Senior Metrology (e-beam) Applications Engineer

Applications Engineering

In a nutshell


Hillsboro, US


Applications Engineering

Educational Background

Data Science



Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00258919

Introduction to the job

ASML US 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, the 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.

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). As a condition of employment, qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.


Role and responsibilities

  • Ensures metrology recipe setup, recipe verification, data sanity testing, post processing and final data analysis are done well and efficiently. Will need to use a balance of personal hands-on execution with enabling and training other team members.

  • Responsible for providing reliable, ready-to-use data and/or analysis to ASML projects and product development teams. Will play an active role in how data/ analysis is used to develop novel solutions or products.

  • Identifies opportunities for structural improvements in processes, methodologies and organization. Drives those improvements in a collaborative manner across inter-functional teams and departments.

  • Collaborates within ASML and with ASML’s customers to understand customer-specific use cases & requirements. Uses that knowledge to help drive technical direction of relevant projects and products.

  • Effectively aligns, communicates and reports out to external customers and ASML internal stakeholders.

Education and experience

  • PhD, Master or Bachelor's degree in Physics, Applied Mathematics, Chemistry or Engineering preferred with a background of (semiconductor) physics, statistics or mathematics or equivalent experience.

  • At least three to five years of experience in a semiconductor environment.

  • Experience in state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing or related processes.

  • Be able to perform in high pressure and high ambiguity environment.

  • Technical background of lithography or e-beam inspection/metrology tools and products.

  • Knowledge of semi-conductor devices process and challenges.


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:

  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.

  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.

  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.

  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.

  • 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 and deadlines.

  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.

  • 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 manager, 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.

  • May require travel dependent on business needs.

  • 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

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