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Senior Software System Test Engineer - ASML Netherlands B.V.

Veldhoven HBO Interim/Self-employed, Secondment via YER
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Senior Software System Test Engineer - ASML Netherlands B.V.

Veldhoven IT IT HBO Interim/Self-employed, Secondment via YER
Ruben Noten
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ASML Netherlands B.V.


Veldhoven IT HBO Interim/Self-employed, Secondment via YER
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Working in the Business Line Applications of ASML!


The Software Integration team is responsible for: 

  • The integration of software deliverables into deployable software package (release/patch)  
  • The qualification and verification of those packages at the system level  

Job Mission 

As Software System Test Engineer, you will test the software packages at system level before the software is released to ASML customers for beta test. Your mission is to provide the test team with tests so they can meet the test coverage requirements. By focusing on test automation, you will deliver these results in a shorter time. 


Job description 

As a Software System Test Engineer, you are a member of the Applications Software Integration team. This means we are looking for somebody who will: 


Create / maintain / extend / improve system level test cases by improving system level test coverage: 

  • The YS system is continuously evolving; thus, our system level regression test cases also need continuous attention 
  • When new features are/will be added to the software, the system level test team will judge if a new system level test design must be delivered together with the software feature  

Prepare / execute / analyze alpha tests, weekly and daily validation tests: 

  • Executing all testing tasks in the test plans 
  • Report all the found issues found with a description that will make easy for developers can solve them 
  • Report the information in an overview  

Develop test automation scripts to gain efficiency in testing 

  • Migrate and split existing test cases to run faster on virtual machines 
  • Develop analysis capabilities for quick pass/fail analysis 

Test infrastructure is made of proto systems/dev-benches/test-benches and test PCs 

  • These test PCs must run reliably and repeatedly the tests 
  • These test PCs up to date and running on the ASML network 

Hands-on experience with 

  • Python 
  • PowerShell  
  • Robot-Framework 

Strive for: 

  • Continuous improvements 
  • Suggestions that challenge the status-quo 
  • Helping and encouraging team members. 
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.

Our employees are our strength, and together we want to get the most out of them. That starts with offering attractive terms of employment that meet your needs. According to our employees, the personal attention at the client makes all the difference.

You can expect:

  • Varied work content due to the diversity in technologies, markets and projects
  • A competitive salary and attractive benefits
  • Flexible working hours of 32 - 40 hours per week in combination with working from home or in the office.
  • An open culture that focuses on collaboration, learning and having fun
  • An innovative work environment


A technical bachelor degree or higher, preferably in Computer Science or Engineering. 


  • Minimum 4 years of experience with software testing
  • Minimum 4 years of experience with test automation tools (Robot-Framework is a must) 
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in regression and progression system testing 
  • Hands-on experience with data analytics for results visualization
  • ISTQB certified is a big pre 

Personal skills 

  • Team player 
  • Result driven, “make-it-happen attitude”. 
  • Independent way of working in our dynamic explorative environment 
  • Active listening, giving feedback. 
  • Strong analytical view combined with pragmatic attitude (flexibility) 
  • Quality driven 
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) and good knowledge of English 
  • Good sense of time management, act according to the priorities.
  • Eye for detail, being critical, testers mind.
  • Being used to working under pressure (during test phases).
  • Always looking for an opportunity to improve.
  • Finishing tasks.
  • Knowing when well is good enough and when to stick to your opinion.
  • Able to look at the product from different perspectives.


Python, PowerShell, GIT, Jira, Bamboo, Agile, Scrum, System Testing, Software, Semiconductor Industry, High-Tech, Test Engineering, Test Automation, System Testing, Robot-Framework 

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