6 days ago - req27225

Test Engineer (1st Shift)

Research & development

Mechanical engineering

In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US


Research & development


No experience (Student)



Job Category

Mechanical engineering


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.

This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Job Mission

We are seeking Test Engineers to join our EUV System Test and Integration group. You will be part of an interdisciplinary team that tests and integrates our EUV systems for Development and Engineering. Our EUV light source consists of an intricate network of process gases, high power lasers, optics, electronics, mechatronics, and control systems.In this hands-on position you will have the opportunity work with all of these components and become a system expert. You will be the key to building a better product though testing, issue identification and resolution, and finding potential improvements.

Job Description

  • Performs tests, integration, R&D, upgrades, and qualification of EUV systems and their components.
  • Aligns and maintains sensitive optics and high power lasers.
  • Uses advanced HW and SW to operate, diagnose, and characterize functionality and performance.
  • Gathers, correlates, interprets, and presents data.
  • Solves problems through troubleshooting and leveraging available resources.
  • Captures and drives the resolution of issues to ensure a quality product.
  • Drives the improvement of procedures and processes.
  • Works with stakeholders from different departments and builds a strong communication network.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Shift hours are typically day shift hours, can be compressed work week including weekend, 0700-1900.May be assigned to work non-day shifts based on business need.
  • Travel to customer sites as required to support product introduction or support local sites
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering or Physics.


0-2+ years of relevant experience.

Strong engineering, technical, and physics fundamentals.


  • 2+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with electronics, gas and vacuum, mechanical systems, lasers, optics, and controls.
  • Experience using test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, signal generators, and power meters.
  • Experience using tools such as calipers, torque wrenches, and hoists.
  • Experience with Labview, Python, or Matlab.
  • Knowledge of the semiconductor industry.

Personal skills

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Self-motivated, inquisitive, and resourceful.
  • Ability to make decisions based on benefit, risk, time constraints, and opportunity.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize, while staying organized and detailed oriented.

Context of the position

  • Work is performed in a cleanroom with full gown, hood, gloves, boots, and eye protection.
  • Routinely required to walk, talk, hear, lift, feel, crouch, reach, and stretch.
  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
  • Must be capable of working in the lab at floor level to 8 feet high with appropriate ladder.
  • May require use of respirator apparatus.

Other information

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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