30+ days ago - req24495

Sr. Product Engineer - Platform

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

Electrical engineering


In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


0-2 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering, Electrical engineering, Physics


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.

Job Mission

We are looking for a highly motivated, hands-on technical individual to support our state of the art products. This position will be in our Platform PEG (Product Engineering Group) organization. The Platform Product Engineering group is responsible for feasibility study of proposed new platform capabilities, software integration among product, defining use cases for new product feature proof data, writing Product Requirement Definition (PRD) for new features, second-line support of current accounts and new customer engagements, feature qualification and acceptance tests. The team works closely with software developers, marketing, sales, SQA, other PEG teams, and field organizations, as well as customer. Therefore this job provides a broad exposure to whole pictures of different products. PEG engineers play a key role in shaping and directing product growth and development. This job also provides excellent career development opportunities thanks to its broad work scope.

Job Description

As a member of the Platform Product Engineering team, you will be a key team player responsible for solving escalated platform issues from both customers and field application engineers, and assist with improving the deployment and integration of ASML’s Computational Lithography Software in customer environments. You will perform research for optimum solutions that can be transparent to customers during a product update or migration, and provide generic or custom solutions that fit within the customer automation flow. As part of a team that shapes the future, you will be responsible for training field application engineers as well as customers, if required, on any product updates or new tools. You will also assist in drafting technical documents, best practices, release notes, knowledge articles, and technical procedures that all constitute part of our knowledge transfer to customers. The Product Engineering position is both customer oriented and product oriented.

  • Customer oriented
  • Execute and manage beta engagements, demos, and evaluations prior to release
  • Provide new feature proof data based on marketing requirements
  • Identify/validate use cases and communicate key learning to product team from customer engagements
  • Provide 2nd line of pre- and post-sale customer support
  • Product oriented
  • Define product features and usage requirements based on marketing requirements and customer interaction
  • Perform or assist feasibility studies
  • Support R&D on new feature development and SQA on testing
  • Write and perform acceptance tests for newly developed features for each release
  • Develop solution-oriented applications (scripts, integration flows, etc.)
  • Develop knowledge transfer material and training support: best practice documents, training materials, and application notes
  • Provide training to field application engineers and customers


PhD or Master’s (MS) degree in Computer Science or Engineering


  • 0-2 years of experience in the field of Electronic Design Automation as a user or a developer
  • Experience with high performance computing architecture and compute resource management
  • Knowledge of shell scripting and one or more of the following programming languages: Perl, Python, TCL
  • Capable to author clear documentation and easy-to-follow procedures

Personal skills

  • Ability to work independently and also effectively as a member of a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills and innovative thinking

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