30+ days ago - req9595

Technical Project Lead

Research & Development

Research & Development




Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US


Research & Development, Research & Development, EUV


8+ years



Job Category

Optics, Physics, Other technical job categories




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.

Job Mission

Are responsibility and ownership your key strengths and do you take the lead in getting technical issues solved? Do you see the big picture without missing the important details and are you capable to deploy (parts of) complex projects? Then we want to get in touch with you.

ASML is a world leader in the manufacture of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry.ASML’s corporate headquarters is in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. Manufacturing sites and research and development facilities are located in Connecticut, California and the Netherlands. Technology development centers and training facilities are located in the United States, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, and Taiwan. Additionally, ASML provides optimal service to its customers via over 50 sales and service organizations in 16 countries. Founded in the Netherlands in 1984, the company is publicly traded on Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ under the symbol ASML.

Job Description

As a MDO (main deliverable owner), you operate in the project axis of ASML’sorganization. As such, you are responsible for the organization, structure and planning of optical, mechanical components that make up our alignment sensors as well as functional software development. These activities cover the complete development cycle, from architecture definition to final integration. You pro-actively drive the development work in the team and participate in reviewing concepts and designs on all above-mentioned criteria.

The MDO reports to the group leader as well as the project leader(s). He or she maintains regular alignment with the owner of the overall function which his or her module contributes to. Project team sizes vary from people five to more than twenty, a substantial part of which may be at a co-developer.-Create a work breakdown and translate this into a transparent plan utilizing Microsoft Project EP.
-Maintain deliverable plan according to the triple constraint of timing, resources and scope and report on progress.
-Coordinate the deliverables from the team, driving performance, availability, cost and timing.
-Ensure cross discipline dependencies are identified, planned and executed.
-Manage resources in a team and take operational responsibility within projects.
-Identify bottlenecks and/or improvement opportunities within the team.
-Manage and steer co-developers, aligning them with your work breakdown and plan.
-Assess technical risk and create mitigation plans.
Identify risk and facilitate testing at component and system level.


MSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Optics (or similar), or equivalent experience. BS with 5+ years ASML work experience considered.


-At least 3 years of experience in developing, integrating and testing complex products in a multi-disciplinary environment.
-At least 1 years of experience in leading a small to medium-sized team.

Personal skills

-Initiative and pro-active.
-Drives for results and takes ownership.
-Highly motivated team player with excellent social and communication skills.
-Structured with eye for details.
-Leadership; Ability to give direction in a team.
-Accurate and problem-solving.
-Persuasiveness and decisiveness; Pragmatic attitude.
-Personal authority.
-Excellent knowledge of the English language, both spoken and written.

Context of the position

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
-The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
-The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
-May require travel dependent on company needs.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
-Can work under deadlines.
-The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
-Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
-Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
-Can learn and apply new information or skills.

Other information

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

Applicant not eligible for job because export control laws would have prevented applicant from accessing technology and/or technical data necessary to do the job for which he/she applied by required start date.