30+ days ago - req33231

Scrum master

Research & development


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


3-7 years



Job Category




Introduction to the job

Metrology orchestrates the behavior of powerful mechatronic modules, so that together they achieve an extraordinary combination of speed and accuracy. It is the brain of ASML lithography systems. To ensure ever shrinking of the integrated circuits printed by ASML machines, we need people who can help us build next-generation metrology products.

Are you the Scrum Master who is eager to learn and apply agile principles to expand ASML’s fastest growing business and contribute to the transition to an agile way of working?

As servant leader of a functional and SW combined team, you will be responsible for the specification and implementation of metrology functionality. Furthermore, you develop the Scrum team and coach team members in their professional development.

Role and responsibilities

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 specification and software development to be able to guide the evolution of products in your scope. You like working in an agile environment.

Primary stakeholders are your team’s Product Owner, other Product Owners, other Scrum Masters, Chief Product Owner, Release Train Engineer, Group Leaders, Architects, Customer Representatives and product integrators. It is essential that you get to know your internal customers and stakeholders who need your specific competence to create successful solutions in the scope of your team.

You guide the team in realizing solutions and apply a scrum based, agile way of working. Your team is part of an agile train (SAFe). You take initiative in team development by means of sprint retrospectives, removing impediments and establishing a clear definition of ready and done. You actively participate in the transition of Metrology towards an agile organization and address and solve issues that occur in this transition.

By assisting the group leader in setting targets for team members and coaching them in their contribution and professional development, you co-develop team capability and competences of individual team members. 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 ample opportunity to develop a career within ASML.

Main Responsibilities
-As scrum master for the 6 to 10 FTE team, lead the scrum process, including all Scrum rituals,including evaluation and continuous improvement (addressing impediments)
-Be the main point of contact regarding issues concerning team’s features
-Work in close relationship with the Product Owner to maintain the product backlog and planning.
-Act as a team ambassador within the organization
-Assist team in delivering high quality results
-Coach team members
-Address and if necessary escalate bottlenecks and impediments

Education and experience

- BSc or MSc in mathematics, physics, engineering or computer science
- Agile software development way of working
- Experience as scrum master


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 to 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:

- Team player
- Robust personality
- Independent way of working in our dynamic environment
- Active listening, giving feedback
- Coaching abilities
- Networking
- Able to initiate, influence, stir
- Analytical view combined with pragmatic attitude (flexibility)
- 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.

Other information

ASML – the world’s leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry
Activity: Development & Engineering, Scrum Master Metrology
Location: The Netherlands, Eindhoven

Scrum Master, software, high-tech, semiconductor industry, manufacturing, metrology, multi-disciplinary, agile, situational leadership, communicator, SAFe, scaled agile

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