D&E - Software Lead Test Designer (Java) - Linkou

Design Engineering and Architecture

System Integration and Testing

In a nutshell


Linkou, Taiwan


Design Engineering and Architecture

Work Experience

10-15 years

Educational Background

Computer Science

Job Category

System Integration and Testing



Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00276538

Introduction to the job

Would you like to create novel software that helps make Moore's Law possible? Would you like to create and implement Java software designs that help our customers - semiconductors manufacturers - reach new standards of quality and create smaller and faster computer chips? At ASML we create full-stack software products that run in the most modern Semiconductor Fabs in the world, and we are always pushing the boundary of what is possible. 
We are looking for talented Software Test Engineers to join the team responsible for software that keeps the machines in Semiconductor Fabs perfectly calibrated during ongoing production. This could be your next job, so if you would like to join us - please apply! This could be your next job, so if you would like to join us - please apply!

Within ASML, the sector Development and Engineering is responsible for the specification, design, integration, qualification, and sustaining of all ASML products. Taking advantage of customer and manufacturing proximity, the D&E Applications Software of the ASML Center of Excellence (ACE) is located in Linkou, Taiwan

Role and responsibilities

On a macro level, they take the lead in clarifying the understanding of requirements by all parties involved, by clearly defining why and what are the requirements, and expressing how the requirements are met.
On a micro level, Test Engineers design and implement tests that check the quality and functionality of products, while also coaching the team in quality and testability. They participate in all phases of development, from determining the test approach and procedure to troubleshoot and report errors, to communicating recommendations for improvement to the rest of the product development team.
On an even broader scope, the Test Engineer will cooperate with the Test Architect and represent the team in the Test Community gatherings to exchange ideas, experiences and solutions!
Workplace: ACE (ASML Taiwan, Linkou). Travel to the customer sites or the development headquarters (HQ) in the Netherlands several times a year for on-the-job training or software product development planning may be needed as part of the assignment

Education and experience

A relevant BSc or MSc in the area of software engineering, computer science, information systems, IT or electronics

•Java and JavaScript
•Testing tools (e.g. RestAssured, Junit, Jest, Mocha, Enzyme, Cypress, Cucumber)
•Analysis tools (e.g. Splunk)
•Frameworks and practices (e.g. Agile, Scrum, Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development, Behavior Driven Development, Example Mapping, Microservices)
•Nice-to-have development knowledge: Maven, Git, Spring, React, Docker
•Creation of automated unit and integration tests using mocks and stubs
Having this experience is a plus:
•Knowledge of UML and Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD)
•Java software development
•Creation of web-based user interfaces or web application
•Demonstrable experience publishing business-oriented web applications (please include details of your portfolio, if applicable)


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:

- Software Test engineering knowledge – 5+ years of experience in defining and automating software tests and the generation of test reports; suggest process/tooling improvements where necessary
- Proficiency with testing – should be familiar with several testing techniques and tools, as well as be able to interpret results
- Requirements analysis – should be able to help domain experts and developers come up with clear, efficient and effective requirements together
- Troubleshooting – should be able to spot the issues and perform root cause analysis
- Creativity – should be able to envision different scenario variations and also adapt the solution to the project’s needs and limitations
- Communication – should be able to put information out clearly and concisely
- Knack for learning – should be open to learn as the domain is very specific and new technologies are constantly integrated
- Healthy mindset – Should have an open and inclusive mindset

•First of all, you’re passionate about technology and are excited by the idea that your work will impact millions of end-users worldwide
•You’re analytical, and product- and quality-oriented
•You like to investigate issues, and you’re a creative problem solver
•You’re open-minded, you like to discuss technical challenges, and you want to push the boundaries of technology
•You’re an innovator and you constantly seek to improve your knowledge and your work
•You take ownership and you support your team - you’re the backbone of your group
•You’re client and quality oriented – you don’t settle for second-best solutions, but strive to find the best ways to acquire top results

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

Keywords: software engineering, software testing, computer science, Agile, Scrum, Java, product development, object oriented

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