Algorithms Developer

  • Vakgebied IT
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10015401
  • Locatie Veldhoven
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER
  • Branche IT & Telecom, High Tech, Engineering

Over deze vacature

At ASML, our teams create and implement software designs that run in the most modern semiconductor fabs in the world, helping our customers like Samsung, Intel and TSMC make computer chips faster, smaller, and more efficient. Here, we’re always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.

In the Applications Algorithms group we are responsible for the development and implementation of the common algorithms that are then used by other teams to develop applications to optimize the production process of our customers. We are a group of experts on mathematics, algorithms, numerical methods and software engineering.

We are looking for a new colleague who brings solid mathematical and industrial (Java based) software engineering expertise with a strong drive to deliver results and a fundamental interest in continuously building a stronger and better performing team by challenging and coaching.


Job Mission

  • Collaborate with our experts developing or improving algorithms / mathematical models and contribute to the development from a software point of view. 
  • Create a solid software design for algorithms or parts of it, where speed and memory usage should be optimized.
  • Write quality code that is easy to test and maintain. 
  • Define, automate, and execute tests on unit, component, and integration level
  • Write clear documentation for design and qualification
  • All of the above in close collaboration with team members, working closely together.


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:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies


Education and experience


  • Master in computer science, mathematics, or relevant.


  •  Java SE programming skills on expert level, at least 3 years experience with software development in large industrial environments / projects
  •  Experience with scientific/mathematical programming
  •  Good knowledge of algorithms and data structures in computer science
  •  Good knowledge of linear algebra, preferability also on optimization techniques and control modeling
  •  Understanding of the to-be-implemented mathematical algorithm and make solid java design to realize the algorithm 
  •  Experience with OO design principle, UML diagrams, design patterns
  •  Experience with testing of large systems, understand the concept of unit, component, and system level testing
  •  Experience in Continuous Integration, and with state-of-the art software engineering tools (like Maven, Git, and Atlassian stack)
  •  Extensive knowledge of profiling and debugging
  •  Preferably have Matlab or other scripting experience of algorithms
  •  Preferably have experience python and Julia.
  • Preferably experience in optimizing algorithms for run-time performance and experience with developing for the Apache spark engine


  • Team player, supporting and challenging colleagues to continuously build a stronger and better performing team.
  • Excellent verbal and writing communication skills
  • Analytical and abstract thinking
  • Result oriented
  • innovative.
  • flexible
  • Able to coach other engineers.