IT-PLM Solution Architect

Computer Science & Software Engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer Science & Software Engineering




Do you want to make a difference in the world of Product Lifecycle Management? Do you have a structured approach to architecture and are you able to align PLM processes and solutions amongst business and IT stakeholders?

Job Mission

Lead the PLM domain of Systems Engineering and Virtual Product Development to deliver business RequisitionLocal by creating excellent PLM solutions business critical projects and programs.

Job Description

As IT Architect you are responsible for defining the PLM solution roadmap for the “Define” functional area, in close alignment with business and IT stakeholders and IT vendors. The “Define” domain covers the Definition part of the classic V-Model and includes systems engineering, requirements management and virtual product development. You define and create the short and long term PLM roadmap and guidelines and secure that projects stick to the roadmap. You are the expert on current and future solution functionality and engineering business processes.

Besides this you will be responsible for:
-You will translate business needs into technical solutions (architectural designs, functional designs, technical designs) which can be implemented and contribute to the ASML IT standards;
-Timely and clear communication, share information and knowledge;
-Share responsibility and make use of expertise of others;
-Focus on targets and evaluate, find the right balance between execution and planning;
-Challenge the business proactively and determine the future together;You act within the ASML IT Competence Center Product Lifecyle Management and work in close corporation with other PLM domain architects and business process owners.
Master’s degree, preferable in Engineering, is a must.


Master’s degree, preferable in Engineering, is a must


-10+ years of experience with PLM architecture in a high tech complex environment;
-Good knowledge of Archimate or similar tooling;
-PLM knowledge is a must, Teamcenter is a strong pre;
-Experience in translation of Business requirements into an architecture design.

Personal skills

-Capability to lead workshops and translate business needs to architecture requirements;
-Proactive personality who can deal with resistance;
-Strong communication and presentation skills;
-Dare to challenge the status quo;
-Motivated and enthusiastic team player;
-Well-developed consultancy skills combined with hands-on mentality;
-Passionate about driving innovative solutions;
-Fluent in the English language.

Context of the position

At ASML we invent, develop and manufacture world-leading high tech lithography machines for our chip making customers. These tailor-made machines can image billions of structures in a few seconds with an accuracy of a few silicon atoms. Our headquarters are located in the heart of the Eindhoven region, also known as ‘Brainport’, Europe’s top tech hub.
A sub-department within the IT organization is CCP ST PLM (Competence Center Product, Solution Team Product Lifecycle Management); this department is responsible for the infrastructure and tooling for ASML’s development organization. Within CCP three development disciplines are represented: mechanical, electrical and software engineering. You will be working in the mechanical team.

Other information

To attract and retain the best people, we have a competitive employment conditions package, including
-Fixed 13th month;
-Attractive profit scheme; 5 year average (2017): 16.4%
-27 holidays and 13 additional free days.
ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the dedication of a company that recognizes and rewards extraordinary performance.