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Software Test Automation Engineer

ASML Netherlands B.V.

9033896 | EINDHOVEN | Detachering | HBO | 40 uur | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

Can you test and select current test cases or create new test cases from a customer’s point-of-view, and test from that system perspective? Do you have extensive experience with Python?
For rolling out new software changes, there is a software release project that manages, tests and integrates software components into a software release. You will reports to the project leader of this software integration project and to the group leader Development (D&E) - Software (SW) Architecture & Integration (A&I) Test.
Job Mission
Ensure a good efficient testing & qualification of new software, either released as new release version or in service packs
Job Description
Test Impact determination
In discussions with architects and developers, the impact of a release or service pack must be determined to be able to select existing test cases or create new test cases. The software test engineer will look at these deliverables from a customer’s point-of-view, and test from that system perspective
Software qualification
Define and execute software qualification tests on the new proto type systems and on test benches. Every week a new development software baseline is released and must be tested on the test benches and the proto type systems. As much as possible should be tested on the test benches to relieve the claim on the very expensive proto type systems. Therefore part of the challenge is also to make these test benches as representative as possible.
Creating system tests
Create system level test to qualify the system and the software and to test the reliability of the system and the different modules of the system. These system level tests are typically implemented in the form of Python scripts.
Do the first analysis of the problem to find the development project that is responsible for fixing the problem. After the problem has been dispatched you should assist the development project in defining and testing the solution and make sure that they deliver an adequate solution in time.
Clear reporting on issues found, both in an issue database, as well as in overviews and in a test analysis report.
Continuous improvement
New issues coming from the field or factory must be analyzed why they were not caught in our own tests, and preventive actions must be defined to make sure future test cases will capture these issues.



Bachelor or Master degree in e.g. Computer Science, Physics, Electronics, Mechanics, Mathematics or comparable.
Experience in testing high-tech systems
Experience deducting test plans from documents and implicit knowledge
of people
Experience with programming/scripting/automation (Unix, Python)
Personal skills
A strong communicative personality with a pragmatic attitude.
Excellent cooperation skills.
Flexible and goal oriented, able to realize progress within an uncertain and rapidly changing environment.
Good knowledge of the English and Dutch language.
Takes ownership and is decisive.
A personal motivation written by candidate is required. Please give examples of cooperation skills.


Yacht is a premium contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the world wide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals. Working as a high tech professional within Yacht means you will work on interesting and challenging long term projects for our clients in the Dutch “Brainport” Eindhoven region, mainly on projects at our clients’ Research & Development departments. 

We're looking for candidates to commit their selves for a at least a couple of years with the intention to be converted to our customers payroll.
When applying, also add a motivation stating why you're the right candidate for this position.


Context of the position
Within ASML the sector Development & Engineering is responsible for the specification and the design of ASML products.
In this sector, the department Software Architecture & Integration (SWAI) specifies, executes and controls the testing and integration of the various software systems into a software release.
More info on ASML you can find here.
For this position a long term commitment for at least +/- 3 yrs. can be expected.
Having over 200 people working at ASML, Yacht is the best organization for you to work at the world market leader in lithographic machines.
Besides challenging assignments, Yacht will offer you excellent education opportunities, technical meetings, an attractive salary package combined with personal attendance. 


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Rene Brands via telefoonnummer +31 6 2489 4626

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