27 days ago - req30806

Experienced Scrum Master

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering



Introduction to the job

Are you looking for a job at a high tech company which has direct impact on the speed of processing chips, size of memory chips and the way our world develops towards a technology driven society? ASML is one of the biggest drivers worldwide on new technology that enables chip manufacturers making the next step creating the next generation computer chips.

ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance.

We are looking for an enthusiastic experienced Scrum master with a passion for technology who likes to understand what the teams are working on. Do you get energized by getting the most out of your team and leading them in an enterprise environment? Then we could be could be a perfect fit for one another.

Role and responsibilities

Job Mission
You will be responsible for two scrum teams composed of Java Developers and Physicists building applications that are key in the automation of semiconductor manufacturing processes. You’ll guide and assist software realization using Java software technologies and apply a scrum based, agile way of working. Main goal is to create a full agile driven mindset in the teams to maximize customer value creation over time.
At ASML we work with SAFe, which means you’re not only working together with your teams, but you’ll also be together with the Product Owner, the linking pin between your teams and the other scrum teams inside the ART.

Job Description
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are crucial. You will work towards meeting and exceeding expectations and you are flexible, ambitious and willing to embrace the opportunity to improve. You will identify and understand the needs of our clients and be responsive, analytical and quality focused. To be successful at ASML you also like to understand technology and be able to discuss technical topics.
You’ll mainly communicate with Team members (test engineers & software developers, physicists), Product Owners, colleague Scrum masters, Release Train Engineer, Chief Product Owner and Group Lead.

Success in this position enables ample opportunity to develop a career within ASML.
This means we’re looking for somebody who will:
- Be a Scrum master for two software scrum teams
- Serve and lead the team at the same
- Take the lead and drive scrum events and make sure they are executed efficiently
- Create transparency and alignment on scrum team velocity, quality of deliverables and happiness of the team members
- Continuously improve productivity and predictability together with the development team
- Coach team members in agile tools, scrum events and artifacts
- Accelerate delivery lead time by increasing collaboration, optimizing structures in place, solving impediments and shielding team where necessary
- Coach product owner and development team in incremental and iterative development
- Coach development team to improve their DoD and DoR and in CICD practices
- Be voice of the dev. team regarding forward planning based on team velocity
- Continuously seek for improvements and embed such an attitude, drive impactful retrospective actions to completion
- Act as software group ambassador

Education and experience

BSc or MSc in computer science, mathematics, physics, mechanics, or electronics.

- >3 years’ experience as scrum master in a technology environment
- Experience with SAFe
- Experience with Atlassian tooling (Jira, Bitbucket, etc.)
- Experience as a Java developer
- Experience with working at a company that works on HVM machines, but also on prototypes.


- Able to initiate, influence, lead
- Team player
- Active listening, giving feedback
- Strong analytical view combined with pragmatic attitude
- Eagerly looking for improvements
- Quality driven
- Good communication skills (both written and verbal) and good knowledge of English

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

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