16 days ago - req13978

Senior Agile Product Owner

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




ASML 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.
The Development & Engineering Department in the ASML Veldhoven office is currently expanding and we are searching for a Senior Agile Product Owner

Job Mission

You will play a key role in establishing the technical vision and providing breakthrough approaches in solving some of our most complex technical challenges.

Job Description

Our Product Owners are the key figures between the internal ASML- and external customers and the development teams. They are considered to:

  • Act as the business representative for the products
  • Service their teams deliveries
  • Contribute to and guard the product vision
  • Help to create a strategy and set up a product roadmap
  • Manage the product backlog and guide the teams, which entails, however is not limited to:
  • Creating a thorough understanding of the requirements and the needs of the customers
  • Balancing external business and internal ASML interests in priority setting
  • Securing relevant stakeholders are managed and expectations are aligned
  • Clearly expressing and prioritizing product backlog items to best achieve goals and delivering value
  • Ensuring that the product backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all, and shows what the development teams will
  • work on next
  • Guiding the development teams in understanding the items in the product backlog to a level that they are able to develop them
  • Ensuring and reviewing the value of the work the development team delivers
    Taking accountability for all work done and contributed by the development teams
  • We are looking for a new Senior Agile Product Owner to:
  1. Take the ownership of multiple (medium size, and small) products. The engineers working on these products are in one single, co-located, multi-functional clusters team
  2. To drive increasing the Agile maturity of the team, as preparation to go to a scaled Agile WoW in the near future (SAFe)
  3. Help in driving the change within the Dose Control group (and EUV Source department) in cooperation with related ASML programs, Business Lines etc.


  • Bachelor or Master with an education in Computer Science, Informatics, Embedded Systems or equivalent experience.


  • Product Owner with 3+ years of experience in large-scale software applications - embedded programming is preferred.
  • In depth knowledge of Agile, Scrum, V-Model is a must
  • Knowlegde of C, C++, Python, Linux Experience is a strong advantage
  • Some knowledge about UML, OOP, Design Patterns
  • I can explain complex matters in various levels
  • Technical background of semiconductor industry processes, process integration, process control, semiconductor devices and manufacturing is a plus.

Personal skills

  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Strong communicator
  • Strong in influencing and inspiring people, and leading in change
  • Act as an entrepreneur
  • Be able to maintain a helicopter view
  • Open to change and knowledge gain
  • Willingness to take responsibility

Context of the position

You’ll be part of a world class, market leader organization for the high-tech lithography, metrology and software solutions in the semiconductor industry. We are a global company with 70 offices spanning 16 different countries.
Working location will be Veldhoven. Our Employees are our most important assets and therefore we invest in your career development. When you apply you don’t just apply for a job but for a career within ASML.
In addition to our highly competitive compensation and benefits package, you’ll be able to work and lead multidisciplinary teams in a dynamic environment in a fast growing market; you’ll work with specialists from all over the world, adapting the latest techniques and of course you will get the chance to work directly for our demanding customers to help make Moore’s law possible.

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 does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered ASML’s property, and ASML will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers without contacting the Resource Center Department.

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

If you are interested in this vacancy please apply.