C++ and Algorithm Software Development Engineer

| San Jose, CA, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 143,250-238,750 Annually
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Introduction to the Job

  • The mission of this role is to participate the computational geometry algorithm team to research, design and implement algorithms in C/C++ or maintaining existing C/C++ software to serve customers and other teams to solve the semiconductor fab problems.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • As a Sr. Software Engineer you will develop features and functionalities for the verification software to perform lithographic manufacturability check. The developer is expected to participate in software design, and also to maintain and optimize base level library. The position needs to identify the product bottlenecks and boost its performance to accommodate customers' demands. We expect the developer to provide solid work estimates and planning, and also to communicate closely with Marketing, Project engineers, and Quality Assurance team.
  • In the software research and development (R&D) team, you will be a key member to develop high quality software and contribute to all phases of the development process from designing to release. You will be responsible for independently developing and testing the algorithms and turn general requirement definitions into functioning modules. A good candidate should exhibit strategic thinking, be self-motivated and collaborative with team members.
  • There is no travel required in general for this position.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • PhD or Masters with equivalent in Computer Science, Electric Engineering, physics, Applied Mathematics, or related areas.
  • Three or more year of experience in C++ Object-Oriented Software Development
  • Solid understanding in Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Experience in developing and debugging Multi-threaded/Parallel Applications
  • Familiar with UNIX environment and scripting languages
  • Experience in Computational Geometry, Large Data Application, High Performance Computing, Algorithm Optimization and Geometric Pattern processing (matching) is a good plus
  • Knowledge in Semiconductor Lithography and IC design layout processing is a good plus


  • Strong C++ template class development skills. Familiar with STL and boost.
  • Strong experience designing and building Algorithms
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be a team player and be able to take on any project by others.
  • Strong problem solving skill by using available resources.
  • Strong and fast experimenting skills to quickly try out different approaches.
  • Familiar with MongoDB is a plus.
  • Familiar with GPU programming is a plus.
  • Self-motivated.

Other information

  • This position is located on-site in San Jose, CA. It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation. (Important to insert additional onsite language specific to the role: i.e., inspection, specific training and supervision, etc.)
  • A flexible workplace arrangement is available for remote work up to two days a week.

The current base annual salary range for this role is currently:


Pay scales are determined by role, level, location and alignment with market data. Individual pay is determined through interviews and an assessment of several factors that that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to job-related skills, relevant education and experience, certifications, abilities of the candidate and pay relative to other team members.

The Company offers employees and their families, medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to participate in the Company's 401k plan. Employees will also receive eight (8) hours of vacation leave every month and (13) paid holidays throughout the calendar year. For more information, please contact the Recruiter or click on this link Compensation & Benefits in the US.

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Diversity and 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.

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ASML operates in the Semiconductor industry. The company is located in Wilton, CT. ASML was founded in 1984. It has 34760 total employees. To see all 70 open jobs at ASML, click here.
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