Technical Application Manager

  • Aanbod Excellent remuneration
  • Functiegroep IT
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 9515900
  • Locatie Veldhoven
  • Contract Via YER
  • Branche Manufacturing

Over deze vacature

To ensure a robust, reliable and available technical application landscape, based upon technology components as listed in the ASML catalogue. Assuring the serviceability and maintainability of the owned system landscape, and shaping the processes to support those objectives.

The Technical Application Manager/Architect (TAM) plays 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
ASML O&I Application Services designs, implements and maintains flexible and easy-to-use information systems that enable seamless collaboration and provide reliable, secure access to and availability of business critical information for ASML’s employees, customers, and suppliers.


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 prio) 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 back-up 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:

  • 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



  • Satisfaction/performance/quality levels of the systems or services delivered
  • Compliance with applicable IT and security policies
  • Compliance with LCM and architectural guidelines
  • Availability and performance of agreed operational services
  • Availability of operational reports and follow up/action list
  • Level of Contribution/ownership of measured and improved process
  • Up-to-date operational standards and procedures
  • Client satisfaction
  • Level of majority activities (operational, tactical, strategic)
  • (Visible) implementation of structural improvements
  • Level of communication with (senior) stakeholders

Personal skills

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