30+ days ago - req9960

Senior Application Engineer


In a nutshell


Boise - ID, US


8+ years



Job Category



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

Application Engineering is ASMLs department that support customers worldwide to enhance their cutting edge lithography technology in their state of the art semiconductor fab. If you want to work on the forefront of semiconductor manufacturing and deliver “fit for purpose” solutions the Application Engineering department is the department which can offer you this possibility.

-Support ASML customers with their current and future challenges in process development to efficiently produce devices with ever shrinking features.
-Identify strategies to stretch the lithography equipment and associated processes beyond its specification to deliver the customer the required on product performance.
-Cooperate with and drive the applicable ASML organization in order to come up with a solution that meets customer’s need.
-Responsible for the organization of the project management activities and communication with Customer engineers as well as ASML engineers in the local offices.

Job Description

-Interact with and develop a solid working relationship with the customer to help understand and develop RequisitionLocald solutions to their fabrication issues.
-Working with account team and marketing organization in The Netherlands and at ASML World Wide (WW) local offices to define the package that meets customers’ requirements.
-Demonstrate technical leadership through problem solving, training and presentation.
-Own a broad technical knowledge of lithography and metrology.
-Give strategic guidance to junior engineers.
-Own the day to day project management activities and drive a technical team towards product RequisitionLocal demonstration and integration of solutions with the goal to meet customer requirements and achieve tool-of-record configuration.


Master degree or PhD in Physics, Applied Mathematics, Chemistry or Engineering preferred with a background of (semiconductor) physics, statistics or mathematics.


-5 years’ experience in a semiconductor environment (within the area of lithography, patterning and/or metrology).
-Excellent process knowledge (able to provide insight in process information, front till back end processes).
-Ability to perform in high pressure and high ambiguity (semiconductor) environment.
-Ability to lead and steer small technical teams.
-Technical background of ASML tools and products.
-Knowledge of Memory semi-conductor devices process and challenges.

Personal skills

-Strong client focus and commitment to customer satisfaction.
-Solution minded and able to see and develop the bigger picture.
-Strong technical background and drive towards solutions.
-Excellent multi-cultural communication skills in the English language (spoken and written).
-Project management skills or willingness to learn.
-Ability to create clear presentations with point analysis.
-Creative and broad thinker.
-Act decisively, be pro-active and taking responsibility.
-Eagerness to learn and keep up-to-date with the latest technological developments.
-Drive own technical development and learning.
-Thrives in a large and dynamic organization with various stakeholders.
-Acts as team-player in engineering teams, and able to motivate team members.

Context of the position

Thisposition primarily works in an office environment. It requires frequentsitting, standing and walking. Daily use of a computer is required. May standfor extended periods when facilitating meetings. The physical demands of theposition described herein are essential functions of the job and employees mustbe able to successfully perform these tasks for extended periods. Reasonableaccommodations may be made for those individuals with real or perceiveddisabilities to perform the essential functions of the job described.

Other information

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