Solution Architect

  • Aanbod Excellent remuneration
  • Functiegroep IT
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8185700
  • Locatie Veldhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche High Tech

Over deze vacature

Challenging assignment at one of the most high-tech companies in the world.


The IT division supports information management, infrastructure and key business processes across ASML. The ICT infrastructure, hardware and applications are absolutely mission-critical for almost all ASML’s internal and external activities.

A sub-department within the IT organization is CCP ST PLM (Competence Centre Product, Solution Team Product Lifecycle Management); this department is responsible for the infrastructure and tooling for ASML’s development organization. Within CCP three development disciplines are represented: mechanical, electrical and software engineering. You will be working in the mechanical team.

As Architect you are responsible for defining the overall/ integral PLM solution roadmap for a functional area, in close alignment with business and IT stakeholders and IT vendors. You define and create the short and long term PLM roadmap and guidelines and secure that projects stick to the roadmap. You are the expert on current and future solution functionality and engineering business processes.

Besides this you will be responsible for:

  • You will translate business needs into technical solutions (architectural designs, functional designs, technical designs) which can be implemented and contribute to the ASML IT standards
  • Timely and clear communication, share information and knowledge
  • Share responsibility and make use of expertise of others
  • Focus on targets and evaluate, find the right balance between execution and planning
  • Challenge the business proactively and determine the future together
  • Professionalise the architecture team in processes, methods and governance

You act within the PLM Team in the ASML IT Competence Centre Product and works in close corporation with other PLM domain architects and business process owners.


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


Requested skills

  • Master’s degree, preferable in Engineering, is a must
  • 10+ years of experience with PLM architecture in a high-tech complex environment
  • Good knowledge of Archimate or similar tooling
  • PLM knowledge is a must, Teamcenter is a strong pre
  • Experience as manager of a team of architects is a pre
  • Experience in translation of Business requirements into an architecture design

Personal skills

  • Capability to lead workshops and translate business needs to architecture requirements
  • Proactive personality who can deal with resistance
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Dare to challenge the status quo
  • Motivated and enthusiastic team player
  • Well-developed consultancy skills combined with hands-on mentality
  • Passionate about driving innovative solutions
  • Fluent in the English language