System Integration Proto Engineer Second Shift




Wilton, CT


Position summary

Introduction to the job


ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring 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

We are seeking a Proto Engineers to join our System Integration group. You will be part of an interdisciplinary team that integrates, tests, verifies and release our systems for Development and Engineering (D&E). Our modules consist of an intricate network of process gases, high power lasers, optics, electronics, mechatronics, and control systems. In this hands-on position you will have the opportunity work with all of these components and become a system expert. You will be the key to building a better product though supporting the integration project and other development teams in the verifications of new functions and performance and provide the needed feedback to ensure the successful release.

Export Control Compliance:

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 https://C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). As a condition of employment, qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Job Description

Role and responsibilities

The Proto Engineer is part of a team responsible for operating and maintaining test rigs used by D&E for the purpose of design qualification, reliability testing, and issue resolution of new modules and features that are intended to be introduced across all ASML TWINSCAN products. 

These include the following tasks:

  • Maintain and operate D&E test rigs.
  • Carry out and/or assist the integration, build in/build out, on test rigs.
  • Review and contribute to test plans to ensure efficient use of the test rig.
  • Provide technical support within test plans to other D&E engineers as a generalist.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and report issues in the module design to improve system performance.
  • Contribute towards an optimal design for the complete product and the creation of the product documentation necessary for pilot production.
  • Monitor test rig performance and keep test rig hardware and software configuration up to date.
  • Travel to customer sites as required to support product introduction or support local sites.
  • Transfer machine status and issue list to next shift via pass down.
  • Knowledge transfer to other Proto Engineers and technicians in test rig operation and troubleshooting.
  • Ensure safe working environment and work according 5S principles.

This position is located on-site in Wilton, CT.  It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation.


  • A degree in Master’s, Bachelor's, Associate's in engineering majors, https://e.g., Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Physics, Computer Engineering required or equivalent experience. 
  • Associate Degree with 2 years' relevant experience.
  • High School with 7 years’ relevant experience or 5 Year ASML experience.


Relevant experience as outlined above includes:

  • Minimum qualifications – the hired candidate must possess all of the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for the position including:
    • Minimum # of years of relevant experience (see above)
    • Required technical skills (https://i.e. calculations, mass/balance, etc.)
    • Knowledge/hands-on experience with software/technical tools (https://i.e. Solidworks, NX, etc.)
    • Soft skill requirements (https://i.e. strong English communication skills – both written and oral, ability to influence, etc.)
  • Experience and knowledge in operating and troubleshooting on ASML TWINSCAN platforms using the ASML diagnostic toolset such as SDT, BDT, Trace Viewer, PCS (Problem Cause Solution, Coach preferred.
  • Experience in advanced motion control, robots, thermal dynamics, optical devices, vacuum applications, or precision mechanics.
  • Relevant hands-on experience in a multi-disciplined technical team environment.
  • Knowledge of measurement systems and system functionality analysis preferred.
  • Testing experience within an R&E environment with complex Prototype systems.

Personal 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 documents.

  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.

  • 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.

  • 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 communication.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with 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

  • This position is located on-site in Wilton, CT.  It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation.
  • A flexible workplace arrangement may be available to employees working in roles conducive to remote work (up to two days a week). 
    • This vacancy is available on the 2nd shift with a work schedule of 8hrs/day, from 14:00 to 22:30. At times, this position would require support beyond the normal 8 hours/day and weekend support on test rigs.

Role within Office

Essential Job Functions

The essential job functions for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Work in a fast-paced office environment, including working in a standing or seated position for long periods sometimes exceeding 8 hours per day, 5 days per week.
  • Commute to ASML’s facility and report to work on a regular and timely basis and complete the scheduled workday on a consistent basis.
  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Perform office tasks using simple hand grasping, fine hand manipulation and reach associated with assigned tasks such as paperwork, computer keyboarding (https://e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint), filing, calculating, and use of telephone or other handheld electronic devices, continuously sometimes exceeding 8 hours per day, five days per week.
  • Have a sufficient ability to communicate, through sight, hearing, and/or otherwise, to perform assigned tasks and maintain proper job safety conditions.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel (specify domestic and/or international) dependent on business needs – specify percentage of travel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Perform other functions that may be assigned.

Additional Responsibilities (as needed in the cleanroom and/or labs):

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves. Working under ISO 9000/14000 standards.

  • The environment in the cleanroom is moderate in temperature with moderate to high noise level.

  • Working around lasers; working with ladders; working on platforms; and working around chemicals.

  • The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.

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EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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