27 days ago - req29021

Team Lead EUV Projection (Agile)

Research & development

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Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



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ASML is relentlessly driving the semiconductor industry’s ongoing quest for producing faster, smarter andmore energy efficient chips. We are a young, dynamic, international and highly skilled workforce creating,with strong support of our suppliers, the lithographic tools the industry needs to achieve its goals.
Would you like to lead a highly skilled team working on performances of the state-of-the-art optical module? Then you will enjoy this position of projection optics team leader. You will be part of the EUV projection team responsible to deliver the optical performance in the heart of our cutting-edge EUV scanner.

Job Mission

As a team lead (scrum master) you are servant leader enabling the team to deliver business value in the solutions we develop and deliver, protecting the team from external interferences, resolving impediments and empowering the team to achieve its ambitions.

Job Description

- Collaborates with the product owner
- Ensures timely delivery of committed items on the backlog of the agile team: responsible for progress and reporting of progress during execution of the quarterly plans
- Signals and removes impediments to ensure timely delivery from the scrum team
- Leads, builds and facilitates the team to become high performing: organize retrospectives and initiate team development activities together with the team
- Helps the team to be transparent and predictable in what is delivered
- Creates focus in the team by shielding them from external interferences
- Helps the people around the team to understand which interaction with the team is helpful or not
- Ensures dependencies and risks are managed by the team
- Reporting to Group Leader, operationally to the Release Train Engineer (RTE)
- Acts as a team representative towards other D&E competences, but also other sectors (as Manufacturing, Customer Support, Marketing) and ensures communication and collaboration
- Guides the team to adhere to the technical way of working and secures quality by ensuring the correct processes are followed by the team
Key deliverables
- Report on the progress of the team on weekly basis and escalate help requests which cannot be solved within the team
- Debottleneck team impediment on daily basis
- Organization and facilitation of the team rituals (planning, retrospective, demo, standups)
- Facilitate and help organizing the quarterly planning event together with the RTE and your peers
- Drive with the RTE and the other scrum master train process improvement
- Have dependencies and risks overviews and ensured they are under control
- Ensure the administration of the team work is up to date


MSc or PhD in the field of engineering or physics with basic knowledge of optical systems.


- 8+ years of experience in leading teams of highly skilled engineers in an high-tech industry context
- Experience in scaled agile framework (SAFe) and in JIRA software is preferred
- Experience in product development processes
- Applying principle of concurrent engineering
- Understanding and mastering triple-constraint management (scope – time – cost / quality)
- Proven track record of managing large amount of stakeholders

Personal skills

The following personal skills are crucial to a successful execution:
- Can-do mentality
- Organized
- People-oriented
- Listener
- Embrace the core ASML values: care, collaborate, challenge

Context of the position

Within ASML, the Sector Development and Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the planning, development, and delivery of integrated solutions that meet business requirements. This responsibility also includes the specification of trade-offs across sectors.
The department DE EUV Optical Column is responsible for delivery of the projection, illumination, dosecontrol, and EUV light collection functions for the EUV machines. The department develops technicalsolutions, means and methods and competences to ensure these deliveries in all the different productphases.
The holder of this position is reporting to the ED EUV DE OC Projection Group Leader.

Other information

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