Sr. Electrical Designer

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US

Work Experience

3-7 years



Job ID: J-00267234-094

Introduction to the job

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler, Ariz., San Jose and San Diego, Calif., Wilton, Conn., and Hillsboro, Ore.

Role and responsibilities

The mission of a Senior Electrical Design Engineer is to design, realize, and to a limited extent manage the Electrical infrastructure of the ASML products.

The Senior Electrical Design Engineer is responsible for the following:

  • The functional overview describing the location of the electronics parts in the (sub) system.
  • The functional block diagrams describing the overview of the functions within the (sub) system on a high level.
  • The functional specification (EPS), test specification (TPS), design specification (EDS) and qualification document (TAR) of the electrical infrastructure and electrical (sub) modules.
  • Define, document and maintain requirements and roadmaps for the electrical layout infrastructure.
  • Investigate and write down the requirements of production and service.
  • Concept study and definition of the electrical infrastructure of the products.
  • Perform trade-off studies to determine the preferred implementation scenario for the realization of the electrical infrastructure.
  • Make concept designs that meet the international standards on electrical safety, EMC, and system performance requirement.
  • Operate in a multidisciplinary team and interface with multiple projects to realize own work.
  • Manage the electrical interfaces between the modules in the product.
  • Implement engineering changes into the products.
  • Investigate and solve issues on the Electrical infrastructure.
  • Participate in realization of the infrastructure like connection panels, electronic racks & cabinets, and mains distribution.
  • Represent project team in different meetings.
  • Make a personal work breakdown planning, align with team and interfacing projects.
  • Continuously improve the design processes.
  • Mentor and coach, the junior Electrical Design Engineers.

Education and experience

Master's degree or Ph.D. in electrical engineering or similar level acquired by working experience.

Minimum qualifications – the hired candidate must possess all of the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for the position including:

  • 3-5 years' experience as Electrical Designer of electronic functions, including experience with working in multidisciplinary.
  • Solid technical knowledge on electronics, safety and diagnosis.
  • Experience with general electrical engineering principles and electrical development methods and processes.
  • Strong and sound knowledge of electrical connection methods, digital circuitry and power electronics (AC mains power and DC power distribution).
  • Strong and solid Knowledge and practical experience on EMC and EMI.
  • Fully understanding and solid knowledge of electrical safety standards (IEC) and US standards (NFPA, UL).
  • Strong English communication, documentation and presentation skills.
  • Years of hands-on experience for testing and troubleshooting of the electrical design in system level and module level.
  • Year of experience of schematics design, prefer to have the PCB layout experience.
  • Good understanding of the e-beam system is a plus.


  • Years of experience and knowledge with general electrical engineering.
  • Solid knowledge about SEMI safety standard vs. EMI/EMC
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Strong can-do mentality and strong result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Good at observing and responding to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information and documents.
  • 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.
  • 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

Role within office

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.

U.S. Flexible Work policy may be available to employees who work in conductive roles.Mutually-beneficial alternative work arrangement must be approved by manager – hymbrid working Model.

May require travel <10% domestic and/or international dependent on business

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

Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

Role within the factory

Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves for entire duration of shift.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.

The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Can we be more specific:Must be willing to lift up to 20 pounds, pull 20 pounds at least once a day and spend the majority of time (greater than 90% less break time) on the floor working on tool sets, walking three to five miles a day, and/or standing/sitting for nine hours.

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

The environment generally is moderate in temperature with moderate to high noise level.

The California base annual salary/hourly range for this role is currently $134,625.00 - $224,375.00. Pay scales are determined by role, level, location and alignment with market data. Individual pay is determined through interviews and an assessment of several factors that that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to, job-related skills, relevant education and experience, certifications, abilities of the candidate and pay relative to other team members. Our recruiters can share more information about our bonus program, benefits and equity during the hiring process.


EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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