Software Project Manager

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development

Job Category

Computer science & software engineering

Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00253327-768

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

Other Skills

  • 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.


The California base annual salary/hourly range for this role is currently $115,875.00-$193,125.00. Pay scales are determined by role, level, location and alignment with market data. Individual pay is determined through interviews and an assessment of several factors that that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to, job-related skills, relevant education and experience, certifications, abilities of the candidate and pay relative to other team members. Our recruiters can share more information about our bonus program, benefits and equity during the hiring process.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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