15 days ago - req26501

Chief Product Owner Computer Systems and Software Facilities

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




With its roots in the Netherlands, ASML has grown to become an international high-tech organization, with over 27000 employees of 124 different nationalities all working closely together.

We work with each other, with clients, with suppliers, and with knowledge institutes. Our staff includes some of the most creative thinkers in the world today; 44% of them possess a master’s degree, 33% a bachelor’s degree, including some 600 PhD’s.

Employees work together in tightly-knit multidisciplinary teams, challenging each other, listening to each other, learning from each other, and exchanging ideas.

The feeling of pride is a strong and tangible internal motivation at ASML. We are proud of who we are, of our achievements, of how we accomplish these achievements, and of the fact that we are the market leader in the chip market for lithography systems worldwide.

The employees of ASML share the passion for technology with a customer focus. At ASML one works ongoing for the further development and implementation of complex and high-quality technological systems. Working at ASML is therefore challenging and extremely dynamic

Job Mission

Within ASML, the sector Development & Engineering is responsible for the specification, design and engineering of all ASML products.

In this sector, the department Software Infrastructure and Computer Systems and their employees have the mission to define, plan, control and tests products and features to be implemented in the machines we sell to customers.

In this role, you will manage the product backlog based for the software product support for the ASML Scanner and Source platform.

Job Description

You will be the scaled Agile Program Manager for new and changes to existing functionality of our Scanner and Source Platform (operating systems, infrastructure and facilities).

In this role you will be accountable for managing the priority setting over multiple programs and execution of the prioritized backlog.

With a team existing out of a System Architect and a Release Train Engineer you will be accountable for the execution, content and priority of the product support train, containing functionality for manufacturing and customer support and customers to install and update the software product and maintain the computer systems on ASML scanner and source systems.

The train consists of 6 teams with approximately 50 engineers located in Veldhoven and outsourced to Romania and Bulgaria.

If you love to juggle with priorities of multiple stakeholders and have a high drive to make it happen and help our customers and stakeholders.


Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electronics, embedded Systems or related technical fields.


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in project management in a high-tech, enterprise environment.
  • Experienced in working with multiple stakeholders.
  • Advanced experience in Scaled agile (SAFe) preferably as Product manager
  • A strong background in delivering end-to-end technical solutions to clients.
  • Experience in motivating and driving teams.
  • Broad experience in computer systems and software engineering

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
  • Very good planning and organizing skills, you are able to create structure in a high dynamic environment.
  • You have a high orientation for quality.
  • You have strong communication skills and people management aptitudes.
  • You are a very good diplomat and you are able to define the best solutions for all parties involved.
  • You are passionate about working in a dynamics, multidisciplinary environment.

Context of the position

As an organization, we need to think ahead, anticipating our customers’ needs when it comes to processing power, operating system functionality, and communication with detectors and sensors. Our department’s challenge is to develop a new computer architecture capable of handling future processing requirements and peripherals.

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.

ASML does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered ASML’s property, and ASML will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers without contacting the Resource Center Department.

ASML is GDPR compliant, therefore we cannot process applications sent outside of our recruitment system.

If you are interested in this vacancy please apply.