DevOps Lead Engineer

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering



Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00259613-093

Introduction to the job

ASML is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of semiconductor-chip-making equipment. A majority of the world’s microchips receive their critical lithographic patterning in machines made by ASML. In addition ASML produces metrology tools and advanced applications to analyze and optimize the performance of the customer production process.

At Business Line Applications, we develop the YieldStar, which is a metrology tool for advanced lithography control. Our goal is to improve the accuracy of performance metrics (such as overlay, focus, critical dimension) as measured on the end product of a fab process (wafers with chip structures).

Role and responsibilities

We are hiring a DevOps Lead Engineer for our New Platform group to contribute to our transition towards a new platform by setting-up our DevOps strategy. You will interact with multiple stakeholders from different departments to understand and make use of the existing way of working, IT infrastructure, and Digital platforms available in the organization.

You will join the New Platform software group, which is responsible for transitioning our YieldStar applications to a future-proof, scalable platform. You will be a member of a multidisciplinary scrum team and environment where you will interact with your peer software engineers, data scientists, data engineers and UX designers. You are expected to familiarize yourself with our current customer solutions, understand our complex metrology domain and support us in our transition journey.

Our developers should be able to develop software in a quick, simple and agile way, to test it on diverse target systems, and to deploy and release it for both internal and customer use.

Our New Platform for metrology applications is designed around modern scalable architectures. It is expected to ease software development and deployment in a cloud(-alike) platform, allowing greater speed, frequent updates and handling increasing complexity.

Your responsibilities:

You are the DevOps Lead Engineer for New Platform group. Your primary goal is provide our developers with the best DevOps environment possible.

You drive implementation of DevOps tooling and a DevOps Way of Working. You boost automation for CI/CD by developing automated pipeline setups. You identify differences and commonalities across the various platforms and way of working already defined and used in the organization.

You drive the deployment, validation and qualification strategy which fits our product incremental development needs best. You find & implement the right CI/CD architectural style together with deployments strategies to allow flexibility while harmonizing at the same time. You communicate & align our solutions & proposals to the DevOps & CI Experts in the various similar groups.

You carry over DevOps best practices & state of the art tooling from the Cloud DevOps world to our SW development teams. You follow the evolution of new software technologies, consider them in the design of future architectures and drive forward their implementation.

Education and experience


Experienced BSc or MSc in computer science or software engineering

Professional Experience

  • > 5 years of professional SW development experience with C#, Java, and/or Python
  • > 3 years of experience with defining and setting-up deployment strategies in Cloud platforms (preferably Azure)
  • Experience with infrastructure as code tools (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet)
  • Experience with containers and their orchestration
  • Experience with data pipelines and data storages
  • Understanding of microservices architecture
  • Affinity with machine learning platforms and technologies


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:

  • Quick-wittedness and outstanding capability to familiarize with complex domain
  • Passionate about software development and stay in touch with the latest technology developments
  • Strong personal initiative, sense of responsibility, and perseverance
  • Good communication and teamwork skills and integrative personality when dealing with different disciplines and cultures
  • You have the courage to leave behind the usual approaches

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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Keywords: Software Engineering, Team player, Multidisciplinary, Metrology, Semiconductors, Agile, Cloud native

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