Software Test Engineer

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering



Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: req40677

Introduction to the job

ASML’s Applications products are critical elements in the semiconductor manufacturing process. Software system level testing is a very important step in the development process of our products and ensures that the system meets specifications. The System Test Engineer is a key participant in the system level test process and provides important input to the product release decision making process.
It is your mission to test and report on the quality of ASML’s products at the system level. You prevent issues from reaching the customer.

Role and responsibilities

As a Software System Test Engineer you are a member of the Applications System Test & Integration team. You define, create, execute and report on system level tests. You perform both regression and progression testing. Together with the Test Architect, you define the tests that need to be executed to verify the functionality and performance of our products. While executing the system tests, you detect and register issues. You work with development teams in diagnosing the issues and re-testing solutions.

You report the issues found and enable the product teams to judge the impact and risks of the issues. Lead time and test quality are important; you continuously seek ways to improve the efficiency and effectivity of your work. During the alpha test period, the team is expected to work outside regular office hours. The Test & Integration team is close to 20 people and follows an Agile/Kanban way of working.

You perform the following tasks:
•Software baseline validation
-Execute the basic regression test on the software baseline

•Quality check of the project deliverables
-Contribute to requirement reviews with respect to testability
-Review project input documents (project test report, process conformance)
-Provide a quality verdict of the delivered software; accept/reject deliverables

•Execute the alpha test of new software packages
-Execute alpha tests
-Report issues
-Write test reports, submit issue tickets

•Process improvement
-Suggest process/tooling improvements where necessary

•Test automation

Education and experience


Bachelor degree or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Information Technology.


•You have between 3-7 years of experience as a Software Tester in a complex software development organization. For this role we are only looking to hire a senior experienced Tester;
•You are ISTQB certified (advanced level);
•You like to perform manual testing;
•You have some experience with automated testing and with several test techniques.


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:

You are flexible, result driven, have a “make it happen attitude”, are a good communicator and a self starter. You have an eye for detail and are accurate in the work execution. You can combine pragmatism in execution with a structural process approach.

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

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. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.
Testing, ISTQB, Agile, scrum, system testing, software, semiconductor industry, high-tech, verification

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