21 days ago - req25458

Data science technical specialist - Subject matter expert anomaly detection

Other corporate functions

Data science

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Other corporate functions


3-7 years



Job Category

Data science




ASML 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.

The Cyber Defense Center (CDC) within ASML (Veldhoven office) through real time detection & response minimizes the damage caused by threat actors bypassing ASML preventative security controls and protecting ASML information. To enhance our Cyber resilience, we are constantly looking for new ways to identify threats and stay ahead in the Cyber Arms race in order to protect ASML and its assets.

Our team works closely together with other security functions and other ASML teams utilizing our shared in-depth knowledge in our effort to secure the business for all our stakeholders.

Job Mission

You participate in a high skilled team to identify potential risks and threats to the organization by bringing your deep understanding of data and the ways we can uncover patterns in that data to the team. By leveraging your cross-domain knowledge of ML/AI concepts and implementations you help us to identify, monitor, assess, and counter the threats posed by malicious cyber actors against our information systems, infrastructure and cyber-related interests. You are a mentor and coach and grow junior team members. We expect you to help validate commercial solutions on their ML/AI claims and ensure maximum yield on investments. In this role you help shape the future of Cyber Defense at ASML specifically Anomaly Detection as a competence with ample space to develop and grow the solutions.

Job Description

Your responsibilities

  1. Engage with (security) leadership across the enterprise to gather requirements for security analytics use-cases
  2. Deliver security/risk insights for business partners within ASML by applying ML & AI as well as visualization and reporting skills
  3. Collaborate with security colleagues across the CDC to translate understanding of threats into detection logics
  4. Develop and maintain algorithms and models for detection of malicious behavior
  5. Visualize complex datasets for guided decision making, leveraging past experiences from other data domains and applying them to the security space
  6. Increase understanding of data analytics concepts within the CDC as well as outside the team
  7. Review and validate claims of technology solution providers in the areas of ML & AI
  8. Support the tuning of partner supplied algorithms to fit the ASML circumstances and improve the fidelity of detection
  9. Support the Threat Intelligence value stream in their threat analytics requirements
  10. Support the Incident Response value stream in their eDiscovery and investigation cases
  11. Co-create with the Engineering value stream new detection controls
  12. Partner with other technology departments to establish effective and productive relationships


Bachelor or Master’s degree in science with a focus on data presentation and analysis or equivalent combination of education and work experience


For this role you have experience:

  • Of 5+ years with Data science application (eDiscovery, data analytics and data presentation) in enterprise environments
  • Developing Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence technologies
  • Anomaly Detection, statistical modeling, text mining and deep learning
  • DevOps and CI/CD concepts is a pre
  • Working in an agile work environment in an enterprise environment is a pre
  • Working in an international environment and proficiency in English (business language)

And you have knowledge of:

  • At least one scripting / programming e.g. Python, C, Java, PowerShell
  • Anomaly detection / application monitoring use cases identifying known rule based and unknown-unknowns
  • Data lake concepts
  • Cyber risk concepts
  • Pre: Statistical programming tooling (Python (PyOD, Gensim, Scikit-learn, Streamlit, PyTorch, TensorFlow), Jupyter Notebook etc
  • Pre: eDiscovery tooling: FTK, EnCase etc.
  • Pre: DevOps tooling (BitBucket, JIRA), GitHub, Azure (Cloud, DevOps)
  • Pre: Splunk UBA for user behavior analytics machine learning
  • Pre: Service Now GRC for incident management & response

Personal skills

  • Critical thinking and contextual analysis abilities
  • Investigative and analytical problem solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively across a variety of business units or value streams
  • Teamwork, can-do mentality
  • Stress resistant and natural multi-tasker
  • Coaching / Mentoring
  • Data visualization and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong verbal presentation and writing skills, including the demonstrated ability to write clear and concise text
  • Strong time management skills and willing to go above and beyond where required

Other information

Willing to work incidentally outside office hours due to the global presence of the team.

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