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Scrum Master

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

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.

Within the Business line Applications working on the Yieldstar our group, SW YS Applications, is looking for a new Scrum master.
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.

What is working at ASML like? Check this out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXpAMguP-vQ.

We are looking for an enthusiastic 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.

Education and experience


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

Job Mission:

You will be responsible for a multi-disciplinary Scrum team which has a size of +/- 10 colleagues.
You’ll guide and assist software realization using MATLAB and .NET software technology and apply a scrum based, agile way of working. Main goal is to build a high performing team by creating a full scrum driven mindset within the team focusing on opportunities for improvements in our way of working, but also to improve the quality software we deliver.
At ASML we work with SAFe, which means you’re not only working together with your team, but you’ll also be together with the Product Owner, the linking pin between your team 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. 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, flexible and quality focused. To achieve your mission, you initiate meetings to analyze issues and to support, steer, and plan solutions. To be successful at ASML you also like to understand complex technology and be able to discuss technical topics which relates to physics and mathematics complex concepts.

As this would be a position for a team which consists of members with different disciplines it is a must to understand SW development process but also challenges related to physics and mathematics algorithm developments processes and challenges, as well.

You’ll mainly communicate with Team members, 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 a multi-disciplinary team: SW, physics and mathematics, facilitating scrum rituals/meetings
•Be a leader who guides and secures the overall team objectives
•Identify and solve team impediments
•Strive for continuous improvements, make suggestions and encourage team members
•Guide integration of the software solutions in the overall Release Train
•Asses functional and integration risks
•Agree (handshake) with Product Owner on software plan
•Secure/Align on scope changes
•Secure quality of team deliverables
•Be the main point of contact regarding issues within the Release Train
•Support realization of the function road map
•Coach team members and act as software group ambassador
•Take an active role in improving the Release Train way of working


Hard Skills:

•>3 years’ experience as scrum master in a technology environment

•Experience with SAFe
•Experience with Atlassian tooling (Jira, Bitbucket, etc.)
•Experience with SW development processes and SW quality standards
•Experience with working at a company that works on HVM machines, but also on prototypes.

Soft Skills:

•Team player
•Independent way of working in our dynamic explorative environment
•Active listening, giving feedback
•Able to initiate, influence, stir
•Strong analytical view combined with pragmatic attitude
•Eager looking for improvements
•Quality drive
•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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