16 days ago - req21647

Software Manager Metrology

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 multidisciplined team of software professionals? Do you have the vision to constantly nurture and shape that team to guarantee next year’s challenges will be not just 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 Metrology-Measure 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

The Wafer Alignment function of Metrology-Measure is key to all ASLM lithography machines, as it determines Overlay performance as main performance parameter for our customers.
You will manage the development of in-product metrology solutions for Wafer Alignment by leading a team of software engineers. In the department, you will work closely with the group leaders for Functional and Software groups. 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. The Group Leader has a pivotal role in enhancing the technical leadership in Software development. 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 colleagues 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 and execute on the roadmap of the enabling software technologies and development environment
- Competence management of Software Architecture and Engineering for Wafer Alignment solutions


University level degree in science, preferably Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or Electronics.


- 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 Metrology-Measure department of the Metrology & Machine Control Cluster, which is a part of the Sector Development & Engineering.

Other information

ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance.

Please upload your most recent version of your CV an motivation letter.
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If you want more information before applying, contact Bas Oomkens or Hans van Gageldonk