Thank you for visiting ASML careers. Please keep in mind that we’ll be performing maintenance on our servers from May 31 – June 5, 2023. During this time, you won’t be able to search or apply for any jobs, but we encourage you to return after June 5 to access all vacancies.

Senior Network Consultant Data Center Connectivity (Infra ART)


Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands



Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Other technical job categories



NEW Job ID: J-00271084-550


Founded in 1984, ASML is the world's leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or chips. ASML has its headquarters in Veldhoven, The Netherlands, and has R&D and manufacturing operations in North America, Asia and The Netherlands.

The IT organization of ASML supports information management, infrastructure and key business processes across ASML. Part of the IT organization is the Core IT department. Core IT’s mission is delivering high performing, reliable and secure application-, workplace- and infrastructure services that are available anytime, anywhere and anyplace.

We have transformed the innovation of our IT infrastructure organization to an Agile way of working (SAFe – Scaled Agile Framework) and are looking for a lead engineer in our Data Center Connectivity team within the Infra ART (Agile Release Train). The Data Center Connectivity team is a scrum team and responsible for all innovations of the connectivity products/services in our data centers. We enable our business to run their workloads in our data centers, ensuring fast and easy deployments, high availability, security and scalability in support of ASML’s growth ambitions.

Job Mission

As Lead Engineer you drive the development of data center related connectivity products and services, continuously improving the available product portfolio, availability, security and deployment speed. You are the linking pin between the team (PO, Scrum Master and Engineers) and architecture. Also you provide specialist consultancy to internal customers. Together with our Customer Team and architects you ensure effective and efficient deployment of these solutions for our applications and information systems.

Job Description

  • Develop and improve on-premise enterprise grade data center connectivity products and solutions based on customer demand and architecture roadmap
  • Align requirements from customers, architecture, other infra products (for example compute or storage), security and managed operations
  • Design and PoC/Pilot new products, validating their correct functioning and an efficient deployment
  • Align with colleagues in Operations, ensuring they can deploy and manage the products efficiently
  • Support with the development of the product roadmap, bringing together (future) customer demand and market developments (lifecycle and innovations)
  • Collaborate with Solution and Domain Architects to develop solution designs for specific or complex infra deployments, balancing specific requirements, overall architecture and the strategy to deploy standard products
  • Assure quality in complex deployments
  • Support root cause analysis in case of recurring or high impact issues, and identify required improvements


Bachelor’s or master’s degree in the area of computer science or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • 10+ years’ experience in designing and deploying data center connectivity in a global enterprise;
  • Sufficient knowledge about other infra domains, like (SD)WAN, compute, databases and storage;
  • Experienced in translating business requirements to architectural solutions;
  • Experience with automation (API, cURL, Git);
  • You understand the needs of Operations;
  • Cisco ACI, App Centric focused, Cisco Routing (Nexus, IOS-XE), BGP, Cisco DevNet Professional (a plus), Security Firewalling (Cisco Firepower, Fortinet), Load balancing
  • Scrum, SAFe or other Agile related
  • TOGAF, Archimate
  • ITIL

Personal skills and competences

  • Passionate about driving new technology solutions in an enterprise context and strong drive to continuously learn
  • Combination of helicopter view and hands-on: you like creating high level designs and also to support team members to figure out design/build challenges
  • Self-propelling; you do not wait for direction, but drive innovation together with the team
  • Customer focus
  • Security is part of your DNA
  • Team player in a muti-cultural team
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written (English)

Context of the position

The position is part of the Data Center Connectivity product team in the Infra ART (Agile Release Train). The Infra ART consists of multiple Scrum teams, who focus on Innovating ASML’s standardized IT Infra services, ensuring they are easy to request, easy to consume, secure and always on.


Learn more about this job

About the team