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SQA Design Engineer

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering

Introduction to the job

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring 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, 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.

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.

Role and responsibilities

The mission of Software Quality Assurance is to validate, qualify and to deliver HMI SW to customers.As a quality gate keeper, you role is to review, design and test HMI SW to ensuring delivery of high quality software.

  • Create, execute and update test plans, including functional, system level tests and tooling, integration and regression testing for HMI software (SW)
  • Validated and verify software and firmware requirements based on product requirements and deliver planned releases on schedule
  • Review engineering specifications/design documents, provide feedback and plan testing strategy based on the technical requirements
  • Work on inline/offline tool and SBI projects test cases and work with software developers to address software defects/issues in a timely manner
  • Perform software testing and debugging, including tracking and analyzing issues to communicate with other stakeholders, focusing on software quality and tracking release schedule timelines
  • Perform software code and release management by working closely with R&D and DevOps teams
  • Support SW release documents including Release notes, Installation Guide, and other required documents for planned releases.These documents record specific SW design, requirements, version histories, workflows and tool usage
  • Develop test automation for regression testing, software emulation and other needs and continue to increase automated test coverage
  • Assist other support engineers during software troubleshooting and communicate findings to other stakeholders in timely manner
  • Job description subject to change at any time.

Education and experience

  • Master’s or higher degree in EE, CS, Information Engineering. Applicants need to have strong software knowledge and will utilize that to work on semiconductor products, especially on products of electron beam

Minimum qualifications – the hired candidate must possess all of the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for the position including:

  • Minimum 3 of Years of relevant experience
  • Applicants with direct hands on experience with semiconductor tools, in-depth knowledge in semiconductor processing and hands on experience are required for this position. Applicants are preferred to have background with electron beamand device fabrication experience, and understanding semiconductor flow in the industry.
  • Applicants are required having experience on customer support/service especially using knowledge of software for semiconductor or electronic devices industry. Applicants need to have knowledge in troubleshooting and maintenance in production tools, direct experience work with customer, and being able to address issues and deliver customers’ needs in order to ensure software quality.
  • Applicants need to have experience in writing automation testing cases, and performing software deliver or installation.
  • Applications need to have good understanding of operating system, software algorithm and data structure, relational database, concurrent computing, client/server architecture, network protocols, and file system management.
  • Applications need to have hands-on working experience in Linux/Windows testing environment, and proficient in one of programming languages.
  • Applications need to havegood numerical analysis and logic thinking skills.
  • Applications need to have good understanding of software lifecycle and quality engineering methodology.
  • The position requires collaboration with other departments / teams, people and requires good written and verbal communication skills. Applicant needs to be a great team player. Applicants should also be able to write clear technical documentation.


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:

  • 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.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements proactively.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.
  • Proactively seek to improve current processes and increase efficiency

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

  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • U.S. flexible workplace arrangement may be available to employees working in conductive roles.Mutually-beneficial alternative work arrangement must be approved by manager – Hybrid Working Model.
  • May require travel (international) dependent on business needs - <5% travel required
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.
  • Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves for entire duration of shift.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature with moderate to high noise level.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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