6 days ago - J-00245298-404

Senior Design Engineering and Architecture Line Manager

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering



Introduction to the job

Does the task of driving product development and the evolution of the software architecture of complex systems, sound appealing to you and are you able to inspire people?

Do you see the big picture without missing the important details and are you capable of organizing complex projects?

We have a job for you!

Role and responsibilities

The Product Architecture group in the Software Architecture Department is responsible for the software product development by supporting feasibility and specification deliverables and deploy the product functionality in the software structure.

You will be responsible to organize the software architecture group to efficiently support the software organization with a ‘we can do’ mentality. This includes skills and competence management of group members and allocation towards product development.

You should be able to coach software architects to support ASML product development and to manage their stakeholders effectively.

In the position of Group Leader, you and your teams are key contributors to the development of products in ASML’s lithographic products.

The software product architects support feasibility and specification deliverables in cooperation with System Engineering and identify opportunities and/or risks to secure the product software performance. They deploy the product functionality in the software structure by aligning on the functional requirements, designs and risks with the Functional Cluster architects and designers.

Additionally software platform roadmap topics related to modularity, security, data architecture and product performance need to be mapped on the product roadmaps for timely implementation.

Specifically, you:

  • Lead the group (typically around 25 people) and hire,coach and instruct team members. Define and assign targets, evaluatepriorities, solve problems, monitor budgets.
  • Take care that interaction and stakeholder managementwith the diverse and relevant parties (System engineering, programs,business lines, multidisciplinary D&E groups, CS and customers) is inplace.
  • Ensure that the group has a balanced focus on providinglong and short term solutions and contribute to the definition andimplementation of departmental policy and departmental planning, includingpersonnel, budgets, investments, resources and methods etc.
  • Be the co-owner of the development and maintenance oftechnology roadmaps. You ensure the availability and adoption of bestknown methods, standards and tooling. You facilitate an effective learningfeedback cycle and manage the relations with other competence owners inand outside ASML.
  • In cooperation with the department manager, you areresponsible for the planning and allocation of your group members to thevarious program activities.
  • Ensure quality aspects are met and non-quality isaddressed via learning cycles / feedback loop.

Education and experience

  • MSc/PhD in Software Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering
  • 10 years of experience in software architecture forcomplex high-tech systems for teams of at least 20 software developers
  • 5 years of experience in leading seniorengineers/architects.
  • Affinity with managing integral business processes infast growing and dynamic business environments.


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:

  • Ability to work in an international multiculturalsetting.
  • Ability to provide technical direction, motivate andconvince a team of professional software architects.
  • Highly motivated team player with excellent social,coordination and communication skills.
  • Analytical, pragmatic and result driven (hands-onmentality)
  • Flexible view on organizational design aspects, able toadapt to- and improve organizational structures to best leverage thedepartments capabilities.
  • Ability to think and act on a strategic level.

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

Within ASML, the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the development of ASML products. Within this sector the department Software Architecture and Devenv is responsible for deployment and development of the software product architecture for the complex ASML lithography products. Within the department the SW product architecture group is responsible for product architecture and product test architecture.

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 ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

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.
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