Sequence Architect

Research & development

Other technical job categories

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San Diego - CA, US


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Other technical job categories



Published: 11 days ago Job ID: J-00250342-809

Introduction to the job

The EUV Source Sequence Architect is responsible for generating and owning the sequence roadmap, driving the optimization of processes to manufacture and service ASML machines within requirements and proactively influencing the design teams to ensure the end product meets all of the IC requirements. Starting from the design phase, you will pro-actively steer cycle time breakdown, improvements, and risks and costs reduction. The Sequence Architect has the responsibility to work with the Functional Clusters (FCs) to cascade the specifications for Source/System level down for each function and validate during the design phase that we can achieve the requirements in conjunction with System Engineering (SE) and System Integration (SI).

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

  • IC-07 & IC-16 responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the SPS/SDS on Cycle Time and MTTRs
  • Drive the definition of the high level blueprintfor both Manufacturing and Service
  • Drive the Cycle time/MTTR analysis and waterfalldevelopment
  • Lead sequence technical risk assessment & riskburndown
  • Contribute to the sequence integration &validation strategy, defining how to mitigate the identified risks onproto and pilot systems
  • Close the feedback loop for cycle time fromspecifications (SDS) via design (sequence) to actuals (execution) and back
  • Keep the blueprint contents and strategy alignedwith all stakeholders (SE, Industrialization PL, PCM, PDM)
  • Drive and constantly enhance alignment between SystemEngineering, Sequence & Availability architects, functional clusters,customer support and the EUV Factory

Education and experience

  • Requires a Bachelorof Science (BS) Degree or higher in Mechanical, Electrical, SoftwareEngineering or related technical degree.
  • A minimum ofnine (9) years total development experience
  • Productdevelopment experience preferred

Technical knowledge of ASML EUV systems is preferred, as well as:

  • Knowledge of way of workingwithin ASML EUV Factory & CS
  • Experience with new productintroductions
  • Able to prioritize
  • Able to delegate
  • Able to predict potential issuesbased on designs (SPS/SDS/EPDS/etc.)
  • Self-supporting – able to ‘see’work
  • Good communicative skills
  • Persuasive towards stakeholders
  • Stress-resistant
  • Stakeholder management interactions
  • PL System Industrialization
  • PL System Integration
  • Marketing
  • System Engineering (SE)
  • D&E Functional Architects /Projects
  • EUV Factory project and line management
  • Customer Support project and linemanagement


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:

  • While performingthe duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk;talk and hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop,kneel, crouch, twist, crawl, reach, and stretch.
  • The employee is occasionally required to movearound the campus.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this jobinclude close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception,and ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move upto 20 pounds.
  • May require travel dependent on business needs.
  • Can work under deadlines.
  • The environment generally is moderate intemperature and noise level.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data,information, and documents.
  • Can observe and respond to people and situationsand interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.

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.

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EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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