30+ days ago - req6661

Senior Algorithm Engineer

Research & Development

Computer Science & Software Engineering

Computer Science & Software Engineering

Computer Science & Software Engineering

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & Development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer Science & Software Engineering, Computer Science & Software Engineering, Computer Science & Software Engineering


ASML brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our main headquarters are located in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we also have 18 office locations around the United States- including main offices in Wilton, CT, Chandler, AZ, San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA.

We are proud of bringing together the brightest minds all over the world to tackle the most challenging problems in making faster and smaller chips. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to go beyond yourself in developing more advanced techniques and push the technology boundaries.

ASML San Jose, CA is an industry leader in computational lithography for integrated circuits. Our Tachyon platform enables capabilities that address chip design, photomask making and wafer printing for semiconductor manufacturing and the LithoTuner platform enables lithography optimization for ASML’s leading photo lithography tools, known as ‘scanners’.

Job Mission

In the software research and development (R&D) team, you will be a key member to develop high quality software and contribute to all phases of the development process from designing to release.

Job Description

-Responsible to turning general requirement definitions into functioning modules.
-Develop and test the algorithms independently.
-Maintain the current code base and support customer escalations.


Ph.D. or M.S. in computer science, electric engineering, physics, applied mathematics, or related areas, or equivalent experience.


6+ year experience in C++ and/or other object-oriented software development.

Personal skills

-Solid understanding in data structures and algorithms.
-Experience in developing and debugging multi-threaded/parallel applications.
-Familiar with SQL, UNIX environment and scripting languages.
-Strong verbal and written communication skills.
-Experience in image processing, computational geometry, large data application, highperformance computing and scientific simulation is a good plus.
-Knowledge in semiconductor lithography and IC design is a good plus.

Context of the position

This position primarily works in an office environment. It requires frequent sitting, standing and walking. Daily use of a computer is required. May stand for extended periods when facilitating meetings.

The physical demands of the position described herein are essential functions of the job and employees must be able to successfully perform these tasks for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made for those individuals with real or perceived disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job described.

Other information

EEO/AA (W/M/Vets/Disability) Employer.