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Application Product Development Engineer-Inspection

San Jose, California
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

San Jose - CA, US


Research & development


0-2 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering, Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering


Introduction to the job

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring 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, Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

Role and responsibilities

Develop application for world s most advanced e-beam inspection systems to enhance their value. Provide application support to increase the utilization of high throughput e-beam system for customer s yield enhancement in high volume manufacture environment. Working closely with customer and development engineering, application development engineer is responsible for developing application using high resolution, high throughput e-beam systems to provide monitor and control solution for advanced nodes in semi-conductor industries.

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Education and experience

M.S. and above in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Material Science or Chemical Engineering.

Drive the R&D application development related to new multi-beam (MBI) system, single-beam (SBI) system and new feature application development through feasibility experiment design, design of application related items, hands-on execution, data collection & analysis, and reports compiling.
Drive the development of inspection-related software product related to new e-beam system. Collaborate effectively with other groups in D&E and system engineers to design and perform feasibility studies to validate inspection performance.
Execute 1st and 2nd shipment testing of new software products to meet the customer timeline.
Provide onsite application support at customer site, including evaluation of inspection-related software product, use case demo, tool to tool matching and issue escalation & troubleshooting.
Document and transfer new applications to worldwide customer support team.
Provide application training for customers and local field application engineers.
Engage with customer on novel application products for new business opportunities.


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve - and working together is the only way to do that. You won t work in a silo. Instead, you ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you ll need the following skills:

1-3 years experience in related fields is a plus for candidates, including IC manufacturing, semiconductor process technology, ebeam inspection / metrology or equivalent experience.
Hands-on experience on semiconductor process or equipment is preferred.
Experience of problem solving with machine learning/ deep learning model is a plus.
Image processing, SEM simulation skill is a plus.
Fast learner with strong self-motivation to grow technically; be able to perform job at high standard with minimum supervision, and demonstrated ability to thrive in a high pressure and fast paced environment.

Able to communicate with counterparts efficiently on project work.
Good team player to drive product development with stakeholders.
Critical thinking is needed to drive the problem to be solved.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.
U.S. flexible workplace arrangement may be available to employees working in conductive roles.Mutually-beneficial alternative work arrangement must be approved by manager - Hybrid Working Model.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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  • Job Reference: 673991108-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: ASML
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent