9 days ago - req21606

Product Owner Service Platform (EPS)

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 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 an 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

This position is in diagnostics and recovery tooling of the ASML SW department. This department focusses on improving system availability at customer’s production processes by process optimization for ASML engineers in factory and field.
Hardware capabilities and change rate (HW replacement) have become too limited or too costly. Software is being developed to gain the next nanometers. That software is deployed on a server rack inside the customer’s data center. It takes data from ASML devices as input for diagnostics on system performance and availability. This data is processed via feedback loops towards engineers and HQ to continuously monitor, improve and optimize the efficiency of our engineers work processes.

Our Product Owners are the key people 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
- Setup and maintain SLA’s with (ASML internal) customers
- 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:

- 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
- To drive increasing the Agile maturity of the team, as preparation to go to a scaled Agile WoW in the near future (SAFe)
- Help in driving the change within the ‘Diagnostic, Sequence Tooling and Infra structure’ group in cooperation with related ASML programs, Business Lines etc.


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


- Minimum 10 years of experience in products / applications within a high-tech embedded software environment – experience within semi-conductor industry is a plus
- Proven track record of Leadership / Managerial Skills
- Proven prior experience as a Product Owner in an agile environment
- Experience with software development (Java) and Linux Administration in a large Agile Delivery Organization is required

Personal skills

- Strong stakeholder management skills
- Strong communicator
- Strong in influencing and inspiring people, and leading in change
- Strong affinity with technology
- 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.