30 days ago - req30572

Sr. Optical Design Engineer

Research & development

Optical engineering

Data science


In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Optical engineering, Data science, Physics

Introduction to the job

We are looking for highly-talented and motivated individuals to join our Advanced Technology team.As Optical Senior Engineer you will be responsible for definition and execution of feasibility studies for new, ‘holistic’application products that may bridge between simulation and wafer data, optical sensor metrology and modeling.

Role and responsibilities

As a Senior Optical Engineer at ASML you will be responsible for conducting feasibility studies of application products related to optical sensor simulations of wafer alignment and metrology overlay sensors as well as utilization of this information to improve quality of lithography system control. You will need to design, develop and realize tasks for feasibility studies which will involve setting up experiments, performing simulation work, designing and analyzing large amount of sensor measurement data, evaluating performance benefits of new solutions and making recommendation for ASML product portfolio. Simulation work will involve interacting with large amount of data for which knowledge of data science techniques is preferred. In addition you will be expected to interact with different teams to understand to develop integral solutions. You will work closely with R&D, marketing, field application engineers and sales in ASML, prepare and present technical data and papers in major conferences and customers. Occasional overseas travel might be required

Education and experience

·PhD or Master's in Physics, Optics or Data Sciences

·Preferred to have minimum of 3 years of relevant job experience in semiconductor related field

·Familiarity with photolithography and/or optical sensor technologies and applications

·Proficiency in Matlab or Python for simulation and prototyping, ability toperform analysis of simulation accuracy, handling large data sets and perform statistical analysis


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

·Ability to perform in cross-disciplinary and cross-organizational projects

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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