Senior Algorithm Engineer

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

Electrical engineering


In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


0-2 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering, Electrical engineering, Mathematics

Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00241461-334

Introduction to the job

In the software research and development (R&D) team, you will be a key member to develop high quality software and contribute to all phases of the development process from designing to release.

Role and responsibilities

The responsibilities of this job covers most lithographic process simulation and optimization development, includes but is not limited to mask optimization algorithm, geometry operations, effective full field layout handling, customer specific process requirement, etc. You will:

·Be responsible to turn general requirement definitions into functioning modules.

·Develop and test the algorithms independently.

·Maintain the current code base and support customer escalations.

·Analyze and improve software performance and efficiency.

·Other duties as assigned.

Job description subject to change at any time.

Education and experience

  • Ph.D or M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related areas.
  • 2+ years experience in C/C++ and / or other object-oriented software development.
  • Solid understanding in data structures and algorithms.
  • Professional understanding and experience on C/C++ language and basic libraries.
  • Experience in developing and debugging multi-threaded / parallel applications.
  • Familiar with SQL, UNIX environment and scripting languages.
  • Experience in image processing, computational geometry, large data application, high performance computing and scientific simulation is a good plus.
  • Knowledge in semiconductor lithography and IC design is a good plus.


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:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving capabilities.

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 is located on-site in San Jose, California.It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation. (Important to insert additional onsite language specific to the role: i.e., inspection, specific training and supervision, etc.)

A flexible workplace arrangement may be available to employees working in roles conducive to remote work (up to two days a week).

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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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.
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.


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