30+ days ago - req21268

Senior Software Architect Security

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 reference architecture regarding the product security 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 software platform architects outlines the direction/roadmaps for several domains. Your domain will be product security.In your function you need to align with many (cross sector) stakeholders and translate the ASML product security policy into a product software security roadmap. This roadmap includes amongst others security with respect to: software, 3rd party software, operating systems, and computer systems infrastructure.

In your function you are responsible to deploy the product software security roadmap. In this sense you are responsible to define work packages that need to be aligned and prioritized with the impacted software clusters and put on the backlogs of the software teams involved. Next you need to be in the PIPE events (SAFe WOW) to secure that the backlog gets executed.

Finally you create awareness and keep the software community up to date on software security aspects by defining secure software development processes, giving presentations, lectures, create courses, etc.


- MSc/PhD in software engineering / computer science
- CISSP certification is a pre.


- Solid System / Product security architecture experience in a complex environment
- Extensive experience in information security and/or IT risk management with a focus on security, performance and reliability
- Solid understanding of security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorization and security
- 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

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

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.