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Computer Systems VxWorks Embedded Software Engineer

ASML Netherlands B.V.

9054300 | VELDHOVEN | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

In this role you would be making your mark on the computing platform for the next generation cutting edge chip manufacturing equipment (lithography machines) ASML is currently developing. A key part of this platform are the CPU boards running VxWorks, hosting several time-critical control loops. You will be working in the Computer Systems team (approx. 15 people) that provides the complete SW computing platform including infrastructure used to run our latest products. For this a network of computer systems is (re-) designed, maintained and improved.
They offer a challenging environment where real-time computer systems, IT networking and industrial automation come together in a highly complex set of features that need to deliver reliability, security, usability and performance.
Job Mission
As an (VxWorks) Embedded SW Engineer working within the Computer Systems team your mission is to manage, configure and possibly migrate our Operating Systems. You will be working on VxWorks (main responsibility) and Linux (WindRiver, Redhat), but activities might not be limited to that. As we are always pushing the platform to its limits you will participate in performance analysis of our OS and applications, be a key person in issue resolving and act as a technical contact with the supplier (WindRiver).
With the team you strive to build the best possible platform, and delivery a truly rugged implementation to operate on a level in line with our customer need.
Job Description
Working within the EUV Source Computer Systems team you:

  • You continuously improve and extend the platform by implementing features, tweaking the kernel and improving diagnostics
  • You troubleshoot issues with our installed base and build the proper solutions
  • You are a key player in determine the direction of our platform
  • You work closely together with other disciplines within the EUV Source department to ensure a correct and coherent system;
  • You are part of a larger development organization and have constant interaction with your stakeholders to ensure an efficient and successful deployment of your deliverable's. These stakeholders include the SW development partners, but also e.g. our factory and internal customers.


Job requirements
You have a BSc or MSc in computer science, electrical engineering or equivalent experience.
You have at least 3-5 years of experience with:

  • VxWorks OS development: device driver development, kernel development and version migration
  • Linux OS based development environment (RedHat/CentOS)
  • Embedded software engineering experience  in C/C++
Personal skills
  • Good communicative skills
  • good team player
  • Eager to learn
  • Analytical
  • Good knowledge of English


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Yacht is a 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. Our Brainport region is considered to be the smartest region in the world! We cooperate with high tech companies that work on the cutting edge of technology. To give you an example of our portfolio: ASML, Philips Healthcare, Philips Lighting, Philips Research, TNO, FEI company, DAF, VDL ETG, Océ and many others.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Theo Reijnen via telefoonnummer 06-10762567

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