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Group Lead IT Product & Technology


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San Diego - CA, US




3-7 years



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ASML US 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. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler Arizona, San Jose and San Diego California, Wilton Connecticut, and Hillsboro Oregon.

Job Mission

You are an excellent people manager in an Agile/SAFe world. You are keen on developing and coaching individuals to become valuable members of high-performing teams. You have ideally a good understanding in the different areas of Engineering to take the challenge to orchestrate the regional stakeholders and to take care about our Product & Technology IT colleagues. As a member of the IT P&T Management Team you will closely collaborate with the core supporting domains of all ASML Engineers. As your team members will have a dotted line to the Agile Teams in the Netherlands to be functionally steered from the content perspective, you will be much more focusing on their individual, personal developments. You have an intrinsic drive towards continuous improvement. As a manager you will also be responsible for budgeting, working with suppliers and areas of general interest to your team, especially to close the loop between the Netherlands backbone and the US P&T
Team. As this is a new role, you will also be the quarter master, building up the role with minimal supervision.

Job Description

As a Group Lead you will have the following responsibilities:
Identify staffing needs within the Teams in alignment with ART’s, in collaboration with the Leading Coalition.
Support of the recruiting process in the US to find together with the agile teams the right staff with the required competencies.
Work towards a stable staffing of the teams in the US.
Ensure, maintain and improve the domain knowledge within your teams.
Support internal employees with their Development Action Plan (DAP) and provide career coaching.
Manage local supplier relationships, contracting external employees, in consultation with internal parties.


At least a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Informatics, or equivalent experience.
Certification in Scaled Agile Framework is a strong plus.


At least 5 years’ experience with building self-organizing Scrum teams.
At least 2 years’ experience in a scaled agile environment (SAFe, LeSS, etc).
Preferably a technical (engineering) background or a strong interest in technology.
Experience in managing vendors and external personnel.
Experience in managing distributed teams.
Experience in an equivalent environment (size, complexity, industry, domain) is a strong plus.

Personal skills

Highly-motivated, with a strong work ethic and able to work effectively under minimal supervision.
Analytic mindset, able to quickly assess issues and their root causes.
Strategic and creative thinking, solving today’s problems while keeping in mind a long-term plan.
Agile leadership, Systems Thinking, good coaching, influencing and interpersonal skills.
Building and motivating teams with intercultural team members
Strong communicator, good at listening. Has diplomatic skills.
Networking, Ability to build strong, trusting relationships with customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders.
Excellent English communication and presentation skills.

Context of the position

In the IT Product & Technology department we provide for the ASML Engineers (> 15.000) the required IT Services to support in best way the product development process. In the US Region colleagues from IT P&T are supporting on the East coast (Wilton) and on the West Coast (San Diego, San Jose, Santa Clara) ASML’s Mechanical-, Electrical-, Software- Engineers together with the headquarter support from the Netherlands. We have also a regional team in our IT P&T Product IT, where we supporting ASML customers with a managed operations for the Virtual Compute Platform (Product developed from our Business Applications) on behalf of the Customer Support organization. You will work with your team on enabling the heartbeat of some the most advanced technologies on the planet. Next to continuous enhancement of the existing environment we are innovating and implementing where beneficial new set of state-of-the-art off-the-shelf tools (e.g. source control management, software build and pipeline management, artifact storage, etc.).
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401(K), and FSAs.

Other information

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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