Staff Software Engineer - Platform

| San Jose, CA, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 155,625-259,375 Annually
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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, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

Job mission

As a Senior Platform Software Engineer, you will design, develop, maintain, and support software components and common functionality for distributed computational lithography applications.

Job description

  • Design, development, and optimize algorithms and functionality in distributed and multi-threaded applications.
  • Analyze and improve performance and efficiency characteristics of software components used with the applications.
  • Work with the system and application product engineering groups to define new common functionality and diagnose problems.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Job description subject to change at any time

Education and experience

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • 3 years or more experience in C/C++ software development in a commercial setting.
  • Experience with Scientific Computing Development
  • Knowledge of computer architecture and programing in X86/64 assembly
  • Knowledge in parallel or multi-threaded (pthreads) and distributed programming.
  • Experience with Linux network programming (TCP/IP service).

Skills and competencies

  • Must be able to manage multiple activities in a dynamic environment.
  • Must be able to present ideas and opinions clearly and support opinions with factual knowledge.
  • Experience with the complete software development process: requirements documentation, design documentation, functional specification, coding, test plans, etc.
  • Knowledge of and experience with system and application performance tuning.
  • Knowledge of and experience with large scale software debugging and troubleshooting.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Experience in EDA (electronic design automation) software industry is preferred.
  • Experience in CUDA programming is preferred.
  • Working knowledge with cluster resource management systems such as Platform LSF, SGE, or PBS is preferred.
  • Experience with performance analysis, software quality, and diagnostic tools is preferred.


  • 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 may be available to employees working in roles conducive to remote work (up to two days a week).
  • 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.
  • May require domestic and international travel dependent on business needs(less than 5%).
  • 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.

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.

All new ASML jobs have a minimum application deadline of 10 days.

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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More Information on ASML
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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