Senior Software Architect - Trusted Data Foundation

Design Engineering and Architecture


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Design Engineering and Architecture

Work Experience

10-15 years

Educational Background

Data Science

Job Category




Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

NEW Job ID: J-00273513


For ASML data is an asset which has a lot of business value which we need to protect and properly manage. By carefully managing our data assets (quality, definitions, owners, change control) ASML is realizing a trusted data foundation build on a federated data catalog architecture across all digital platforms and using the data mesh concept.

Context of the position

The mission of the data governance group within D&E DATA is to define and drive a collection of practices and processes which help to ensure the formal management of data assets for ASML machine data on our digital platforms, as well as enabling the implementation of the data policy. This includes defining required roles, applications, processes and governance structures. In this role you will closely collaborate with the team that is defining the longer term digital strategy roadmap.

Job Mission

As SW architect Trusted Data Foundation you are responsible to define and drive the architecture for the ASML trusted data foundation across our digital platforms. You will be the co-architect of the (federated) data catalog architecture and implementation of data mesh. You will also be the competence lead of the knowledge engineering subcompetence (as part of the Product Data Governance competence (TC-0166)).  Using your expertise on data modelling and knowledge graphs you will be contributing to diagnostics research projects. To achieve this you will involve the right expertise from other architects and data experts, engage and motivate people.

Job Description

  • Define and drive Data (Mesh) Architecture for ASML Trusted Data Foundation, including definition of (federated) data catalog architecture

  • Follow technology trends and ensure ASML roadmaps are updated to incorporate state-of-the-art techniques for data value generation.

  • Responsible for identifying and developing new technology competence (owner subcompetence knowledge engineering)

  • ASML representative in the SEMI standards organization (which is aiming to standardize data across the semiconductor industry)

  • Contribute to overall ASML Digital Platform architecture


  • Master degree in field of Technology, IT or Business

  • Data management architecture and process experience and knowledge


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in high-tech environment (or comparable complex R&D environment) in the field of data architecture, data definitions and data platforms

  • Experience as architect in data related topics is a must

  • Knowledge of recent data governance trends like e.g. data mesh and federated data catalog architectures

  • Affinity with software coding, software solutions, standards and guidelines, familiar with software development process and the various stages in software development

  • Experience with data modelling, knowledge engineering, ontology concepts

  • Understanding the basics of data security and data protection

  • Basic understanding on data lineage and data pipelines

  • Familiar with agile way of working

  • Preferably knowledge of Collibra Data Governance Center (or comparable)

  • Preferably knowledge of Polarion and ability to use Polarion

  • Preferably knowledge on XML and XSD

  • Knowledge of enterprise architect is a pre

Personal Skills

  • Act decisively

  • Customer-focused

  • Can deal with resistance and manage criticism

  • Hands-on mentality

  • Show critical sense

  • Take responsibility

  • Think broadly

  • Build relationships at different levels

  • Check and maintain quality

  • Organize & Delegate

  • Demonstrate flexibility

  • Good communication skills and proficiency in the English language


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