30+ days ago - req30200

Experienced Scrum Master

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering




Are you a scrum master or team lead who is eager to learn and apply Agile principles to expand
ASML’s fast growing business? Do you consider yourself a software team leader, responsible for
realization of the associated software functionality? As part of ASML’s Factory Automation group, you
will develop software solutions that are instrumental to increase production of our lithographic
machines while maintaining nanometer accuracy. In the meantime making sure that the system
interfaces are consistent and in accordance with the high industry standards. Are you able to support
a team and coach team members in their professional development? If yes, we are looking forward for
your application!

Job Mission

You are challenged by demanding projects in a multidisciplinary context. You are focused on and
motivated by realizing business value. You’re passionate about driving a team to perform at its
maximum potential via continuous improvement, including coaching people in their personal
development. You have the required experience with functional and object oriented software
development to be able to guide the evolution of the DUV and EUV and Application programs in the
context of the Twinscan scanner software.

You like working in an Agile software development context using software technologies such as C++/C
and Google Mock/Test & Python. Internal ASML customers need your competence to create new
solutions. Primary stakeholders are the product owner(s), project leaders, group leader, function
cluster (test) architects, software product architects, integrators. Furthermore, you represent your
team’s stakes and team members’ needs in the ASML organization. You assist the group leader in
setting targets for team members and coaching them in their contribution and professional

Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are crucial. You are ambitious and
willing to embrace the opportunity to improve. You will identify and understand the needs of our
clients and be responsive, logical, and flexible. To achieve your mission, you initiate meetings to
analyze issues and to support, steer, and plan solutions. Success in this position enables opportunities
to develop a career within ASML.

Job Description

- Act as solution provider for the functional cluster’s software contribution
- Guide integration of the functional cluster software solutions
- As scrum master for the 6 to 10 FTE software team or multiple teams, you lead the scrum
process, including evaluation and continuous improvement (addressing impediments)
- Contribute to hands-on software development (Dutch: meewerkend voorman)
- Maintain deal (handshake) with stakeholders on software plan
- Act as software group ambassador
- Support realization of the functional cluster road map
- Secure quality of team deliverables
- Coach team members
- Assessment of functional and integration risks
- Address and if necessary escalate bottlenecks


BSc or MSc in computer science, mathematics, physics, mechanics, electronics or related technical


- Minimum 3 years of experience as scrum master in a high-tech environment
- Experienced in working in SAFe or Agile team environment and applying lean practices
- 5 years in object oriented development of technical software for high-tech equipment
- (SAFe) Scrum Master certification is a pré
- C++ and/or C experience is a pré
- Factory Automation (SECS, EDA, etcetera), data management & security, data policy related

Personal skills

You should first be passionate about technology and people and you should be excited by the idea that
your work will impact millions of end-users worldwide. We look for an energetic and robust team
player who can act independent in our dynamic explorative environment.
The candidate should be an active listener, be able to coach the team and give continuous proper
feedback. Furthermore the candidate shall have an analytical view combined with a pragmatic

We are looking for someone who likes to network in the complex (SAFe) technical environment with
its stakeholders and who likes to initiate, influence and stir on all applicable levels. Proper
communication skills (both written and verbal) and a good command of English is key.

Context of the position

Within ASML, the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the development of
ASML products. Within this sector the department Machine Control (MC) is responsible for the design,
implementation and maintenance of the high level control and data access software of the complex
lithographic machines. ASML creates high tech machines; software engineers from MC are facing
several aspects of production control, data management and interface control. A huge code base is
maintained and under strict configuration management to provide maximum commonality between
different machine types.

The scrum team(s) is/are part of the Data Agile Release Train (DART) that comprises around 75 FTE
(excluding farmout). The DART works for all Business Lines (DUV, EUV, Applications) in multiple
function clusters and competences.