Technical Application Manager

  • Vakgebied IT
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10010280
  • Locatie Veldhoven
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER
  • Branche High Tech, IT & Telecom, Industrial

Over deze vacature

ASML 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. They 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 clients microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics.


The Technical Application Manager/Architect (TAM) is a key-role in the IT application services organization and acts on mainly tactical as well strategical level. The TAM owns the technical application landscape and drives the optimization and standardization by designing the landscape, using ASML’s infrastructure building blocks and adhering to ASML’s security policies. The TAM works closely with internal and external service providers to realize these goals and achieving operational excellence. This also includes ensuring that the infrastructural roadmap is developed in a sustainable and integral manner.


Job Mission

Being the bridge between application teams and ASML infrastructure, and by that ensure a smooth delivery of a sustainable technical application landscape.


1. Requirements and Design

  • Identify and define technical application requirements, and it’s ecosystem(s), including
  • Disaster Recovery and Backup configuration of application / application data
  • Fit for operations and serviceability
  • Act as the linking pin between service providers and the IT Competence Centres / Application teams and advice in delivering projects and changes
  • Draft, review and own high level technical design documents with optimal use of standard technology (catalogue) components
  • Design application integrations/interfaces and identify data streams (e.g. firewall rules)
  • Ensure secure access to environments (end users and application management)

2.  Delivery

  • Organize the delivery of the required solutions by
  • Engage with external infrastructure service providers and internal infrastructure experts
  • Ordering of (new/changed) infrastructure services and standard technology components through standard catalogue

3.  Maintain and Control

  • Define and supervise technical application life-cycle roadmap and plan
  • Architectural mapping of application components during application life cycle to infrastructure
  • Optimizing life-cycles of individual applications and infrastructure components (whilst minimizing business impact)
  • Control the technical application landscape by supervising (operations done by Service Providers):
  • The installation, upgrade and maintenance of applications and its infrastructure
  • Monitoring (end to end) and reporting (technical) of application performance, availability and capacity
  • Problem management
  • Application landscape security level (patching, security groups, firewall rules, SW security/vulnerabilities, hotfixes, etc.)
  • Correct registration of application landscape components and their relationships within the CMDB
  • Participate as 3rd level subject-matter expert to identify and solve (high priority) incidents on application landscape (cross team) and advice on actions to be taken

4.  Improvement

  • Measure and improve the process maturity for (technical) application Support
  • Work closely with service providers and architects on designs of new technologies and capabilities, with focus on simplicity
  • Detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement
  • Measure and improve the process maturity of (technical) application support for the internal as well Service Provider organization

5. Quality, Risk & Compliance

  • Manage delivery of application landscape components according to agreed specifications and quality criteria
  • Ensure compliance with applicable architectural guidelines as well as IT policies (e.g. security)
  • Ensure and prove proper disaster recovery configuration, including IT Continuity test (ensuring end-to-end application backup consistency)


ASML is a successful Dutch high-tech enterprise that produces complex lithography systems used by chip manufacturers in the production of integrated circuits. ASML is at the cutting edge of this technology and delivers systems to all the world's leading chip manufacturers. ASML's employees are among the most creative talents in the fields of physics, mathematics, chemistry, mechanical engineering and software. Every day they collaborate in close-knit multidisciplinary teams in which members listen to and learn from one another and exchange ideas. It is the ideal environment for professional development and personal growth.

ASML is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to ASML. We offer:

  • Excellent Remuneration (depending on level of expertise)
  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, commuting allowance or potentially a lease car)
  • Intensive support for international candidates (Including, Visa support, 30% rule, Free Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Community/network/assignments with other technology professionals from a variety of our multinational clients; ASML, Philips, NXP, KLM, Rabobank, Siemens, MSD, Canon etc.
  • Development opportunities, full access to the New Heroes training portal & the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies



Minimum Bachelor (IT related education)  


3-7 years

Personal skills

  • Strategic thinking
  • Creative and Innovative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in the English language
  • Shows initiative
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Result driven
  • Stays focused, maintains personal effectiveness
  • Immune to stress
  • Customer focus and customer facing skills
  • Open to change
  • Planning and organizing