Principal Systems Engineer

ASML Holding NV   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Manufacturing


8 - 10 years

Posted 42 days ago

Job Description

  • Responsible for overall EUV source system architecture. Balances requirements against impact; manages cross-sectoral technical integration.

  • Oversee system design with focus on mechanics, dynamics, system layout, thermal, gas and vacuum design.

  • Deliverables: Feasibility Test Definitions, Product Feasibility Reports, product performance specifications and design specifications, system level alpha test definition and acceptance reports

  • Prepares technical input to key program decisions for review by senior executives. Manage system engineering deliverables to the product generation process such as identification of key technical risks, system performance projections and status of the overall architecture development.

  • Responsible for optimal functional integration of subsystems into the whole product (guiding the product integration plan).

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Requires a PhD in Engineering or Physics with a minimum of 7 years relevant experience; or a Master’s with a minimum 10 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education


  • Experience with complex system design and integration

  • Track record of technical leadership in equipment design and engineering.

  • Ability to cross functional boundaries to build relationships with all areas in the company, to understand and reconcile higher level company and customer needs. The ability to work autonomously as well as in a team.

  • Good interpersonal skills and a proven capability to convey technical matters, both written and orally, in a clear and precise manner

  • Proactive attitude to solving problems and interest in innovative technologies.

  • Familiar with semiconductor equipment technology especially in the areas of optics, vacuum, high pressure & plasma.

  • Internally recognized specialist on complex technical and/or business matters. Will champion significant projects, programs and business initiatives. Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.

  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

  • Exercises independent judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise.

  • Generally free to determine work priorities based on general direction from managers. Proactively identifies potential issues and brings potential solutions to managers. May provide a leadership role for the work group through advanced knowledge in his/her area of specialization.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to translate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problems through written and/or graphical formats.

  • Excellent customer service skills, with an advanced understanding of customer relationship building.

  • Ability to use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and electronic e-mail systems.

Personal skills

  • Demonstrated experience architecting complex, cross functional or cross competence (mechanical, SW, Electronics, controls) systems or subsystems

  • Experience developing complex systems within large engineering teams (>250 engineers), including electrical, mechanical, optical and vacuum systems is preferred