12 days ago - req33342

Release Train Engineer EUV Source

Research & development


Optical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Physics, Optical engineering



Introduction to the job

Are you an experience Release Train Engineer looking for a challenging and dynamic environment? Are you an experienced and ambitious Scrum master, (Chief) Product Owner or Project Leader and want to lead a large team of people and manage the processes to ensure performance of the Agile Release Train (ART)? Do you have experience in hardware environments?

As a RTE in D&E EUV Source laser you work with the teams in the ART to ensure the ART deliveries are on time. You use your coaching skills to bring out the best in people. You rely on your facilitator skills to bring alignment and have your teams work in a cadence, complementing each other. You help the teams to find better ways of collaborating. You have a strong drive for improvement towards transparency, predictability, efficiency, employee engagement.

Role and responsibilities

- Ensuresdeliveries committed by the ART in the PI event by removing ARTimpediments and managing ART dependencies
- Createtransparency and alignment on ART status by setting up, coordinating andfacilitating agile ritualslike PI event and Scrum of scrums
- Optimizeflow by tracking, reporting, measuring ART performance, managing risks,maintaining ART integration cadence and installing continuous delivery
- Workwith the Group Leaders to keep the ART stable and manage externalinterferences so that they do not disrupt the focus of the teams in theART
- Provideanalyses of the effectiveness of rituals inside the ART, evaluatebottlenecks and advice regarding improvements in ART rituals
- Bean escalation level for scrum masters on the ART
- Reportingin D&E line management (Group Leader)

Expected behavior
- Coachingon agile practices and behavior for all people in the ART
- Motivatorfor the ART
- Encouragetrain level thinking and prevent sub-optimization
- Bepresent in ART and team events
- Awarenesson content/technical level to keep the train on track
- Drivecontinuous improvement of the ART
- Ensurealignment with other release train engineers in the same System Function
- Ensuresfocus is kept aligned with train priorities and keeps the teams fromgetting distracted
- Challengethe ART in view of the agile key performance parameters (KPIs) towardsgreater efficiency
- Ensuresawareness and collaboration of team and train dependencies

- ProgramIncrement plan (upcoming quarter program plan with dependencies andintegrations) and Program Increment assessment (looking back what wentwell and what must be improved)
- Trackstatus of SMART Program Increment objectives on ART level
- Up-to-dateRisks and impediments sheet
- Transparencyon train performance, for example progress reporting and agile metrics
- Improvementactions from Inspect & Adapt sessions
- Teamstructure, team performance review, team staffing needs

Education and experience

- 3-5 years of experience working in a key role in an Agile / Safe environment, RTE, Scrum Master, PL, CPO, PO, or similar. - Experience as a RTE is a plus
- Experience in an industrial or development environment
- Proven performance managing teams and managing processes
- Minimum Bachelor Level
- SAFe certification is a plus
- Proficient in spoken and written English


- Large group facilitation
- Planning and organizational skills
- Focus on people and rituals
- Drive to improve
- Visual management expert
- Change management
- Metrics and trend analysis

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

Currently the ASML Development and Engineering (D&E) is in an Agile Transformation, in which SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) is being implemented. This offers challenges and opportunities for people that want to drive this change.

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