Software Project Manager

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

Electrical engineering

Data science

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering, Electrical engineering, Data science

Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00250336-798

Introduction to the job

As a Software Project Manager, you lead one or more competence teams to deliver Software toward ASML hardware or software Products. You are in control of the project’s triple constraint, and represent your teams to interface with other sectors such as Marketing, System Engineering, and Customer Services.

This position may require 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 the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Role and responsibilities

  • Prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned engineering projects
    Perform overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans, personnel’s performance) and report regularly on project status
    Cooperate and communicate effectively with program management and other project participants to provide assistance and technical support
    Review engineering deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions
    Manage risks and (internal) customer requirements
    Define deliverables for engineers
    Align with cross-projects on regular basis to ensure on time delivery of module
    Communicate upward and downward on regular basis
    Hold regular meetings to provide information, identify interdependencies, secure cross-sector alignment and agreements
    Manage project structure
    Set up a team structure that reflects the work content
    Work with architects to define the project scope and required budget
    Understand proper escalation paths and act accordingly
    Delegate tasks and follow up
    Keep daily control
    Understand how own module links to the total machine
    Is able to assess and address technical risk based on team input from architects and design engineers
    Respond to requests for changes with impact assessment and secure program agreements before accepting changes

Education and experience

B.S. and above in computer science, engineering, physics, or related fields. B.S with 5 years of relevant experience; M.S. with 3 years of relevant experience; Ph.D with 2 years relevant experience.
Demonstrated experience with new product development, SW development, and customer interaction
Experience in developing, managing, or defining requirements for complex equipment software
Experience in working with cross function teams and driving consensus among different stakeholders.
Experience in working with or managing one or more of the following software area: equipment system control, image processing algorithm, Windows UI, software testing and releasing.
Experience in semiconductor industry is a plus


Ability to work with multiple discipline projects in a global environment
Must have excellent commitment and multi-tasking skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Mentoring and coaching
Recognizes contribution of individual team members
Is able to lead collaborative problem solving session with design engineers
Able to “lead”, not just, “manage” a team
Strong ability to “Influence without power”
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
Excellent presentation skills
Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads.
Result driven - demonstrate ownership and accountability.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customer.

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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