Principal HPC software engineer

| San Jose, CA, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 184,125-306,875 Annually
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Introduction to the job

The hands-on job of a software engineer for HPC platform is responsible for the design, review and collaboration with computation infrastructure team for a future proof cloud and virtual compute platform with optimization on both in-house and at HMI's customers. The stability of the existing platforms in the field and the introduction of the new platform with all its new opportunities and issues. You are profound in troubleshooting virtual computing platform both software and hardware, container virtualization, network, and other software issues even if these go beyond the platform. Robust definition of software & platform development processes, install, and upgrade (ansible, K8s, Container, Docker, shell script) is one of your duties.

Role and responsibilities

  • Work on HPC function design and supervise a team of HPC software developers in the US and Taiwan for development of eBeam products, ensuring product goals are met within timelines and budget constraints.
  • Lead on daily stand-up meeting and report the project progress to PL and GL
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project requirements, ensuring that the product roadmap aligns with stakeholder needs and goals.
    • Drive product development from conception to delivery, ensuring that product requirements are met and that product quality meets or exceeds industry standards.
    • Define, track, and report on key project metrics, including project timelines, milestones, and deliverables.
    • Facilitate communication between manufacturing and development team (developer and architect) and PL, ensuring that stakeholder expectations are met and that project requirements are understood by all parties.
    • Manage project risks and issues, identifying potential roadblocks and developing mitigation strategies as needed.
    • Technical supporting and escalation supporting.
  • Support applications of the software to HPC in both research and production environments
  • Identify, design and implement the cloud architecture solutions to meet efficient and effective needs of image processing computing infrastructures for high throughput requirement
  • Analyze the performance of the computation system to help identify performance bottlenecks.
  • Enhancement, debug and maintain legacy computation software system.
  • Implement unit test and have good practice in integration test, regression test and documentation.
  • Maintenance and creation of Linux OS environment playbooks that are used in software deployment.
  • Support development teams at San Jose and other HMI-ASML sites where they experience potential software platform issues
  • Identifying the implications when a move from one software version to the next is required.

Education and experience

MS in Computer Science/Computer Engineering equivalent or above; Prefer HPC server system and rack integration experience.


• 10+ years of experience of relevant, work related experience as software architect • Hands-on experience with designing, building, and configuring private cloud-alike computing infrastructure to adapt custom requirements utilizing opensource software• Expert programming knowledge in C/C++11 and newer, data structure and operation system.• Experience implementing high-quality software in C++, in the field of High Performance Computing (HPC).• Experience in network programming, distributed system. • Experience with Linux and Python for test execution and scripting purposes.• Skilled in developing automated tests that re-used on virtual platform changes and upgrades ensuring no regression impact is caused.• Experience with Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Container, Parallel Computing.• Familiar with Linux/Unix working environment with software releases.• Understand mathematics models and algorithms for data analysis and performance improvement.• Knowledge in the field of High Performance Computing (HPC) area, Parallel Programming for HPC applications (i.e. OpenMP, Distribution Computing, gRPC, etc.) is a plus.• Knowledge in semiconductor field is plus.• Experience in algorithm design, parallel computing and algorithm optimization.• Understand mathematics models and algorithms for data analysis and performance improvement.• Able to lead and define roadmap for software evolutionary and new technology insertion. • Have 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.• Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.• Has excellent oral and written communication skills

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.• May require 10% travel (domestic and international) dependent on business needs.• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.• Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

This position requires 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 ASML to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

The current base annual salary range for this role is currently $184,125-$306,875. 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. Our recruiters can share more information about our bonus program, benefits and equity during the hiring process.

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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