System Architect Engineering Simulation


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Veldhoven, Netherlands



Work Experience

8+ years

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Job ID: J-00231377-137


The ASML design and engineering environment is used by more than 10,000 research and development (R&D) engineers worldwide.

Are you the System Architect who defines the solution direction and architectural guardrails for the ASML Engineering Simulation environment. Are you getting energized by challenging the business about their requirements & processes in order to translate them in simple to use simulation solutions with the latest simulation applications and compute power behind them? This is the job you’re looking for!

Job Mission

As System Architect for the Engineering Simulation Agile Release Train (ART) you define the solution direction and architectural guardrails for the ASML engineering simulation environment, based on inputs from engineering departments world-wide. You translate the ASML internal customer requirements into solution concepts to enable engineering to simulate with a large set of simulation/analyses applications on an flexible and scalable internal and external compute infrastructure, including High Performance Compute (HPC) clusters.

Job Description

As a System Architect you are part of the leadership team of the Engineering Simulation ART, which is responsible for defining, implementing and operating (DevOps) the solution and service. You will do your work within the Scrum and SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) in close cooperation with the ASML internal customer, the Engineering Simulation ART and other agile IT Teams to deliver a stable and usable product.

You define and communicate a shared technical and architectural vision for an Agile Release Train to help ensure the system or solution under development is fit for its intended purpose. You create the architectural roadmap for Engineering Simulation solutions, define the architectural guardrails needed to support this roadmap and ensure that specialized IT teams and partners are developing the solutions in line with this architecture.

Common tasks:

  • Align architecture with customer requirements and business value (e.g. operate within the economic framework to validate the economic impact of design decisions)
  • Define and communicate architecture vision and intent for the ART
  • Plan and develop the architectural runway to enable delivery success within the ART
  • Architect for continuous delivery and Release on Demand
  • Lead and coach team members during PI planning and execution


Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Software Engineering (or equivalent experience).


  • 8+ years working experience
  • Good knowledge of
    • Computing environments (including HPC)
    • IT infrastructure (including cloud)
    • Engineering Simulation applications (CAE)
  • Proven experienced in delivering architectural principles, processes, infrastructure and solutions;
  • Experience within complex large high-tech industry is a pre.
  • Understanding and practical experience with:
    • Virtualization and cloud concepts
    • Both Windows and Linux OS
    • Compute optimization
    • Multi region cluster management
  • Agile experience (Scrum/SAFe)

Personal skills

  • Strong customer focus, result-oriented and drive for excellence;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, proficiency in the Dutch language is a pre;
  • Proactive and enthusiastic;
  • Able to deal with resistance;
  • Ability to influence without power;
  • A demonstrated ability to perform in high-pressure environments:
  • Well-developed consultancy skills with a strong go-getter mentality including willingness to perform hands-on activities
  • Team player

Context of the position

With its roots in the Netherlands, ASML has grown to become an international high-tech organization, with some 30,000 employees of over 100 different nationalities all working closely together. We collaborate with each other, with customers, with suppliers, and with knowledge institutes. Our headquarters are located in the heart of the Eindhoven region, also known as ‘Brainport’, Europe’s top tech hub.

At ASML we invent, develop and manufacture world-leading high tech lithography machines for our chip making customers. These tailor-made machines can image billions of structures in a few seconds with an accuracy of a few silicon atoms.

The feeling of pride is a strong and tangible internal motivation at AMSL. We are proud of who we are, of our achievements, how we accomplish these achievements, and of the fact that we are the worldwide market leader in the chip market. This pride, combined with our outstanding employment conditions and terms, lies at the core of our exceptionally low turnover rate.

The IT division supports information management, infrastructure and key business processes across ASML. The IT infrastructure, hardware and applications are absolutely mission-critical for almost all ASML’s internal and external activities.

A department within the IT organization is Product and Technology (P&T); this department is responsible for the engineering infrastructure services and applications/tooling for ASML’s R&D organization. We ensure that these services are running in an optimal way and we look at innovating the services. We also support the IT applications that are used at ASML.

As an System Architect for Engineering Simulation you will be operating within the P&T Hardware department, responsible for IT tooling and infrastructure for the Electrical, Mechanical and Simulation engineers worldwide. You will report to the Head of IT P&T Hardware Portfolio.

Other information

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.

The best people make ASML what it is today. To attract and retain the best people, we have an extremely comprehensive, competitive employment conditions package.

ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance.

Our selection process includes an online Talent Exploration that gathers information about your key drivers, your personal values, motivators and career ambitions. The Talent Exploration enables both you and us to explore if there is a mutual match - not only for today, but also for your future career at ASML.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply. We expect that your application is accompanied by a motivation letter indicating why you are interested in this position and why this position is a match with your skills and experience.

This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work.

ASML does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered ASML’s property, and ASML will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers without contacting the Resource Center Department.

ASML is GDPR compliant, therefore we cannot process applications sent outside of our recruitment system.


  • System Architect
  • Simulation
  • Digital Twin
  • High Performance Computing (HPC, HPDA)
  • Agile/Scrum/SAFe

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