for technology and innovation you’ll want to check us out.

Job Mission

Drive the evolution of the software architecture for the diagnostics domain for all ASML equipment.

Job Description

ASML’s equipment run with large and complex software. This software evolves over time to support the next generation equipment. A team of Platform Architects outlines the direction/roadmaps for several domains. Your domain will be software diagnostics. In your function you need to align cross sector with stakeholders to translate the ASML diagnostics capability requirements into the software diagnostics roadmaps for the ASML’s equipment.

In your function you are also responsible to execute the software diagnostics roadmap. You need to define the impact of the roadmap execution together with the impacted stakeholders (cross sector, ASML customers, etc.) and create work packages that can be deployed to the software teams that are implementing software for specific products. This means that you need define and prioritize (order) the diagnostics related work packages. The packages and priorities need to be aligned with peer architects present in the implementation teams and the involved product managers and line managers.

Finally you create awareness and keep the software community up to date on software diagnostics domain by giving presentations, lectures, create courses, etc.


- MSc/PhD in software engineering / computer science.


- Solid System / Product architecture experience in a complex environment
- 10 years of experience in software architecture for complex high-tech systems for teams of at least 20 software developers
- 5 years of experience in leading senior engineers/architects.

Personal skills

- Initiative and leadership
- Fast learner
- Analytical, pragmatic and result driven (hands-on mentality)
- Open-minded, strong communication skills
- Dealing with resistance, influencing without power
- Perseverance

Context of the position

Sector information

Within ASML the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the specification, design and implementation of the ASML products.
The software platform group in the software architecture department within D&E is responsible for the software architecture that supports all systems for the modularity, data,performance domains. The platform architects define thepatterns, rules and guidelines that enable software engineers to comply to our reference architecture. On top of that the platform architects work together with the product architects on the definition of the required platform software increments to support ASML new products or product increments.

Position in the organization

The senior software architect reports to the manager of the platform architecture group within the software architecture department of ASML D&E organization.