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Senior Embedded Systems Software Engineer

San Diego, California
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

San Diego - CA, US


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering
Introduction to the job

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, 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, Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler, Ariz., San Jose and San Diego, Calif., Wilton, Conn., and Hillsboro, Ore.

As a Software Engineer you will work on developing and maintaining control system software for our DUV line of lasers. You would work with Systems and Algorithms engineers to collect and refine requirements for the project you are working on. Using those requirements, you will formulate designs, implement those designs, and then unit test them.You would then work with our SQA team to verify those implementations so they can be released to the field.

Role and responsibilities

Collect and refine software requirements, and document those requirements in our Requirements Management tool.
Create detailed design documentation that describes implementations that address previously collected requirements.
Develop formal unit test plans to verify implemented functionality.
Code previously created designs, execute unit tests, document the results of those tests.
Integrate new code into the existing code base.
Work with SQA to ensure proper verification coverage.
Investigate defects in existing software, propose solutions to resolve those defects.
Create release documentation, including release notes and upgrade procedures.
Other duties as required.
Job description subject to change at any time.

Education and experience

B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
3 - 5 years commercial experience developing and supporting embedded software for control of electro-mechanical systems
Highly skilled with C++
Experience with Object Oriented Design
Experience with one or more commercial real time operating systems
Knowledge of software engineering processes, including Software configuration management and the ability to read and create appropriate project documentation.
Knowledge of real time operating systems, control system theory, embedded software design, real time system interactions in an embedded environment
Knowledge of microcontroller architectures and principles of operation
Knowledge and ability to work with oscilloscopes, and signal generators


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:

Strong English communication skills - both written and oral
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
Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customers
Ability to use Microsoft office products Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio
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.
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
U.S. Flexible Work policy may be available to employees who work in conductive roles. Mutually-beneficial alternative work arrangement must be approved by manager - hybrid working Model.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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  • Job Reference: 707223185-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: ASML
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent