30+ days ago - req9997

Senior Java Software Architect

Research & Development

Computer Science & Software Engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & Development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer Science & Software Engineering




Are you a successfulJava software architect who wants to master the very latest emergingtechnologies? Do you have the thirst to truly understand business and userneeds and then translate them into software solutions that make measurablebusiness impact? And are you eager to take a truly holistic view of thesemiconductor industry and all of its exciting, fast-developing technologies?If so, we want to talk to you.

Job Mission

Your mission is tospearhead projects in a completely new business line within ASML, to interactwith customers and create applications in a diverse range of processes – acrossthe entire web fab environment. Moreover, these applications will strike apositive impact at the core of our customers’ business. To achieve this youwill need to keep pace with, and implement, the very latest developments andinnovation in software. And more than just exceptional technical talent, youwill need to develop excellent communications skills that will enable you tonot only investigate customer requirements to the nth degree but also toexplain and convince non-software people about the nature of complexapplications.
You will become a dynamic investigator, visionary and recognized solutionsprovider. This is more than source code. This is a challenging positionrequiring you to develop and practice an exciting new variety of abilities andskills. But because the impact you will make is so immediate and so significantit is also a position that comes with great satisfaction and an immense sense ofachievement.

Job Description

As a software architectyou will specify application software architecture, keeping testability,extendibility and maintainability in mind. But this is ASML, so notsurprisingly there are plenty of opportunities for professional growth, and youwill develop an extremely valuable set of new hard-and soft-skills. Inparticular, you will:

  • Be the owner/writer of the software requirements &design specifications, and maintain this with focus on improvements fromlessons learned and customer feedback (Issues, 8Ds).
  • Define product requirements and create high-levelarchitectural specifications, ensuring feasibility, functionality, andintegration with existing systems and platforms
  • Translate business requirements into systems qualitiesand hence into repeatable design strategies and patterns that enable thosequalities
  • Survey external emerging developments, and apply newtechnologies, standards and methodologies that will have a positive impacton our company's bottom-line
  • Feel the pulse of the market, management, anddevelopment team. Balance the interests of the customer, the organizationand the people, in creating an architecture that fulfils the requirements,matches the business goals, and is workable & implementable
  • Identify and mitigate risks during the development ofnew products.
  • Identify the most important architectural issues in theexisting architecture – rather than being complete, or rather thancreating new architecture from scratch
  • Prioritize not only your own work, but also thetechnical issues, especially distinguishing between ‘urgent’ and‘important’.


Master’s degree inComputing Science


10+ years from which atleast 5 years as a Java Software Architect UML / Object orientation / Java SE,EE / Scrum experience is highly appreciated

You're able to motivate and coach yourcolleagues while designing and implementing new architecture, you have apolitical antenna and know who your audience is.

Personal skills

  • Analytical thinker - instead of incident management,issue management;
  • Make it happen attitude;
  • Politically sound to resistinternal issues;