30+ days ago - req450

Metrology Design Engineer

Research & Development




In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & Development


3-7 years



Job Category

Physics, Mathematics, Optics




Do you have excellent modelling and simulation skills? Do you know how to use your mathematical knowledge to help improve the performance of ASML systems? Do you like working together in multi-disciplinary teams to improve our products to enable our clients to
create the world’s most advanced chips? Then the position of Metrology Design Engineer might be the perfect fit for you.

Job Mission

Metrology orchestrates the behavior of powerful mechatronic modules, so that together they achieve an extraordinary combination of speed and accuracy. It’s basically the brain of ASML lithography systems. To make sure our customer can keep printing smaller and smaller features on chips using our machines, we need people who can help us create next-generation
metrology products.

Job Description

Your main tasks & responsibilities are:
Participating in the definition of machine-level specification of different functions, such as functionality, algorithms, performance and reliability;
Troubleshooting issues within our factory or at customer sites;
Investigating the machines’ failure modes and figuring out how to contain the situation in order to ‘buy time’ to find the root cause of a problem;
Performing feasibility studies for required improvements by conducting experiments, running simulations, and analyzing existing (customer) data;
Interacting with specialist software designers in the project team to enable new functionalities;
Integrating and testing functions against specifications.


A Master’s degree or PhD in Physics, Applied Mathematics or other Engineering (such as
Electrical or Mechanical).


Experience with functional specification and integration;
Experience with data analysis and modeling (preferably with Matlab or Python);
Experience designing algorithms and functional models;
Able to break down a large problem into manageable components.

Personal skills

Our working environment is dynamic and international, we continuously push the technical boundaries which requires you to be:
Team player and excellent communicator;
Strong technical background and drive towards solutions;
Goal-oriented and self-initiating;
Can-do attitude;
Ability to influence without power.

Context of the position

These positions areavailable within Functional Metrology Groups ( Grid &SPM,Image Alignment, Image Quality, Leveling, Wafer alignment)