7 days ago - req33943

Application Development Engineer- Inspection

Research & development


In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category


Introduction to the job

Develop application for world’s most advanced e-beam inspection systems to enhance their value. Provide application support to increase the utilization of high throughput e-beam system for customer’s yield enhancement in high volume manufacture environment. Working closely with customer and development engineering, application development engineer is responsible for developing application using high resolution, high throughput e-beam systems to provide monitor and control solution for advanced nodes in semi-conductor industries.

Role and responsibilities

Support the work related to new multiple-beam (MBI) system and new feature application development through experiment design, hands-on execution, data collection & analysis, and reports compiling. Scope includes recipe setup, recipe optimization, defect classification, result analysis, report making, and issue escalation. Identify gaps between system’s capability and customer’s inspection requirements.
Work with system engineers in new product generation process, including feasibility studies to validate potential solutions, write function design documents, and perform tests to verify design
Provide onsite application support at customer site, including evaluation of new MBI system, use case demo, tool to tool matching and issue escalation & troubleshooting.
Document and transfer new applications to worldwide customer support team.
Provide application training for customers and local field application engineers.
Engage with customer on novel application products for new business opportunities.

This position may require 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 the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Education and experience

1-3 year experience in related fields is a plus for candidates, including IC manufacturing, semiconductor process technology, ebeam inspection / metrology or equivalent experience.
Hands-on experience on semiconductor process or equipment is preferred.
Fast learner with strong self-motivation to grow technically; be able to perform job at high standard with minimum supervision, and demonstrated ability to thrive in a high pressure and fast paced environment.


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:

Able to communicate with counterparts efficiently on project work.
Good team player to drive product development with stakeholders.

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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