Software Architect

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering



Published: 11 days ago Job ID: J-00262194-657

Introduction to the job

Are you a successful Java software architect who wants to master the very latest emerging technologies? Do you have the thirst to truly understand business and user needs and then translate them into software solutions that make measurable business impact? And are you eager to take a truly holistic view of the semiconductor industry and all of its exciting, fast-developing technologies? If so, we want to talk to you.

We are looking for a talented architect, who embraced Big Data and Microservices long ago. Someone with experience in breaking monolithic applications into effective and efficient microservices. More so where applications were at the forefront of today’s and tomorrow’s challenges on Big Data. Enabling robust data-engineering, database structures, fetching, processing, interacting and visualizing.

Are you the one who wants to take up your next challenge in our industry, work with state of the art machines and data for the greater challenge in Semiconductor Fabs? It could be you – please apply!

Role and responsibilities

The Architect is the technical leader responsible to drive technical design teams and makes appropriate tradeoffs and decisions in order to guarantee the deliverables meet product requirements.

Scope: domain/discipline, module, (sub) function, Integration cluster, solution, train, system function or system

Skillset: has in-depth technical knowledge, owns architecture and requirements for his scope, sees the bigger picture, safeguards the architectural integrity, explains the technical direction and links it to value and technical risk for ASML.
Provides input to the roadmap, ensures technical consistency/commonality across platforms on requirements, designs, and motivation for design differences between platforms.
Translates the roadmap for the scope into a work breakdown to prepare for execution.
Defines requirements related to scope by modelling, technical budgeting and balancing across requirements and risks; (co-)author of the documents related to scope.
Owns the agreed baseline for the requirements. Reviews cross-platform requirements and designs and verifies if requirements have been met.
Takes technical leadership of the integration for related scope, guards the integration concepts for the scope.
Translates the roadmap into an architectural runway with architectural epics and decomposes them into architectural features, including enablers, aligns them in 3inabox.
Prepares and plans the architectural runway for the upcoming quarter in preparation for the planning event.
Provides transparency by reporting the technical status of the architectural epics and features, verifies if definition of done has been met.Aligns with all architects within the scope, inside and outside the train.

Education and experience

MSc or PhD in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.

5+ years from which at least 3 years as a Software Architect in the high-tech industry.
Big Data Architectures / Microservices / Docker / Test & Validation frameworks / UML / Object orientation / Java SE, EE / Scrum experience all expected.
As well as experience with Oracle, Mongo, Kafka, and other common deployments in today’s Big Data world.


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.

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.

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