Software Architect - System Test

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell

Location

San Diego - CA, US

Team

Research & development

Job Category

Computer science & software engineering, Other technical job categories

Published: 15 days ago Job ID: J-00245317-481

Introduction to the job

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

The Software Test Architect will work with functional architects and control system engineers and software test engineers as you create test strategies in response to the system and controls requirements. You will determine the best test approach to ensure that delivered controls and software sub-systems meets all its functional requirements, by delivering automated test capabilities, employing best in class software quality management tools, ensuring complete software test coverage with the ultimate goal being the superior quality and on-time delivery of the controls and software sub-systems.

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

  • Develop and drive test strategy, test cases and test plans to allow delivery of fully tested and high quality controls and software sub-systems for all EUV projects.
  • Provides strategic direction and technical leadership for the controls software test organization.
  • Establishes measures for test coverage, test effectiveness and strategizes to achieve documented goals in these areas.
  • Develop test scripts (Python) for mechatronic systems, embedded control systems with complex algorithm software and data intensive systems with complex diagnostic and communication interfaces (EtherCAT, Profinet, TCP/IP).
  • Work on automated tests that support various levels of testing of the product software – smoke, functional, regression and validation tests.
  • Determine means and then develops a SW test automation framework that allows issues to be found during testing in a simulated/emulated environment rather than testing on the actual product.
  • Participate in software requirements, architecture and design reviews to provide testability input and to derive complex test scenarios.
  • Participates in the screening and selection of team members and in the mentoring of new team members.
  • Work to meet the documented goals in the areas of test coverage and test effectiveness.

Education and experience

  • Requires Minimum of BS in Computer Science, or other related eng or science fields.MS or Ph.D in relevant field is a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years in technical role plus leadership or management experience.
  • Experience in leadership or test architecture for a complex multi-processor distributed control system, with demonstrated experience and skills to match the duties and responsibilities for this role is a plus.
  • Strong Python knowledge, Object Oriented Design principles and Test development for a complex distributed control system that has embedded and non-embedded elements.
  • Ability to develop automated tests, test strategy, test cases and test plans to allow delivery offully tested and high quality controls and software for the distributed sub-systems and system as a whole.
  • Ability to trace hardware and network connectivity issues, and use basic tools such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and pulse generators.
  • Ability to handle aggressive deadlines with agility and results driven approach.
  • Ability to translate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problems through written and/or graphical formats.
  • Ability to use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and electronic e-mail systems.

Skills

  • Project leadership skills.
  • Ability to follow a Software Development Process that includes elements of planning, estimation, gathering and analyzing requirements, developing concepts and designs, implementation, developing and executing test plans’ and engaging in work product reviews.
  • Ability to interact effectively with other team members as well as individuals in other disciplines and organizations.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 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.

Other information

  • Must be able to work at the San Diego campus location as required.
  • 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.
  • May require travel (specify domestic and/or international) dependent on business needs – specify percentage of travel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • 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 and deadlines.
  • 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 manager, co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.
  • May require travel dependent on company needs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Can work under deadlines.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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