DUV Function System Engineer

Research & development


Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development

Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Physics, Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering



Job ID: J-00265466-717

Introduction to the job

Do you have experience as liaison between customers and new product improvements at the front end of our cutting-edge industry? Are you seeking for a position combining your in-depth technical knowledge to your customer-orientation and your sixth - sense for innovation? Let us know, we are looking for you.

Role and responsibilities

As Function System Engineer, you define and lead the execution of product improvements related to the imaging product performance of wafers at our customers. You use customer and technology push/pull insights to influence the technology roadmap of ASML.

As Function System Engineer, you lead the design and execution of product improvements related to critical functionalities and performance on actual product wafers at our customers. The resulting product improvement should be related to the introduction of a new technology node in production of the customer.
Your tasks and responsibilities include the following:
• You interact with ASML field marketing in order to select and define improvements of ASML products beneficial to our customer.
• You design, negotiate and validate the related product improvement and its application with the customer, agreeing on feasible specifications, constraints and criteria for success.
• Together with a dedicated project leader, you translate this proposal to a plan of action, defining the scope and resources necessary.
You are responsible for system imaging and focus performance. You align with different function architects and projects and manage interfaces between key projects. Your proposals for product improvements can cover a wide variety of solutions concerning hardware (re)designs, system setup and recovery modifications. These proposals shall be balanced across all the different business drivers: overlay, focus, imaging, productivity and cost.
Additionally, you spend about 30% of your time using your commercial and technological insights to identify and defining future products and product features.

Education and experience

Min. MSc degree in (applied) physics, (applied) mathematics or mechanical engineering is mandatory. You have a solid background in several of the following fields: semiconductor manufacturing and process technology, semiconductor device physics, data analysis, statistics, control theory and/or design of experiment.

You have a minimum of 8 years of experience within the semiconductor industry, preferably within photolithography. You combine in depth technical knowledge and experience in overseeing complex systems and product roadmaps. Fab experience is a strong plus.


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.
You represent ASML as an expert in the field and are recognized as such by the customers. Since you are working intimately with customers and sensitive customer data, a high level of integrity is required. Furthermore, you have developed the following skills:
• You act decisive and generate solutions effectively
• You are a fast learner and react adequately to new situations and changing demand
• You communicate pro-actively, motivating and convincing the relevant stakeholders of your vision
• You possess strong analytical skills. You are able to zoom in and out, considering the big picture without neglecting critical details
• You are focused and very much result - oriented
• You take responsibility for your actions and your opinions.

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

Context of the position
The department of System Engineering is part of the Product and Technology sector of ASML and consists of about 150 employees. As Function System Engineer, you work in a demanding multidisciplinary environment. Your internal stakeholders are the higher development & engineering (D&E) management, group leaders responsible for resources, project leaders executing the implementation of the product improvement proposal, and fellow application system engineers. You will start with a main responsibility in imaging and focus, you will also develop to broader product improvements including overlay performance, cost and productivity.

Other information
Travelling a few times per year to customers worldwide is to be expected.

Semiconductors, Lithography, Overlay, Imaging, Focus, Engineering, fab

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