Java Algorithms Developer

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands

Published: 6 days ago Job ID: J-00253881-954

Introduction to the job

At ASML, our teams create and implement software designs that run in the most modern semiconductor fabs in the world, helping our customers like Samsung, Intel and TSMC make computer chips faster, smaller, and more efficient. Here, we’re always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.

In the Applications Algorithms group we are responsible for the development and implementation of the common algorithms that are then used by other teams to develop applications to optimize the production process of our customers. We are a group of experts on mathematics, algorithms, numerical methods and software engineering.

We are looking for a new colleague who brings solid mathematical and industrial (Java based) software engineering expertise with a strong drive to deliver results and a fundamental interest in continuously building a stronger and better performing team by challenging and coaching.

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Role and responsibilities

  • Collaborate with our experts developing or improving algorithms / mathematical models and contribute to the development from a software point of view.
  • Create a solid software design for algorithms or parts of it, where speed and memory usage should be optimized.
  • Write quality code that is easy to test and maintain.
  • Define, automate, and execute tests on unit, component, and integration level
  • Write clear documentation for design and qualification
  • All of the above in close collaboration with team members, working closely together.

Education and experience

Master in computer science, mathematics, or relevant.


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:

  • Experienced Java developer, with at least 3 years experience with software development in large industrial environments / projects.
  • Solid Java SE programming skills, and experience with other applicable programming languages (Python, Julia) and with state-of-the art software engineering tools (like Maven, Git, and Atlassian stack).
  • Experience with scientific/mathematical programming
  • Good knowledge of algorithms and data structures in computer science
  • Good knowledge of linear algebra, preferability also on optimization techniques and control modeling
  • Extensive knowledge of profiling and debugging
  • Preferably have Matlab or other scripting experience of algorithms

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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