FPGA Designer Power Electronics

Design Engineering and Architecture


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Design Engineering and Architecture

Work Experience

4-9 years

Educational Background

Electrical Engineering

Job Category




Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

NEW Job ID: J-00266906

Introduction to the job

Are you motivated to realize ground breaking FPGA Firmware designs that support our complex ASML machines into the future? Then you might be the colleague we are looking for at Power and High Voltage.

As FGPA Firmware Designer your mission is to define, realize and maintain FPGA firmware solutions that are part of our best in class power electronics with high focus on quality, cost of goods and which belongs to ASML’s company-internal library.

Role and responsibilities

The FPGA Firmware Designer is responsible for the following:

  • Participate in a multidisciplinary design team.
  • Define and document requirements for the FPGA Firmware designs.
  • Perform trade-off studies to determine the preferred implementation scenario for new or changed functions.
  • Model, simulate and verify designs prior to implementation.
  • Write code in VHDL, System Verilog and Embedded C that implements the requirements.
  • Debug and validate designs with internal and external Logic Analyzers.
  • Define, document and execute tests to ensure that the firmware satisfies the requirements.
  • Solve problems and manage problem resolution during first system integration.
  • Contribute to analysis and solution of reliability issues.
  • Operate as the electronics design representative in discussions with SW team.

Education and experience

Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent

  • Affinity with power (analog) electronics is a must.
  • Experience of at least 3 – 5 years as a Firmware designer.
  • Experience with relevant FPGA tooling, timing analysis, debugging and version control.
  • Experience with VHDL, System Verilog, Embedded C and Python.
  • Experience with Analog and Digital test and measurement equipment DSO, Spectrum Analyzer and VNA.
  • Experience with SoC is a pre.


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:

  • You are a highly motivated team player with good social and communication skills that shows initiative with the ability to convince others of certain design choices based on arguments.
  • Strive for accuracy, systematic approach, analytical, problem solving.
  • Have a pragmatic attitude and take ownership in case of issues.
  • Fluent in English in word and writing.

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

The sector Development & Engineering (D&E) of ASML is responsible for the specification, design and realization of the products in the ASML portfolio. Within the sector D&E the department Electronic Development (EDEV) is responsible for the definition, realization, qualification and integration of electronic functions and modules within these products.

The FPGA Firmware Designer reports to the group leader of Power and High Voltage or delegated team leader.

In this position, you’ll need to access US-controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. If you apply, you must be legally authorized to access such US-controlled technology before the job starts.

High quality people are a key asset to our company. To recognize that, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits packages to attract and retain the very best people and let them share in the success that they build. Our rewards philosophy is to attract and retain specific professional knowledge and competencies within the company by offering a competitive package in local markets where ASML is active.


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