30+ days ago - req7009

Pre-Development Optics engineer

Design Engineering



In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Design Engineering


3-7 years



Job Category

Physics, Optics




Do you have a creative way of thinking and do you like to be challenged in solving complex problems? If so then you will enjoy working in our EUV Source Laser department! It’s a great opportunity for professional development and personal growth. Especially when you are a true self-starter who likes to understand and improve a highly complex laser system

Job Mission

As an Pre-Development Design Engineer you are part of a multidisciplinary team (optical, thermal, mechanical, electrical, software and industrialization) that performs feasibility studies in order to secure the next generation EUV source Laser. And strengthen the ASML EUV source laser IP portfolio.You achieve your goals by building knowledge of the product design, functionality and fundamental working principle. You do this by coming up with creative solutions, creating optical models and translating the outcome into practical designs. Once the concept is understood and proven, you transfer the results to the product development teams for industrialization of the solution.

Job Description

-Generate new ideas / proposals to address challenges in future generation products.
-Use modelling to come to design choices.
-Align your designs with team members from different disciplines and external partners / suppliers.
-Proof of concept.
-Documentation and communication of the design concepts


Master Degree in Optics or (Laser) Physics


2-5 year in a research and development environment for high end (laser) optical systems.

Personal skills

-Ability to overview and understand the physical operation principal of complex optical system and generate detailed modeling and simulation to predict its performance.
-Creative mind
-Define and build-up optical tests setups.
-Analyze test results (using Excel and/or MATLAB).
-Good analytical skills
-Good (English) communication skills in technical and cross-project interactions.
-Team player
-Strong self-propelling behavior
-Express a ‘can-do’ and problem solving mentality.
-Eager to develop yourself personally and technically