Application Product Design Engineer

Design Engineering and Architecture

On Product Performance

In a nutshell


San Jose, US


Design Engineering and Architecture

Educational Background

Other technical backgrounds

Job Category

On Product Performance

Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00247729


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, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

Job mission

ASML/HMI brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography & metrology machines, as well as computational lithography & control software products. HMI metrology application design engineer is responsible for product development by high resolution e-beam systems, providing holistic control solution for advanced nodes in semi-conductor industries.

Job description

  • Perform feasibility studies to access performance of e-beam metrology system functionalities, defining metrology application product specification.

  • Be responsible for functional design and performance evaluation on application products, collaborating with different ASML sectors on holistic solution for process control. 

  • Generate and maintain script tooling for design of experiments, enabling efficient performance evaluation and trouble-shooting.

  • Engage with worldwide semi-conductor customers, in charge of new product introduction and early product evaluation.

  • Bring customer use cases learning back to product development, driving solution for metrology performance improvement.

  • 10-20% international travel is required.

Education and experience

Master and above in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical engineering, Material Science or Chemical Engineering.


  • Minimum 2 year relevant experiences of semi-conductor process optimization, data science for process improvement, ebeam technology, optical metrology and/or material characterization.

  • Hands-on experience on CD/overlay metrology or photo-lithography is plus. 

  • Script level programming skills is plus, including Matlab, Python or C++.

  • Able to operate data visualization tool, including excel Marco, JMP or Spotfire.

Skills and competencies

  • Ability to communicate with counterparts efficiently on project work. 

  • Good team player to drive product development with stakeholders.

  • 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.

Other information

  • This position is located on-site in San Joes, CA.  It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation.

  • A flexible workplace arrangement may be available to employees working in roles conducive to remote work (up to two days a week). 


  • 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 – hybrid working Model.

  • May require international travel dependent on business needs – specify percentage of travel.

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

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check band any other tests that may be required.        

Equal Opportunity Employer statement:
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.


The current base annual salary range for this role is currently $115,875-$193,125. 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.