Senior Board Designer & EMC Engineer

Electrical engineering

Other technical job categories

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San Diego - CA, US



Job Category

Electrical engineering, Other technical job categories



Published: 29 days ago Job ID: J-00246902-971

Introduction to the job

ASML brings together the most creative minds in science, technology and engineering to develop lithography systems that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient semiconductor products. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers – to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. ASML is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and has 18 office locations around the United States. We are currently hiring for senior level FPGA Design engineering positions for our San Diego, CA location.

If you have a passion for technology and innovation you’ll want to check us out. Be a part of ASML. Be a part of progress.

One Company, One Goal, Limitless Innovation. It's our people that make the difference.

This position requires 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 applicants who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Role and responsibilities

Leads the definition, specification and validation of highly reliable electronic board designs for EUV light source. Participates in cross-functional teams and works with architects and other engineering groups to conceptualize, design and develop boards into product. Contributes to roadmap planning, promotes innovation and incorporates relevant new technologies and methodologies. Provides guidance to the team with different technologies including SRIO, PCIe, PLC, Ethernet, photo-detectors, differential signaling, wideband circuits; high speed embedded computing, VHDL, distributed signal acquisition, and signal integrity in a noisy environment. Assists management with schedule and project planning activities.

  • Perform as EMC Lead.Responsible for standardizing, heading and supervising EMC activities.
  • Studies key cause of EMC issues and makes recommendations to design process for product enhancement.
  • Design, document and maintain analog and/or digital board designs, electrical modules and infrastructure.
  • Act as the Electronic Development representative, interacting intensively in a multidisciplinary design team with first time right attitude.
  • Act as a technical leader and be able to manage the outsourcing of development activities at co-developers.
  • Perform trade-off studies to determine the preferred implementation scenario for new or changed functions. Get agreement with stakeholders.
  • Make work breakdown and effort estimation for the various designs, adjusted with other stakeholders.
  • Guarantee design quality and compliance by knowledge, experience utilizing reviews and risk reducing tools.
  • Contribute to the roadmap concerning the electronics within the ASML products.
  • Transfer knowledge to production- and service-engineers.
  • Contribute to analysis and solution of reliability issues.
  • Contribute to planning efforts for the various electronics products.
  • Act as a technical coach for other team members.
  • Review system specifications and related hardware design documents.
  • Take responsibility for the quality of hardware building blocks.

Education and experience

  • Possesses very strong skills acquired through advanced training, study and experience. Minimum of eight (8) years of experience is required.
  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering a plus.
  • Requires design experience with relevant technologies.
  • Requires Analog and Digital Design circuit design fundamentals.
  • Knowledge of FPGA design, high speed protocols and signal integrity.
  • Strong experience in EMI/EMC testing and compliance.
  • Preferred knowledge of PCIe, 10/100/1000BaseT ethernet, SRIO, SoC, FPGA, PLC, DDR4 and embedded controllers.
  • Familiarity with JESD, I2C, SPI, RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, ethernet and PCIe a must.
  • Hands on hardware design experience with analog and digital design solutions; including specifying design requirements, detailed design & review, component selection & evaluation, procurement, design validation, and release.
  • Hands on hardware troubleshooting experience with analog and digital designs at board, module and system level.
  • Experience with engineering test equipment – EMC analyzer, antennas, logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, communication bus analyzers, thermocouples etc.
  • Experience with Schematic Capture, Simulation and Design Tools.
  • Experience with layout guidelines and constraints definition for high speed electronics.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of installation, repair, and troubleshooting at board, module, and system level.
  • Understanding of MTBF, HALT and ALT for developing reliable design.
  • Knowledge on change management and version control tools.
  • Ability to write technical specifications, detailed design documents, test plans, results, status reports, business correspondence and procedures.
  • Knowledge of automation for validation a plus.
  • Prior knowledge of working in Agile way of working a plus.


  • Strong communicator with pragmatic and first time right attitude.
  • Team player with a focus on quality.
  • Takes ownership, decisive and finds success.
  • Strong knowledge, with demonstrated experience, of EMI/EMC standards, concepts and testing.
  • Attention to detail, Quality focused.
  • Systematic analytical problem solving skills.
  • Thorough documentation traceability from concept, design and development, test and release for production.
  • Demonstrated high level of accountability, responsibility and technical competence.
  • Must be a self-starter, task focused, with a results oriented attitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a process driven team environment.
  • Ability to use structured problem solving to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Broad technical knowledge of cabling and connectivity.

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.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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