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IT Graduate Program


Computer science & software engineering

Data science

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands




0-2 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering, Data science, Other technical job categories



Introduction to the job

Innovation is ASML’s core business! Our machines are extremely innovative but also within the IT organization we want to work on and with the latest technologies. Do you have affinity with the new technologies, like Cloud, Mendix or data science in an agile environment? Start your professional career in our two-year IT Graduate Program within the ASML IT Organization!

ASML leads the worldwide development, production and sales of high-end lithography systems for the semiconductor industry. In short, we make the machines that make computer chips, or integrated circuits. We build some of the most amazing, complex machines that you will ever see – and the software to run them – to develop smaller, faster and still more affordable chips. It is because of our machines that the world’s technology has steadily evolved.

ASML IT develops and delivers automated and digital services that are absolutely mission critical for ASML’s internal and external activities. These services support information management, infrastructure, automation and optimization of key business processes across ASML.

The goal of the IT organization is to continuously improve our business capabilities while at the same time delivering a 24x7 global IT landscape. We accelerate the rollout of state-of-the-art technology into business-enabling services, with business and IT colleagues working closely together. This improves efficiency of business and allows us to explore cutting edge technology that helps transform the business to effectively meet (near) future business needs. We see exciting new opportunities for IT to support ASML’s growth ambition. You build it, you own it!

Job description

During the two-year program, you will develop a deep understanding of working agile within a dynamic and innovative IT environment. You will land in a position, which will be combined with a development program. Together we will match your preferences, motivation, skills and experience to one of these roles. Examples of possible opportunities:

  • Cloud engineer – be part of our Cloud Center of Excellence and work with the latest cloud technologies from Microsoft and Google. You will develop yourself to become an expert in developing capabilities and products on Azure and Google Cloud and support ASML DevOps teams in their cloud journey. You like to code and getting things done, but you also value working together with developers inside and outside of the CCoE. You will join a highly skilled, very motivated team where we foster a culture of learning, collaboration and growth.
  • MuleSoft/Integration engineer. You will join a multi-disciplinary team, working Agile with different integration technologies (MuleSoft, TIBCO) across the entire ASML organization. MuleSoft accelerates change and innovation within organizations by connecting applications, data and device by making use of API’s. If you like building IT solutions with a purpose, translating business requirements into reusable IT components and connect everything, everywhere at any time, then join the integration team. Together we will enable ASML and our customers creating innovative products.
  • Mendix Cloud platform: Help deploy the future of low-code development across ASML.
    You will go, as member of the Mendix Application Factory Team, on a journey to further develop and ramp up the Mendix low code platform within the ASML organization. Low code development is 10-12 times faster than regular code base development and developed apps are very easy to adjust as they are modelled all the way down. You will also get introduced to Azure Cloud, SAP Cloud Platform and Mendix Cloud, as ASML has a multicloud strategy and will work in an International App Factory team on several Mendix application development and support tasks.
  • Junior Automation / Engineer. You will develop automation solutions and work on innovations & improvements of our automation tooling. You will be part of a multidisciplinary DevOps team who takes ownership of developing and managing automation solutions. Being part of our Automation team, will allow you to improve your software development skills and learn about our standard automation tools, CI/CD pipelines, containerization technologies, virtualization and infrastructure services.
  • Technical engineer - IT Finance team. You will work with a high qualified Agile business facing team in your role as technical developer. With this, you are work closely together with our SAP functional specialists and will guide our teams and business stakeholders to high-end custom made SAP IT solutions. Are you that fresh and dynamical person willing to make the difference and taking the lead in developing custom made IT SAP solutions for daily use by our Finance stakeholders and willing to improve, by automating, new and existing services within our team?
  • Information Management Expert. You have the unique capability to harness the power of data, and understand its potential for our business? The information management team ensures the availability of high quality information for ASML management, employees and customers. Our processes in ASML generate data critical to our success, moreover each ASML machine produces several terabytes of data every day. We are looking for heroes helping to realize the ASML data mesh, bringing information products to users across the world!

Program details
To give you the best possible start at ASML, you combine your daily job with a development program. As you work, you will learn about the latest IT technologies, how we collaborate with our customers, and how everything fits together in our agile way of working.

We offer a personal development program that includes:

  • A training and workshop program that contributes to your personal development
  • Coaching and mentoring support
  • Training on ASML (IT) technologies and working with agile and other processes and methods

Education and experience

  • Bachelor or Master degree in any IT relevant study, for example: Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management or Data Science
  • You completed your education less than 12 months ago and have a maximum of 12 months of relevant working experience

Personal skills

  • Strong affinity for new IT technologies
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Analytical and eager to solve complex situations
  • Team player, working for the success of your team and ASML
  • Curious and creative mindset, willing to embrace new IT technologies
  • Preferably knowledge of some of the following: Python, Ansible, Jira,
  • Goal-oriented and proactive
  • Fluent in English, both speaking and writing


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:

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

  • Two fixed term contracts for the duration of the program, with the intention of an indefinite contract afterwards
  • We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package which includes:
    - A competitive salary
    - 40 days paid leave: 27 vacation days and 13 ADV days (reduction of working hours)
    - 13th month payment
    - Profit sharing
    - 8% holiday allowance
    - Pension plan
    - Commuting allowance
    - Access to the ASML Vitality program
  • Joining the Development program and be part of a group of fresh graduates
  • A safe and supportive environment to experiment in and to bring your ideas into practice

Other Information

  1. Application
    The deadline for application is February 2nd 2022. Within one week from the application deadline, we will inform you if your resume has been selected for the first round of the selection process. This consists of a pre-recorded video interview.
  2. Selection day
    If you pass the first application round you will be invited to our selection day. Please note that the exact date will be added in this job description around the middle of January.

    During this day you will be assessed on different competencies via different activities (e.g. interviews, collaboration game). Based on your performance and your preferences the screening board will decide which candidates best match with the open positions.
  3. Job offer
    You will be informed within a few working days after the selection day if you will receive a job offer and for which job.

    If you have any questions, send an email to [email protected]

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