19 days ago - req12339

Senior Group Leader Software Development

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




Do you take the lead in getting technical issues solved and are you able to inspire people? Do you see the big picture without missing the important details and are you capable to deploy complex multidisciplinary projects? Then we want to get in touch with you.

Job Description

In the position of Senior Group Leader, you and your team are key contributors to the development of Software in ASML’s lithographic products. Specifically, you:
-Lead the group (30 FTE) and hire, coach and instruct team members. Define and assign targets, evaluates priorities, solves problems, monitors budgets
-Take care that interaction and stakeholder management with the diverse and relevant parties (research, multidisciplinary Development & Engineering groups, Customer Support and customers) is in place
-Ensure that the group has a balanced focus on providing long and short term solutions and contribute to the definition and implementation of departmental policy and departmental planning, including personnel, budgets, investments, resources and methods etc.
-Be the co-owner of the development and maintenance of software technology roadmap. You ensure the availability and adoption of best known methods, standards and tooling. You facilitate an effective learning feedback cycle and manage the relations of other competence owners in and outside ASML.
-In cooperation with department managers and project managers, you are responsible for the planning and allocation of your group members to the various project activities.


Master degree in Software Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering and a background in software development in a technical environment


->10 years relevant leadership experience in a technical software development environment or related working environment, preferably as group lead. Knowledge of software development is a must.

-Affinity with managing integral business processes in fast growing and dynamic business environments.

Personal skills

-Ability to work in an international multicultural setting
-Ability to provide technical direction, motivate and empower a team of professional junior and senior designers
-Highly motivated team player with excellent social, coordination and communication skills, good knowledge of English language
-Pragmatic attitude
-Ability to think and act on a strategic level and convince diverse internal and external stakeholders
-Experience of Agile/scrum methodology and practices in large scale development preferable (experience with SAFe is a plus)
-Knowledge on state-of-the-art software technologies

Context of the position

Within ASML, the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the development of ASML products. Within this sector the department Embedded Software EUV Source (ESE) is responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of the software of the complex lithographic machines for the EUV business.

ASML creates high tech machines; software engineers from ESE are facing several aspects of imaging, real time control of complex functions such as motion control, vacuum control, Interface control, calibration, performance measurement and diagnostics. A huge code base is maintained and under strict configuration management to provide maximum commonality between different machine types.
The specific position available concerns managing a group of Embedded SW engineers, involved in delivering the embedded solutions for optical column (Illumination, Projection and Reticle Masking), as well as a collaboration on building future optical systems with external suppliers.
The software Group Lead works closely together with other software groups as well as external parties to define the optimal solution for ASML

Other information

This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.

ASML is GDPR compliant, therefore we cannot process applications sent outside of our recruitment system.

If you are interested in this vacancy please apply.