Software Architect

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development

Job Category

Computer science & software engineering



Job ID: J-00264854-917

Introduction to the job

Are you an experienced software architect with drive to deliver, and ready for the next challenge? Do you combine a strong software engineering background with excellent people skills and understanding of business needs? Then the Agile Release Train (ART) Architect– Data ART is the right position for you! The Data ART is part of the Machine Control & Infrastructure Department and covers the scope of two functional clusters (FC-029: Factory Automation and Factory Integration and FC-042: Lot Input
Data). The Data ART consists of around 100 Software Engineers.

Role and responsibilities

As a Data ART Train Architect, you:

  • Are the technical counterpart of Release Train Engineer (RTE) and Chief Product Owner (CPO) in ART management and sparring partner for RTE and CPO in assessment of escalation & support requests, assessment of (program) items and creating execution scenarios.
  • Own and maintain the architectural runway: You define, prioritize and program enablers based on Functional Cluster (FC) roadmaps and Functional Cluster Architect (FCA) and Function Owner (FO) input.
  • Are responsible for feature-slicing of epics in co-operation with the product architects from all ASML business lines (DUV, EUV and Apps).
  • First point of contact for technical ART related questions.
  • Leading and representing the architecture team in the ART.
  • Ensure commonality across roadmaps, manage technical debt and secure delivery quality.

The Train Architect is highly self-propelling and is an excellent stakeholder manager, both internally as well as to the broader Software Architecting community in ASML. You will also regularly interact with the ASML programs on product developments and occasionally with customers for specific topics on escalations

Education and experience

  • PhD or Master in Computer Science, Software engineering, or equivalent.


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:

  • At least 8 years of experience as a software architect, developing software solutions in an industrial production environment
  • Technical leader, result driven, flexible and pragmatic
  • Team player, working in a complex, multidisciplinary environment
  • Good communications skills
  • Self starter

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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