Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

Electrical engineering


In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


0-2 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering, Electrical engineering, Physics

Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00250508-991

Introduction to the job

We are looking for a highly talented individual to join our software quality assurance team. In this position, you will be responsible for developing and executing exploratory and automated tests to ensure high quality of world-class product. You will be challenged with high skill QA testing methodologies in concurrent computing software architecture environment. You will have the opportunity to work with software developers, hardware engineers and the application engineering organization on a regular basis.

The QA technician role plays an important part in our company’s product development process. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs, while being cost-effective.

Ultimately, you should monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve malfunctions to meet quality standards

Role and responsibilities

·Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.

·Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases.

·Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities.

·Design, develop and execute automation scripts.

·Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs.

·Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved.

·Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs

·Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements.

·Monitor debugging process results.

·Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions.

·Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts.

·Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies.

·Other duties as assigned

Job description subject to change at any time.

Education and experience

Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Applied Physics, or any related engineering
Advanced degree is preferred
0-3 years equivalent experience
Very strong understanding of software lifecycle.
Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes.
Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases.
Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing.
Hands-on experience with automated testing tools.
Hands-on working experience in Unix and Windows.
Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting in python and shell.
Good numerical analysis and logic thinking skills.
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process is a plus.
Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus.
Knowledge on optics or microlithography is definitely 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:

·Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.

·Proficient use of all Microsoft Office suite programs

·Can learn and apply new information or skills.

·Must be able to read and interpret data, information and documents.

·Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.

·Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads.

·Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.

·Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.

·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

·This position is located on-site in San Jose, CA. It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation. (Important to insert additional onsite language specific to the role: i.e., inspection, specific training and supervision, etc.)

·A flexible workplace arrangement may be available to employees working in roles conducive to remote work (up to two days a week).

·Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.

·Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

·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.

·Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

·Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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