9 days ago - req14952

Software Project Lead

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




Are you motivated to deliver the best software solutions in a highly dynamic environment with a diverse stakeholder field and a changing organization? All of this is done in support of delivering our world-leading products. If you find these challenges exciting then this is an opportunity for you to apply.

Job Mission

As part of ASML’s Recipe Handling group, you will support the development of software solutions that are instrumental for our lithographic machines. Ensuring reliable operation while maintaining nanometer accuracy and making sure that the system interfaces are consistent and in accordance with the industries high standards is our main concern.
For our customers flawless uninterrupted availability of our products and time to market are key. For that a proper evaluation of the business value for requested solutions and timely delivery is essential.
You will be involved in the product development, from the initial specification phase until the release in the field and acceptance by our customers. You will interact with a diverse stakeholder field and will need to manage customer expectations, programs demands and quality.

Job Description

You will be a Project Lead in a scaled Agile context for the activities of our TwinScan software within the machine control department. In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for managing the priority setting for program deliverables and supporting the execution within the Agile Release Train(s) (ART).
  • Analyze the incoming issues and requests within your scope and bring them to the Agile Release Train (ART) so that they can be planned and handled/executed.
  • Manage priorities of multiple stakeholders and have a high drive to make it happen and help our customers and stakeholders.
  • Manage budget and resource (capacity) needs.


Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in Computer Science, Informatics, or equivalent.


  • 5 - 10 years of experience in a high-tech, enterprise environment - minimum 3 years of experience within a similar role
  • Experienced in working with multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience in Scaled agile (SAFe) is a plus
  • A strong background in delivering end-to-end technical solutions to clients.
  • Experience in motivating and driving teams.
  • Broad experience in computer systems and software engineering.

Personal skills

ASML is a highly dynamic environment, which requires you to be a good communicator, team player, to take initiative and to be result oriented.

  • Good Leadership skills: driving for results, show ownership, act under high pressure, takes initiative, decisive, not a nine-to-five mentality.
  • Good planning and organizing skills, you are able to create structure in a highly dynamic environment.
  • You have strong communication skills and people management aptitudes.
  • You are passionate about working in a dynamics, multidisciplinary environment.
  • Excellent professional communication in English (verbal and written).

Context of the position

This position is within the Machine Control (MC) department, which is a part of the sector Development & Engineering (D&E). The department Machine Control (MC) is responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of the high level control and data access software of the complex lithographic machines. Ensuring that the existing behavior of the system remains as is, while introducing new functionality is a key competence in this position.

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.

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.