30+ days ago - req9710

Patterning Expert

Research & Development

Chemistry & Material science

Chemistry & Material science

In a nutshell


San Jose - CA, US


Research & Development


8+ years



Job Category

Chemistry & Material science, Chemistry & Material science


ASML US 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 headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we 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

  • Understand patterning options and the performance against requirements of future devices for US customers

  • Understand requirements of lithography solutions and the performance for the proposed patterning options

  • Interactions with key US customers for roadmap, patterning methods and use case development

Job Description

  • Analyze various patterning options for future devices, both MPU and memory, and report likely choices of patterning methods and lithographic solutions for future nodes

  • Customer Interface: responsible for the joint development project activities with primarily US customers. These activities involved in working with the lithography process R&D department of the respective customers on the evaluations and optimizations of the patterning methods in support of the future process technology nodes;

  • Device roadmap: responsible for supporting ASML’s device roadmaps updates through customer communications and technology requirement analysis.


  • Requires a Master’s Degree in Science or Engineering. Ph. D preferred


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the industry at R&D departments

  • Good knowledge on Lithography technologies and patterning technologies from wafer process to OPC

  • Knowledge on process integration and device physics would be preferred

Personal skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to articulate at a system level

  • Good numerical analysis and logic thinking skills

  • Proactive with a strong sense of ownership

  • Self-motivated

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

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