Utility Software Consultant

Do you have experience in developing in UNIX or Linux? Experienced in project based work? Would you like to develop and improve the utility software for our client's machines within a UNIX environment? And do you have a bachelor's or master's degree in a technical area? Then you should definitely apply!


The job mission is to optimize the Cycle Time in the production process regarding Utility Software and monitor and reduce the lost hours. This concerns a function in the internal proces and it's not a temporary project.


As a Utility Software Consultant you are responsible for work preparation in the Twinscan and EUV factory.
Utility Software is for example installation-, patch update- & backup software.
Support is mainly done within an UNIX environment.

In summary, your main responsibilities for this position are:

  • Process engineering: Specifies & implements software to realize wafer fab products For instance: Process and/or technical improvements on existing processes/tools; design, documentation, implementation and after care of new processes / tools; setting up Service Level Agreements.
  • Project engineering: Involvement in projects as a subject matter expert regarding machine software.
  • Management of changes and incidents concerning software procedures and software tools. 
  • 2nd line support software procedures and tooling.
  • Give training for end-users (Dutch and English).


HBO or MSc degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Applied Physics or equivalent technical area.
For this job opening the overall needed experience is:

  • Affinity with Unix Shell Scripting (either professionally or as a hobby) or Linux;
  • >2 years relevant work experience in a production environment with high tech products and complex production processes; 
  • Management Tooling and Software Engineering experience in a technical domain;
  • Knowledge of process improvement methods.
Personal skills:
  • Analytical, pragmatic and result driven (hands-on mentality);
  • Open-minded, strong communication skills, team player, self-starter, to take initiative and to be result oriented;
  • Fluent in English in speech and in writing;
  • Dutch native speakers.

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact René Arbon; r.arbon@hqt.nl or 0652437585.

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