27 days ago - req30851

Senior Agile Product Owner

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering



Introduction to the job

ASML brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers – to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics.
The Development & Engineering Department in the ASML Veldhoven office is currently expanding and we are searching for a Senior Product Owner

Role and responsibilities

In the Scanner Application Interfacing group, part of the Machine Control department, we are working on multiple projects in TwinScan software domain of Factory Automation and Recipe Handling. Our main customers are the Optimizers- and Baseliner product from our applications business line.
Our Product Owners are the key figures between the internal ASML- and external customers and the development teams. They are considered to:
- Act as the business representative for the products
- Service their teams deliveries
- Contributing to and guarding the product vision
- Helping to create a strategy and setting up a product roadmap
- Managing the product backlog and guiding the teams, which entails, however is not limited to:
- Creating a thorough understanding of the requirements and the needs of the customers
- Balancing external business and internal ASML interests in priority setting
- Securing relevant stakeholders are managed and expectations are aligned
- Clearly expressing and prioritizing product backlog items to best achieve goals and delivering value
- Ensuring that the product backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all, and shows what the development teams will work on next
- Guiding the development teams in understanding the items in the product backlog to a level that they are able to develop them
- Ensuring and reviewing the value of the work the development team delivers
- Taking accountability for all work done and contributed by the development teams

We are looking for a new Product Owner to:
- Take the ownership of multiple (medium size, and small) products: Image Optimizers (IMO) and Image Tuner. The engineers working on these products are in one single, co-located, cross functional team (combination of Factory Automation, Recipe Handling and Metro domain), part of an Agile Release Train (ART).
- In the (near) future the role might grow to support multiple teams (probably including farm out).
- To support the growth of SAFe/Agile maturity in the team and ART.
- Help in driving the ongoing SAFe journey within the SAI group (and MC department) in cooperation with related ASML programs, Business Lines etc.

Education and experience

Preferably Engineering Graduates and Post Graduates Bsc, Msc and Phd’s in Engineering, Mathematics or Physics
- Minimum 3 years of Experience in products / applications within the semi-conductor industry
- Proven track record of Leadership / Managerial Skills
- Preferable prior experience as a formal Product Owner in an agile environment
- Pre is experience with software Development in a large Agile Delivery Organization


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

- Strong stakeholder management skills
- Strong communicator
- Strong in influencing and inspiring people, and leading in change
- Act as an entrepreneur
- Be able to maintain a helicopter view
- Open to change and knowledge gain
- Willingness to take responsibility

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.

Other information

You’ll be part of a world class, market leader organization for the high-tech lithography, metrology and software solutions in the semiconductor industry. We are a global company with 70 offices spanning 16 different countries.
Working location will be Eindhoven. Our Employees are our most important assets and therefore we invest in your career development. When you apply you don’t just apply for a job but for a career within ASML.
In addition to our highly competitive compensation and benefits package, you’ll be able to work and lead multidisciplinary teams in a dynamic environment in a fast growing market; you’ll work with specialists from all over the world, adapting the latest techniques and of course you will get the chance to work directly for our demanding customers to help make Moore’s law possible.

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