Matlab-Algorithm Expert for Image Sensors

Research & development


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Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


0-2 years



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Published: 29 days ago Job ID: req46743

Introduction to the job

Do you have the technical capabilities to develop and industrialize state-of-the-art optical sensors?Do you have other skills that will enable you to succeed in a highly multidisciplinary environment? And do you have a true teamwork attitude that will empower everyone in the team to contribute to solving highly complex technical challenges? If so, we need to talk.

We have several exciting career opportunities in our Sensors department. This is one of the most vital departments in ASML, because it helps enable us to continuously improve our key business drivers of overlay, imaging, focus and throughput.

Role and responsibilities

You will be expected to be flexible, ambitious, and eager to develop yourself. That’s because you will work in close cooperation with colleagues from many disciplines inside and outside ASML. To be successful you must help build a strong sense of teamwork by understanding your colleagues’ roles and their challenges. That’s also why strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are crucial in this dynamic environment.

This is a highly challenging role and offers many opportunities for professional triumph and job satisfaction.

As MATLAB-Algorithm expert in optical sensors you are the interface between optical and physics sensor performance and algorithm development. You will need to demonstrate your skills and knowledge in the following activities:
• Translate understanding of physics and optics of the level sensor into suitable calibration and performance tests
• Perform feasibility studies into required improvements, by means of experiments, simulation and analysis of existing (customer) data.
• Definition of Image Sensor algorithm specifications to meet the required system performance
• Support the realization by giving input supporting specialist software designers in the project team.
• Integrate and test the function against the specification in our lithography systems
• Troubleshoot on issues within our factory or at customer sites

Education and experience

Technical University, MSc or PhD in physics, mathematics, computer science or engineering.

• Talented MSc or PhD candidates, preferably experienced in industry and working in multidisciplinary teams
• Extensive experience with programming and data analysis using MATLAB
• Affinity with optics and physics, capable of translating physics concepts into high-quality algorithms


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:
• Flexible and committed teamplayer
• Strong communication skills, knows how to convey complex topics in an understandable fashion.
• Excellent command of the English language.
• Takes the initiative, creative and is willing to learn and adapt quickly
• Pragmatic attitude, result orientation with an analytical view.

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

ASML’s Development & Engineering (D&E) sector is responsible for the specification, design and realization of all products in the ASML portfolio. Within the D&E sector, the Sensors department is responsible for the definition, realization and qualification of the major measurement sensors and light sources, and its application in all ASML products.

What can you expect from ASML?
1. An opportunity to work in a high tech company where you work on the edge of what is technologically possible.
2. An open work environment with diverse and talented people.
3. A place with lots of career opportunities and international potential.
4. A company where creativity and initiative is rewarded.
5. Excellent working conditions

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