Electrical Engineer Intern

Research & development

Electrical engineering

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


No experience (Student)

Job Category

Electrical engineering, Computer science & software engineering

Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00258179-000

Introduction to the job

Firmware team is responsible for FPGA & embedded software development on e-beam inspection products of ASML. As a member of firmware team, you will play a central role in implementing SEM image processing, control, sampling functions utilizing FPGA. In this role, you will collaborate with hardware engineer to accomplished board level FPGA debug and troubleshooting to ensure FPGA function meet system specifications and requirements.We are looking for engineers with strong technical background in RTL design and FPGA design.

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

As an Electrical Engineer Intern (Digital) at ASML HMI San Jose, you will tackle new and exciting technical challenges each day as you develop a FPGA system with mixed signal based on system specifications and requirements.You will tap into your technical acumen as you collaborate with team members to troubleshoot issues including but not limited to:

  • Develop high speed communication modules and design communication protocols;
  • Write SDC file to constrain FPGA project and fix FPGA project timing issues;
  • Work with hardware design engineers to debug and test electronic modules, provide helpful suggestion for hardware design engineers.

Education and experience

  • BSEE (Junior or Senior level), MSEE or related field of engineering.
  • Strong Verilog or VHDL coding skills
  • Experienced on python coding.
  • Experienced on FPGA board level design with Intel Quartus including RTL design, module level simulation, timing constrain, STA timing analysis etc.
  • Experienced on bus protocol (Avalon streaming, Avalon Memory Mapped etc.) and industry interface (SPI, UART, Ethernet etc.) design.
  • Experienced on DDR3 or DDR4 memory control design and High-speed SerDes interface control design.
  • Solid digital hardware knowledge and circuit schematic read capability. Analog hardware knowledge is a plus.
  • Experience on Linux system and C coding is a plus.
  • Strong trouble shooting skills and communication skills.


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 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:

  • 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.
  • 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 co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

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


  • 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.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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