Sr. Software Architect

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & development

Work Experience

8+ years

Job Category

Computer science & software engineering

Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: req32251

Introduction to the job

ASML US 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, the 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.

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.

Role and responsibilities

As a Software Architect, you will the go to leader in the design and software development for the best-in-class wafer inspection tools.If you are a collaborative team player who enjoys technology challenges, join our team! You will partner with other team members to build robust software in support of ASML’s world-leading e-Beam product line.

Design and develop computer software systems, software system GUI, in conjunction with hardware product development.Analyzes software requirements and collaborates with other engineering teams to determine feasible solutions within time constraints.

  • Utilize OOD and design patterns to formulate modular software systems per specs.
  • Design and perform module unit test, simulation and system integration tests.
  • Write requirements, design document and test plan.
  • Carry out performance analysis, troubleshooting and technical support.

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or related fields.Higher degree desired.
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant work experience.
  • Expert in OOD, design patterns and Windows softwaredevelopment using C#.
  • Ability to understand and analyze C++ code.
  • In depth experience in .Net Remoting / WCF, WPF, multi-threadedprogramming and communication protocols.
  • Semiconductor equipment control experience is nice tohave
  • Experience in large scale software design andarchitecture.
  • Proficient in design break down of large scale softwaresystem to smaller building blocks and development tasks.
  • Ability to define software roadmap and new technologyinsertion.
  • Deep experience with Git, Agile methodology andsoftware development life cycle
  • Familiarity with commonly used libraries/interfaces,such as Prism, Autofac, gRPC


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:

  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customersatisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Excellent skills in problem solving and criticalthinking.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention todetail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environmentwith changing workloads.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and followthrough on assignments with minimal supervision.

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


The Californiabase annual salary/hourly range for this role is currently$154,125 -$256,875. Payscales are determined by role, level, location and alignment with marketdata. Individual pay is determined through interviews and an assessment ofseveral factors that that are unique to each candidate, including but notlimited to, job-related skills, relevant education and experience,certifications, abilities of the candidate and pay relative to other teammembers. Our recruiters can share more information about our bonus program,benefits and equity during the hiring process.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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