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Failure Analysis Electrical Engineer

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San Diego - CA, US


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0-2 years



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Introduction to the job

ASML US, LP 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 Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ, San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA (EUV laser source creation).

This position is an opportunity to investigate problems seen by our many customers in the field.We are looking for someone to complement our experienced team of engineers from the electrical side of failure analysis.This role will be hands on troubleshooting and investigating field reported failures to find root cause of failures.

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 applicants who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Role and responsibilities


  • This position is tasked with performing failure analysis on all electronics related field returns from Cymer customers.
  • Performs data collection, statistical analysis, and report summarization.
  • Effectively reports problems through written and/or graphical formats.
  • Design experiments to test theories and recreate failure modes.
  • Use electrical testing and diagnostic equipment to test and troubleshoot complex electro-mechanical assemblies.

Education and experience

  • Bachelors degree in electrical engineering or electronics technology or equivalent experience in industry.
  • Experience in digital and analog circuit design.
  • Knowledge of formal PCBA documentation (schematics, PCB fabrication drawings, PCB assembly drawings) and PCB layout.
  • Experience with electronic bench-test equipment - DMM, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, pulse and signal generators, power supplies, DC source/measure.
  • Experience with National Instruments LabView.
  • Experience with embedded switch mode power design, motor control, sensor systems and microcontroller/microprocessor system.
  • Hands on hardware troubleshooting experience with analog and digital designs at board, module and system level is a must.
  • Experience with engineering test equipment - logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, communication bus Requires experience using the following software packages: OrCAD, PADS, Visio, Excel, LabVIEW, MS Project, and Agile.Java, Visual Basic programming knowledge is desired but not required.
  • Experience with Pulsed Power and High Voltage DC Power Supply design.
  • Strong troubleshooting and test skills.


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 to 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:

  • Possesses excellent listening skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to translate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problems through written and/or graphical formats.
  • Availability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • May require overtime on occasions
  • Capability to work in a team environment along with the ability to work independently and set individual priorities.

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.

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EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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