ASML Staff Product Engineer - OPC in San Jose, California
ASML US, LP 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 and San Jose, CA.
We are proud of bringing together the brightest minds all over the world to tackle the most challenging problems in making faster and smaller chips. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to go beyond yourself in developing more advanced techniques and push the technology boundaries.
ASML San Jose, CA is an industry leader in computational lithography for integrated circuits. Our Tachyon platform enables capabilities that address chip design, photomask making and wafer printing for semiconductor manufacturing and the LithoTuner platform enables lithography optimization for ASML’s leading photo lithography tools, known as ‘scanners’.
We are looking for a highly motivated, hands-on technical individual to support our state of the art Optical Proximity Correction product (OPC+). This position will be in our OPC PEG (Product Engineering Group) organization.
The Product Engineering group is responsible for Tool Benchmark / New engagements, Product Definition (PRD), release testing with acceptance tests, second-line support of current accounts, and Training (internal / external). The team functions as a link between R&D; and customers and interacts with most of the other teams (Marketing, Field, Sales, QA, etc.); therefore this job provides a broad exposure to whole pictures of the product. PEG engineers play a key role in shaping and directing product growth and development.
Understand the request/feedback from customers and envision the technical trend with the marketing team.
Define the details of new product features and improvements in each release.
Test and qualify the new feature and improvement in each release, providing the proof book, documentation, and training materials.
Support customers as a second-line engineer to Field engineers to resolve customer issues.
Engage in a new customer benchmark/evaluation, and provide the best solution with the Field team.
Keep improving OPC+ product by internal study, innovative new idea.
M.Sc./M.Eng. and above in Electrical Engineering, Mathematical Engineering, Computer science, Physics, Imaging science, Mechanics, or equivalent experience
In-depth research or engineering experience.
3 or more years of hands-on experience in semiconductor technology engineering with an emphasis on lithography, lithography simulation, semiconductor processing, or related fields.
Direct experience in OPC (Optical Proximity Correction), including lithography simulation, RET, or advanced mask technology is a plus.
Customer support experience is a plus.
Experience in machine learning is a plus.
Strong problem solving and innovative thinking skills.
Intermediate / advanced software programming skills: for example, python, lua, C/C++, and/or MATLAB/MATHCAD.
Quick learner and flexibility are key attributes.
Ability to work independently and also effectively as a member of a team.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Context of the position
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT 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.
ASML offers competitive salaries, health care benefits, 401K, and fun group events.
EEO/AA (W/M/Vets/Disability) Employer
Location: San Jose - CA, US
Experience: 2-5 Professional
Available since: 2/23/2018
Functional area: Research & Development, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Background: Information Technology, Physics / Mathematics, Physics / Mathematics