System Function Test Architect Patterning & Focus

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development

Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Computer science & software engineering



Job ID: J-00259943-269

Introduction to the job

Are you motivated by the challenge to support software development teams to deliver the best quality? Can you not only help us to improve our testing, but even help us prevent issues in all phases of the development cycle? Then we need you!

Within Applications - a business line within ASML, one of the world market leaders in scanning lithography technology, we create full-stack software products that run in the most modern Semiconductor Fabs in the world.

You will support the development of these software solutions that are instrumental to our lithographic machines. Ensuring reliable operation while maintaining nanometer accuracy and making sure that the system interfaces are consistent and in accordance with the industries high standards. You will be involved throughout all stages of the software development process; specifying, designing, testing and integrating the advanced software for use in our world-leading products.

Role and responsibilities

You will be responsible for the roadmap to drive software faults to zero from a test-based approach. This will consist of several aspects on which you will focus:

  • Together with software architects and designers work on preventing issues, not just improve on detecting issues.
  • Work with the software architects and designers on testability in the software architecture and designs.
  • Drive the improvements in current test efficiency and effectivity, both for software development as well as software integration & test
  • Drive the roadmap for test (automation), set milestones and priorities, and drive achieving those
  • Connect with peers in other departments to share experiences and improve commonality
  • Drive the test requirements for CI/CD and help to define the implementation plan
  • Inspire and coach development teams by broadening the perspective on software testing methods

Education and experience


  • Bachelor or Master level.
  • Degree in computer science, software engineering or similar technical field.
  • Relevant test related training is a must (e.g. ISTQB Advanced).


  • At least 8-10 years of experience with software development and testing in large-scale multidisciplinary environment.
  • A proven track record with testing software.
  • Being able to explain testing concepts and principles like coverage, product risk, how to analyze a product, exploratory testing and how to provide a good test report.
  • Being able to demonstrate good test definition and execution skills.
  • Experience with test driven development (TDD) and behavioral driven development (BDD).
  • Hands-on experience with test management
  • Experience with testing Java applications in an Agile context with CI (continues integration) /CD (continues deployment).
  • Hands-on experience with leading/coaching teams
  • Nice to have ASML domain knowledge


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:

  • Take initiative, show ownership and be decisive
  • A strong communicative personality with a pragmatic attitude
  • Proficient in English language
  • Influencing without authority
  • Perseverant
  • Coaching and guiding others

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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