Embedded Software Department Architect

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering

Published: 24 days ago Job ID: J-00250577-775

Introduction to the job

Are you an experienced software architect with a broad technical vision and interest, and ready for the next challenge? Do you combine a strong software engineering background with excellent stakeholder management skills? Then this Embedded Software Department Architect is the right position for you!

Role and responsibilities

As a department architect, you have to strike the right balance between operation and strategy. You are owning the technical department roadmap which you develop together with the other architects.
You will be chairing the team of embedded software scanner architects, which you inspire, support and connect.
You are a technical leader who has a clear technical vision. With your strong communication skills, you are able to convey this vision to a broad audience. You are an entrepreneur, who is up to something new, and who is able to change the status quo. You are the technical linking pin between other software and functional departments.
Next to this. you will be technically accountable for the embedded scanner software. You are able to perform deep dives to validate the content. Furthermore, you are instrumental in the SMART program support.

Education and experience

Education and experience
MSc in e.g. Computer Science (or similar technical background).


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:

• Proven experience in product development and software architecture realization.
• You will ensure technical consistency/commonality across products on requirements, designs, and motivation for design differences between products.
• You have proven experience in successfully driving architectural changes in mid to large size software projects.
• You are innovative by nature, driving application and architectural progress hence to stay ahead of competition.
• Result-driven and proactive attitude
• Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication
• You’re a high energy, outgoing personality that adapts well to a variety of individuals and different levels within the organization.
• You have strong interpersonal skills and analytical skills, a strong drive to understand the context of the product. You thrive in a team environment and work well with others. You have authority without being hierarchical.
• Strong stakeholder management skills
• Can do mentality

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

These positions require access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.
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