Sr. Product Engineer - Optical Imaging
San Jose, CA 
Posted 21 days ago
Job Description

Sr. Product Engineer - Optical Imaging

Location San Jose - CA, US
Degree Master
Experience 0-2 years
Team Research & development    
Job category Computer science & software engineering    
Reference req19054


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.

Job Mission

We are looking for a highly motivated, hands-on technical individual to support our state of the art Tachyon product. This position will be in our Imaging PEG (Product Engineering Group) organization. The Product Engineering group is responsible for feasibility study of advanced DUV and EUV imaging, ASML scanner model integration, define use case for new product feature proof data, new feature requirements, new customer engagements, Product Requirement Definition (PRD), second-line support of current accounts, release testing with acceptance tests, and training (internal / external). The team works closely with software developers, marketing, sales, operations, SQA, other PEG teams, and customers; therefore this job provides a broad exposure to whole pictures of different products. PEG engineers play a key role in shaping and directing product growth and development. This job also provides excellent career development opportunities thanks to its wide work scope.

Job Description
  • Clear understanding of imaging theories (Abbe, Hopkins)
  • Competency in programming with Matlab, Python, C++, C, for imaging product development
  • Experience in RET/OPC and rigorous simulation (RCWA, FDTD)
  • Knowledge in EUV lithography
  • Knowledge in optimization methods
  • Presentation and customer support skills
  • Ability to explore new applications of our existing product line
  • Create product specification based on Marketing/customer inputs
  • Conduct feasibility studies, prototype testing and generate feature proof data
  • Documentation including the user's manual and other technical documents
  • knowledge of data analytics and machine learning
  • Research, evaluate, and present statistical or Machine Learning methods to provide actionable insights
  • Provide training to field engineers and key customers
  • Chemical amplified resist, Negative tone development and resist processing is a plus
  • Familiar with ASML scanner system and the key imaging modules is a plus
  • Some domestic and international travel required

  • Experience in lithography or related fields
  • Solid understanding of imaging theories (Abbe, Hopkins)
  • Experience in wafer fabs, and direct involvement  in scanner and yield management
  • Direct or indirect experience in OPC (Optical Proximity Correction), including rigorous lithography simulation (Hyperlith, Prolith), RET, and advanced mask technology
  • Intermediate to Advanced software programming skills a plus
  • proficient with the following programming languages, PERL, Python, Lua, and MATLAB

Personal skills
  • Ability to work independently and also effectively as a team member
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and willing to support customers
  • Strong problem solving and innovative thinking skills
  • Quick learner and flexibility are key


Context of the position
  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work. 
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.
Other information

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability




Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
0 to 2 years
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