Optical Design Engineer

ASML Netherlands B.V.
  • Veldhoven
  • Detachering
  • HBO, WO
  • 40 uur
  • € 5.500 per maand
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Are you challenged by demanding projects in a multidisciplinary context? Do you have the technical capabilities to develop and industrialize optical systems? Are you able to cooperate in a technical team of professionals in order to realize defiant customer requirements? Please contact us today. We currently have exciting opportunities for an Optical Design Engineer at ASML.

As Optical Design Engineer in our Development and Engineering Business Line Applications you will be a key player in a multidisciplinary environment in which you will have to demonstrate your skills and knowledge. You will work in a multidisciplinary project (physics, mechanics, electronics, mechatronics, industrialization, supplier quality and software) that develops the Illumination part of the optical column for the Yieldstar metrology tool in

  • Analyzing requirements.
  • Specifying and designing optical modules and its components in collaboration with other competences (mechanics, mechatronics, electronics, software, industrialization), suppliers and sectors.
  • Providing algorithms towards software engineering.
  • Integrating, calibrating and testing the optical system.
  • Troubleshooting, analyzing root causes analysis and designing solutions.
  • Being part of the project team


  • Qualified (by education or experience) in Applied Physics, or similar on at least Master level, or similar.
  • Experience in optics and optical design (from specifications till qualification/integration). Hands-on experience is mandatory. Eager to develop technical knowledge.
  • Capable of supporting development with optical design verification (e.g.: Zemax) and data analysis (e.g.: Matlab) tools.
  • Zemax knowledge and experience is the main requirement for this role (must).
  • Real affinity for multidisciplinary module development, including the DfX aspects (e.g.: cost, serviceability, reliability, manufacturability, supplier quality)
  • Possibility to design algorithms to support software calibration, qualification and diagnostics.
  • ASML experience is always welcome.


Primary employment conditions

  • A gross monthly salary between €5000-6000 based on experience and education
  • A 13th month payment, pro-rated periodically
  • 8.33% holiday allowance calculated on 12 monthly salaries

Secondary employment conditions

  • Pension Plus scheme (build-up from day 1)
  • 5% ADV allowance
  • Net €750,- to set up your home workplace
  • 25 vacation days per year based on 40 hours
  • Travel allowance
  • Internet allowance
  • Home working allowance


ASML stands at the forefront of semiconductor manufacturing technology. Renowned for its innovative lithography systems, ASML plays a pivotal role in enabling the production of smaller, more powerful microchips vital to modern electronics. By utilizing cutting-edge optical and nanotechnology solutions, ASML empowers semiconductor manufacturers to push the boundaries of Moore's Law, advancing the capabilities of devices essential to our interconnected world.

The Yieldstar Optical Column Source group is, within the sector Development and Engineering, part of the Business Line Applications. We develop and deliver solutions to measure properties of a features on a semiconductor wafer. These measurements are then used to control and improve the performance of lithographic systems that produce semiconductors devices. One of the main products in the portfolio is the YieldStar metrology tool. The Source group is responsible for the creation and shaping of the light source that will be used by the Sensor of this tool.


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