Senior C++ Algorithm Engineer

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

Electrical engineering


In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering, Electrical engineering, Mathematics

Published: 14 days ago Job ID: J-00248820-539

Introduction to the job

In the software research and development (R&D) team, you will be a key member to develop high quality software in C++ and contribute to all phases of the development process from designing to release. You will be responsible for independently developing and testing the algorithms and turn general requirement definitions into functioning modules. A good candidate should exhibit strategic thinking, be self-motivated and collaborative with team members

Role and responsibilities

As a Sr. Software Engineer you willdevelop features and functionalities for the verification software to perform lithographic manufacturability check. The developer is expected to participate in software algorithm design, and also to maintain and optimize base level library. The position needs to identify the product bottlenecks and boost its performance to accommodate customers’ demands. We expect the developer to provide solid work estimates and planning, and also to communicate closely with Marketing, Project engineers, and Quality Assurance team.

Education and experience

  • PhD or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electric Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics, or related areas.
  • Three or more year of experience in C++ Object-Oriented Software Development
  • Solid understanding in Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Experience in developing and debugging Multi-threaded/Parallel Applications
  • Familiar with UNIX environment and scripting languages
  • Experience in Computational Geometry, Large Data Application, High Performance Computing, Algorithm Optimization and Geometric Pattern processing (matching) is a good plus
  • Knowledge in Semiconductor Lithography and IC design layout processing is a good plus


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:

·Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
·Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
·Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customer.
·Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

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

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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  • U.S. Flexible Work policy may be available to employees who work in conductive roles.Mutually-beneficial alternative work arrangement must be approved by manager – hybrid working Model.
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  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.


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