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Optical Design Engineer - ASML Netherlands B.V.

Veldhoven WO Master Secondment via YER
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Optical Design Engineer - ASML Netherlands B.V.

Veldhoven Research & Development Engineering & Development WO Master Secondment via YER
ASML Netherlands B.V.


Veldhoven Engineering & Development WO Master Secondment via YER
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Engineering & Development
About this vacancy

New job opportunity

Are you challenged by demanding projects in a multidisciplinary context? Do you have the technical capabilities to develop and industrialize optical systems? Are you able to cooperate in a technical team of professionals in order to realize defiant customer requirements? Please contact us today. We currently have exciting opportunities for an Optical Design Engineer.

Job Mission

As Optical Design Engineer in our Development and Engineering Business Line Applications you will be a key player in a multidisciplinary environment in which you will have to demonstrate your skills and knowledge.

You will work in a multidisciplinary project (physics, mechanics, electronics, mechatronics, industrialization, supplier quality and software) that develops the Illumination part of the optical column for the Yieldstar metrology tool in Analyzing requirements.

Specifying and designing optical modules and its components in collaboration with other competences (mechanics, mechatronics, electronics, software, industrialization), suppliers and sectors.

  •  Providing algorithms towards software engineering.
  • Integrating, calibrating and testing the optical system.
  • Troubleshooting, analyzing root causes analysis and designing solutions.
  • Being part of the project team

The Yieldstar Optical Column Source group is, within the sector Development and Engineering, part of the Business Line Applications. We develop and deliver solutions to measure properties of a features on a semiconductor wafer. These measurements are then used to control and improve the performance of lithographic systems that produce semiconductors devices. One of the main products in the portfolio is the YieldStar metrology tool. The Source group is responsible for the creation and shaping of the light source that will be used by the Sensor of this tool.

Diversity and inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

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.

Great conditions.

To succeed as the Optical Design Engineer:

  • Qualified (by education or experience) in Applied Physics, or similar on at least Master level, or similar.
  • Eperience in optics and optical design (from specifications till qualification/integration). Hands-on experience is mandatory. Eager to develop technical knowledge.
  • Capable of supporting development with optical design verification (e.g.: Zemax) and data analysis (e.g.: Matlab) tools.
  • Zemax knowledge and experience is the main requirement for this role (must).
  • Real affinity for multidisciplinary module development, including the DfX aspects (e.g.: cost, serviceability, reliability, manufacturability, supplier quality)
  • Possibility to design algorithms to support software calibration, qualification and diagnostics.
  • ASML experience is always welcome.

Personal skills

  • Curiosity
  • Contribution to the strength of our group: collaboration, interaction and inclusion
  • Strong belief in ASML values
  • Teacher mindset
  • Drive for results, solutions and decision
  • Can-do mentality
  • Speak up attitude
  • Open for feedback
  • Adaptability
  • Excited by technics
  • Curiosity

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