19 days ago - req28083

C++ Factory Automation Software Design Engineer

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




Would you like to be involved at all stages of the software development process - specifying,
designing, testing and integrating the advanced software for use in our world-leading products?
Do you enjoy software development and would you like to expand your skill set and see your
programming efforts through to commercial, external customer driven, deliverables? Then this is an
exciting opportunity for you to apply.

Job Mission

As part of ASML’s Factory Automation group, you will develop and build software solutions that are
instrumental to have our lithographic machines operating very productive while maintaining
nanometer accuracy and making sure that the system interfaces are consistent and in accordance with
the industry high standards.

Since software is an integrating competency, it is an essential added value for ASML. You will be
involved at all stages of the software development process; specifying, designing, testing and
integrating the advanced software for use in our world-leading products.

Job Description

You will be responsible for creating clear specifications on requirements, making efficient design
choices, to 'make it happen' by also implementing the design and verify the implementation.
Next to this, you will be responsible for providing effort estimates for the work at hand and identify
dependencies on others. Together with your scrum master you will schedule your activities and agree
on when to deliver the required specifications. The software delivered is documented and qualified by means of automated test cases.


Bachelor or Master level with an education in Computer Science or a related technical field.


- Demonstrable expertise in C++, C, Python, Object Oriented design & programming,
Unix/Linux, Python, and software configuration management (ClearCase, GIT).
- Experienced in working in SAFe or Agile team environment and applying lean practices.
- Factory Automation (SECS, EDA, etcetera), data management & security, data policy related
experience is a pré.

Personal skills

You should first be passionate about technology and you should be excited by the idea that your work
will impact millions of end-users worldwide.

We are looking for someone who has a deep technical experience but at the same time likes to
communicate with other departments and wants to understand how complex systems work.
You are analytical, product and quality-oriented. You have a keen eye for detail.

You are used to work in a highly complex and procedural environment. To you, proper code
documentation is mandatory and you like to keep your work with a high level of structure and clarity.
You like to work in a team with many senior design engineers with whom you can exchange technical
ideas and debate upon the best solution for each project.

Context of the position

Within ASML, the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the development of
ASML products. Within this sector the department Machine Control (MC) is responsible for the design,
implementation and maintenance of the high level control and data access software of the complex
lithographic machines. ASML creates high tech machines; software engineers from MC are facing
several aspects of production control, data management and interface control. A huge code base is
maintained and under strict configuration management to provide maximum commonality between
different machine types.

Ensuring that the existing behavior of the system remains as is, while introducing new functionality is
a key competence in this position. The software engineer works closely together with other software
engineers to define the optimal solution for ASML. The software engineer owns one or more software
components and defines improvements that can be taken along in projects when the opportunity

Other information

*This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.