Senior OPC Product Engineer

Design Engineering and Architecture


In a nutshell


San Jose, US


Design Engineering and Architecture

Work Experience

0-1 year, 4-9 years

Educational Background

Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Job Category




Programming Language

C, Python

Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00280240

Introduction to the job

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

We are looking for a highly motivated, self-driven, hands-on technical individual to support our state-of-the-art Optical Proximity Correction product (OPC+). This position will be in our OPC PEG (Product Engineering Group) organization.

OPC PEG team functions as a link between R&D and customers and interacts with most of the other teams (Marketing, Field, Sales, QA, etc.); therefore, this job provides a broad exposure to whole pictures of the product. OPC PEG engineers play a key role in shaping and directing OPC product growth and development.

Role and responsibilities

The Product Engineering Group is responsible for tool benchmark, new feature engagements with customer, new product / feature definition, release testing with acceptance tests, second-line support of current accounts, and training (internal / external).

  • Understand the request/feedback from customers and envision the technical trend with the marketing team.

  • Define the details of new product features and improvements in each release.

  • Test and qualify the new features and improvements in each release, providing the proof book, documentation, and training materials.

  • Keep improving OPC product by internal studies and innovations.

  • Support customers as a second-line engineer to field engineers to resolve customer issues.

  • Engage in a new customer benchmark / evaluation and provide the best solution with the Field team.

Education and experience

Ph.D., M.Sc./M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Optical Engineering, Imaging science, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent education/experience

  • In-depth research or engineering experience.

  • Experience in semiconductor technology with an emphasis on lithography, lithography simulation, or analysis tools is a plus.

  • Direct experience in OPC (Optical Proximity Correction), including lithography simulation, ILT, RET, or advanced mask technology is a plus.

  • Customer support experience is a plus.


  • Strong problem analysis/solving and innovative thinking skills.

  • Ability to work independently and also effectively as a member of a team.

  • Intermediate software programming skills in one of following: python, perl, Lua, C/C++, has the capability to design a algorithm to resolve a Intermediate level problem.

  • Quick learner and flexibility are key attributes, willing to learn new knowledge

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Diversity and 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


EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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The current base annual salary range for this role is currently $141,750-$236,250. 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.