30+ days ago - req19491

Group Lead Metrology Software

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




Can you lead, coach and inspire a software team of science professionals? Do you have the vision to constantly nurture and shape that team to guarantee next year’s challenges will be not just be met, but wholeheartedly surpassed? If so, then your destiny in pushing the limits of science awaits you at ASML.

Job Mission

As Group Leader in ASML’s EUV Metrology department you will be active at the cutting edge of physics, mechatronics, mechanics, and software development.
So obviously you will need excellent technical skills. But it’s not just your own performance that you must optimize.
Central to your role as Group Leader is your insight into the different skill sets and motivational factors of each individual member of your team. This insight is essential, because it will enable you to correctly align targets with personalities and thereby optimize your team’s day-to-day performance. You will also need a vision of what will be required in the near future. This will enable you to set-out and navigate a roadmap of required expertise and thereby ensure that ASML will continue to push the boundaries of software development in years to come. Undoubtedly, this is a major challenge, but one that comes with the rich feelings of pride, accomplishment and team spirit.

Job Description

You will manage the development of in-product metrology solutions by leading a team of software engineers. You will have interaction with customers and internal stakeholders, but most importantly, you will optimize the contribution of each member of your team by focusing and building on each member’s individual strengths. You will be part of the department staff, and together with them execute the strategic agenda of the department. Within the department we use SAFe as operating model.

Main responsibilities:

  • Coach group of 25-30 members in their job and optimize their personal growth
  • Together with your Functional colleague you own the Function for the lithography machine. This means the roadmap, staffing, recruiting, and team health of the mixed software and functional teams
  • Contribute to the roadmap of the enabling technologies and development environment


University level degree in science.


  • At least 10 years of experience in developing software solutions in an industrial production environment
  • Experienced people manager
  • Experience in a SAFe working environment is a pre.

Personal skills

  • Flexible, pragmatic and determined
  • Good communications skills and fluent in English
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

Context of the position

This position is in the EUV Expose department of the Metrology Cluster, which is a part of the Sector Development & Engineering.

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.

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