Optical Research Engineer - Guaranteed sign on bonus and relocation
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Introduction to the job
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December 23, 2022.ASML US 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, the
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,
ASML's Research Group in Wilton CT is seeking a Physicist/Engineer
with experience in optical engineering. The candidate will work on
the development of evolutionary designs as well as novel designs of
optical/photonic sensor systems used within ASML's photolithography
and/or metrology tools. These systems typically include light
sources, detectors, optical and electro-optical components, fiber
optics, mechatronics, electronics and signal processing modules.
The systems include custom software and software functions.
Understanding the various components and their relation to the
sensor performance is of fundamental importance.
The job description below defines the ideal set of qualifications
for the position.
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. Role and
Key components of this position are:
Using Physics, Mathematics, Electronics, Mechanics, and Software
knowledge and an understanding of the sensor system as well as its
function in the lithography tool or metrology tool to model, design
and de-bug new and existing sensors in complex evolving
Nominal travel might be required (- 10%) to Europe, Asia, and/or
within the US. Education and experience
PhD in Optics, Physics, Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering
or other Engineering discipline, with an emphasis on a subset of
the following: optical systems, photonics, lasers, integrated
optics, optical simulation, or equivalent experience.
PhD research work related to optics, optical systems, physics,
optical modeling and/or integrated optics.
Hands on Optical system assembly, optical alignment, testing and
qualification. Breadboard setups and experiment design and analysis
Expertise with design, optical tolerancing and modeling.
Working knowledge with diverse optical devices and sensors:
objectives, collimation and relay optics, fibers, cameras and
Desired skills in the candidate are:
Optical modeling and data analysis and evaluation.
Wave propagation and diffraction modeling.
Polarization optics and polarization modeling.
Image processing and pattern recognition.
Optical and physics Simulation in Matlab and other suitable
languages and design tools.
Data processing and visualization with Matlab.
Building and aligning complex sensors using techniques like
collimation and interferometry.
Test stand design and build: concept, error budget,
The candidate must have the capacity to work alongside engineers,
leaders and technicians to execute activities related to complex
tests, hardware related simulations and designs and builds
including testing and data gathering. Effective communication of
findings, ideas and results to peers and managers.
The candidate must have expertise in troubleshooting complex
problems on complex systems. Develop and debug algorithms and
software in Labview and MATLAB.
The candidate must have the capability to clearly communicate
progress and status of ongoing investigations to managers and to
customers; Candidate will be required to write reports documenting
investigations carried out. Skills
Working at the cutting edge of tech, you'll always have new
challenges and new problems to solve - and working together is the
only way to do that. You won't work in a silo. Instead, you'll be
part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you'll
collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for
creative and unique points of view. You'll have the flexibility and
trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you'll need the following skills:
Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with
others encountered in the course of work.
Can learn and apply new information or skills.
Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and
Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction
through prioritization, quality, efficiency and
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 and deadlines.
Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on
assignments with minimal supervision.
Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
with manager, co-workers and customer.
Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided
timelines. Diversity & 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. Other information
Role within Office
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 travel 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.
EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability
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