Senior Lead Software System Tester

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: J-00246139-744

Introduction to the job

The products of ASML’s Applications Business Line products are critical elements in high-end semiconductor manufacturing processes. They build on the capabilities of our world-renowned scanners, using them as an actuator to correct distortions caused by other process steps.

Within Applications, the Process Window Detection (PWD) software products provide our customers with the means to optimize and control their manufacturing processes. Our software brings huge benefits to our customers and the use of our products is increasing fast. A team of over 200 software developers works together with application engineers, process experts and support specialists to develop our unique market leading applications. Development is largely done in Java and our applications run in a Linux environment on a local server.

In order to meet the delivery requirements of our customer, we have a Continuous Integration process that we continuously improve upon. This CI pipeline is supported by continuous software testing done at a system level.
Our development organization uses Scrum/agile/SAFe.

Role and responsibilities

As Senior SW System Test Engineer, you will be part of the System Test and Integration team (STI). STI is responsible for the integration of the deliverables from over 20 development teams into a software package (release/patch) and testing the package at system level before software is released to ASML customers for beta test.
Your mission is to provide the test team with automated system tests and to leverage the adoption of system testing in early phases of the software development.

Job description:

•Lead the design, development and execution of software system and customer specific tests
•Lead the adoption of test automation for the software system tests: from execution until result analysis
•Align with test architects, functional architects and software developers in terms of system test approach
•Lead the deliveries of new features by aligning in the SAFe way of working
•Lead the investigation of test failures, by performing root cause analysis
•Contribute to continuous improvement in the testing activities
•Contribute to the testing activities planned for scheduled software releases

Education and experience


Bachelor or higher, computer sciences, software engineering.


• At least 3 years experience in machine software testing
• Proven System Test Engineer experience in setting up and using test automation frameworks in Safe/Agile environment.
• Highly experienced in Python (v3.0)
• Knowledge of Atlassian tools like JIRA, BitBucket/Bamboo
• Knowledge of GIT, Spotfire, Robot-Framework
• Knowledge of Automated build and deployment process for continuous testing
• Data Interpretation and presentation skills for Test Data Analysis
• Proven experience to lead the test automation and the testing activities on an architectural level


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:

  • Analytical skills, different levels of abstract thinking (switching between detailed view vs. system level view).
  • Strong communication skills
  • Flexible and goal orientated
  • Takes ownership and is decisive
  • Team player

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.

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