30+ days ago - req18220

Functional Metrology Release Train Engineer

Research & development

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Other technical job categories


Do you want to drive technology innovation and make the difference? Can you lead, coach and inspire an agile release train of about 120 software and functional engineers?

Job Mission

Within ASML the Release Train Engineer (RTE) is the recognized Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) expert and competence owner, who orchestrates the agile teams through the ceremonies in an Agile Release Train and helps the train to deliver value. The RTE together with the Chief Product Owner ensures great performance of the train and provides full transparency on what is going on in the ART. The RTE has regular communication to teams & stakeholders and ensure stakeholders are being managed and teams stay engaged.

Job Description

The Release Train Engineer is essential in delivering our deliverables in time, with great value for our customers. You'll be responsible building a performing train; for organizing the Agile release train ceremonies and making sure that the agreed upon deliverables are delivered. You'll reach this target by coaching teams to optimize the development processes and by coaching and developing Scrum Masters. Furthermore, protecting fast delivery by removing impediments and dependencies, safeguarding delivery excellence by keeping the Agile release train stable and shielding it from external interferences.
You'll be working very closely with multiple internal and demanding stakeholders like architects, product owners, software managers, project managers and of course your team of Scrum masters and the teams they facilitate. The Release Train Engineer is responsible to ensure that existing Agile release train runs in the most optimal way for fast and high quality value delivery.

Some of the challenges you'll face in this role are:

  • Ensuring that the Agile release train improves itself, protecting that the agile release train stays on track with deliverables by managing escalations and changing priorities;
  • Making sure the stakeholders are managed, ensuring teams stay engaged and managing the cadence and facilitate rituals;
  • https://www.scaledagileframework.com/release-train-engineer-and-solution-train-engineer/


A Msc. degree in:

  • Computer Sciences;
  • Physics;
  • Mathematics;
  • Software Engineering.


  • At least 2 years of experience as an RTE;
  • Background in development in a complex technical (production) environment.

Personal skills

To be successful in this role you'll need to excel in the following skills:

  • Have strong coaching skills & sharp observer;
  • Able to explain and defend the values of SAFe;
  • Organize energizing SAFe ceremonies;
  • Change leadership, continuous improvement and process management.

Context of the position

The Leveling cluster as part of the Metrology Measure department in D&E is responsible for the Functional & Software specification and design of the wafer measure sequence of ASML’s DUV and EUV wafer scanners, as well as the models and calibrations which contribute to optimal focusperformance.

The amount of FTE in your scope as Release Train Engineer will be across 11 teams and approximately 120 FTE.