Optical Engineer Intern - (Computational EM)

Research & development

Electrical engineering


Optical engineering

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


No experience (Student)

Job Category

Electrical engineering, Physics, Optical engineering

Published: 6 days ago Job ID: J-00257224-295

Introduction – Job Mission

The intern will be responsible for simulating wafer alignment marks using MATLAB / C prototyping code, analyzing related output signals and drawing conclusions about the feasibility and performance of mark designs.

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). 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.

Job Description

Wafer alignment is an integral process in semiconductor manufacturing by which the wafer position is precisely adjusted using measurements of alignment marks.

The intern will be expected to:

Perform simulations of wafer alignment marks subject to various perturbation conditions and evaluate the output signals.

Contribute to the development of a streamlined simulation workflow.

Document conclusions from simulations and additional contributions in the form of a final report.

Education and Experience

Pursuing Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering / Physics.

Understanding of EM simulation (e.g. FDTD, Fourier optics)

Programming experience (MATLAB, C would be helpful)

Research or experience in nanophotonics / related field

Excellent team, communication and organizational skills.

Willingness to work independently and to identify, analyze and solve both simulation and experimental challenges in a dynamic applied R&D organization.

Personal Skills

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 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.

·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 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 (specify domestic and/or international) dependent on business needs – specify percentage of travel.

·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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