21 days ago - req23547

Product Owner Controls

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




Do you enjoy teamwork, sharing a vision and solving problems using creative thinking? If so you will enjoy ASML. It’s a great opportunity for professional development and personal growth, especially when you are a true self-starter, and like making contact with different disciplines at different levels.
Within ASML the Sector Development & Engineering (DE) is responsible for the planning, development and delivery of integrated solutions that meet business requirements.
The department ED EUV DE Source Laser is responsible for delivering the specification, design, integration and validation of the (CO2) Laser system which is a key part of the EUV Source.

Job Mission

As a Controls Product Owner, you will work with a controls scrum teams to deliver items that create the most value for ASML. Your scope will oversee one to two scrum teams with a total capacity of about 10-20 controls design engineers and integrators.

Job Description

Our Product Owners are the key figures between the ASML internal- and external customers and the development teams. They determine the priority on the team’s backlog together with their stakeholders and ensure the agile team understands why items on the backlog are important for ASML and how it fits in the bigger picture.
Key responsibilities are:
- End-2-end ownership of team deliverables
- Manage team deliverables, risks, dependencies (in- and outside the team), stakeholders and escalations;
- Communicate and set priorities of the team backlog and ensure the team understands why their contribution is important for ASML;
- Challenges the team to come with alternative solutions when needed;
- Team up with other (Chief) Product Owners and Project Leads to align on priorities and objectives of the team as well as the team backlog;
- Works with the Chief Product Owner and Project Leads to understand priorities for the next Program Increment (PI), prepares the team backlog for PI planning and breaks down the larger work items into small ones;
- Cooperate with Scrum Master to drive the team towards results and identify team improvements;
- Slice the work into smaller valuable pieces in close collaboration with the team;
- Prepare the team backlog for the upcoming iteration and ensure its properly prioritized for the next iteration;
- Ensures that backlog items have requirements, acceptance criteria and ensures that the team understands them.
- Ensures focus of the team on PI deliverables and keeps the team from getting distracted
- Challenges the team in view of the Agile key performance indicators towards greater efficiency
- Chairs the team demo
- Creates and maintains long term plan for the control team deliverables


MSc in a technical area, Physics, Electrical, Software or Controls Engineering. However, other backgrounds combined with relevant working experience could also match.


- 5+years of work experience of which at least 1-2 years in a Product Owner role in an Agile a high-tech, multidisciplinary environment.
- Proven track record of Leadership / Managerial Skills within an Agile environment
- Proven prior experience as a Product Owner in a scaled agile environment (SAFe)
- Experience with high tech engineering in a large Agile delivery organization is required

Personal skills

- Acts as the voice of the customer and communicates why deliverables are important
- Strong stakeholder management skills
- Minimal Viable Product mindset and focus on achieving results as part of an Agile team
- You like to challenge the status quo while never losing sight of the team goal and product direction
- Strong in influencing and inspiring people, and leading in change
- Be able to maintain a helicopter view