Sr. IT Infra DevOps Engineer


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Veldhoven, Netherlands




8+ years

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Published: 10 days ago Job ID: J-00245410-106


Founded in 1984, ASML is the world's leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or chips. ASML has its R&D and manufacturing operations around the world.

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

Job Mission

Managing and maintaining the stability and performance of the Infrastructure of the ASML software development environment, in cooperation with teams internal and external to our department.

Job Description

Managing and Maintaining the stability of the Software Engineering Infrastructure on Linux and Windows; The main part of the environment is built on Linux and VMware, development and deployment is done using Puppet, Git, Terraform, and Jenkins. But as a result of ASML’s product lifecycle, there are also still some legacy products in use, like NFS,solaris and Clearcase/Clearquest, which are mostly integrated using ASML’s custom interfaces. Key in the development of these complex environments are automation, Infrastructure-as-Code and introduction of cloud elements.

You should have basics knowledge of these concepts/products and the interfaces/API’s they provide, as well as the ability to quickly pick up new technologies, based on your knowledge of lower abstraction layers. So most importantly, you should be able to dive deeper, and provide support for the lower level abstraction layers these products use, especially on Linux. This can range from network trace analysis to kernel debugging

Main Responsibilities:

· Take ownership of the stability of the infrastructure environment as provided to the internal customer. The infrastructure environment supports more than 4000 software developers;

· Design, implement, maintain and administrate Linux and Windows Server infrastructure.

· Define improvement proposals that focus on system performance and process efficiency for end-users;

· Participate as technical expert in for DevOps teams;

· Implement/advise on security improvements according to the security guidelines

· Investigate and implement non-standard changes with a limited scope;

· Give support in solving difficult 3rd line incidents related to the hardware infrastructure;

· Strong partner in discussions with Infrastructure architects and DevOps teams;

· Strong programming skills.

· Keep abreast with relevant literature, means and methods.

· Respond to server/application monitoring alerts and lead troubleshooting effort.

· Lead and mentor junior engineers.


· HBO+ or Academic level education is a pre.


· Minimal 7-10 years of experience as infrastructure engineer

· Strong experience in the design, implementation and administering of Linux infrastructure Linux servers, Windows server

· Strong experience in Linux virtualizations and automation techniques: Docker, VMWare, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization such as Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, Rundeck, Jenkins and Packer.

· Good knowledge in regarding management of large server and VDI environments

· Base Knowledge of storage, network and database solutions

· Base knowledge of ClearCase, Clearquest, GIT or SVN;

· Strong verbal and written communication skills (English)

· Strong consulting and documenting capabilities

Personal Skills

· Shows initiative and problem solving attitude.

· Pragmatic, flexible (occasional evening or weekend work) and committed to quality.

· Ability to plan and set priorities.

· Team worker, good social skills, customer-oriented.

· Think practical on the impact of decisions for end-customer / user.

· Have affinity with IT systems and structures and think in business process modeling terms.

· Experience with Agile/ Devops, (JIRA/SAFe)

Context of the position

IT Solution Delivery SW Appl & Platform is a sub-department within the IT organization; this department is responsible for the infrastructure and tooling for ASML’s development and engineering departments.

The infrastructure specialist will be active in Infra Services team in the Platform ART. The P&T Software team is responsible for the complete software development environment that is used by more than 4000 product software developers within ASML.

This environment consists of an integrated development, build, test and release environment and must be capable to support the lifecycle and configuration management of the ASML product software.

The environment is developed and maintained in close cooperation with the ASML software development community.

Key challenge is on one hand to have a state of the art environment to support the newest product development and on the other hand safeguard the stability and reliability and long term support for the growing installed product base at our customers.

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