30+ days ago - req27806

Brion - Senior Algorithm Engineer - Silicon Valley/Hsinchu

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Hsinchu, Taiwan


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software 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.

Job Mission

In the software research and development (R&D) team, you will be a key member to develop high quality software and contribute to all phases of the development process from designing to release. You will be responsible for independently developing and testing the algorithms and turn general requirement definitions into functioning modules. A good candidate should exhibit strategic thinking, be self-motivated and collaborative with team members.

Job Description

As a Sr. Software Engineer you willdevelop features and functionalities for the verification software to perform lithographic manufacturability check. The developer is expected to take a leading role in software design, and also to maintain and optimize base level library, SQL database, and software processing flow. The position needs to identify the product bottlenecks and boost its performance to accommodate customers’ demands. We expect the developer to provide solid work estimates and planning, and also to communicate closely with Marketing, Project engineers, and Quality Assurance team.


PhD or Master’s in Computer Science, Electric Engineering, physics, Applied Mathematics, or related areas.


• Five or more year of experience in C++ and/or other Object-Oriented Software Development
• Solid understanding in Data Structures and Algorithms
• Experience in developing and debugging Multi-threaded/Parallel Applications
• Familiar with UNIX environment and scripting languages
• Experience in Computational Geometry, Large Data Application, High Performance Computing, Algorithm Optimization and Geometric Pattern processing (matching) is a good plus
• Knowledge in Semiconductor Lithography and IC design layout processing is a good plus

Personal skills

• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to articulate at a system level
• Self-motivated

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.

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