17 days ago - J-00243708-723

Sr. 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

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 Veldhoven. 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.

The ASML Veldhoven office is currently expanding and we are searching for an Agile Product Owner. As Product Owner, you will become part of our agile teams and an integral part of our scaled agile organization.

Role and responsibilities

Job Mission
As Product Owner (PO) you will work with the scrum team to deliver items that create the most value for ASML.

Job Description
Our Product Owners are the key figures between the ASML internal- and external customers and the development teams. They determine the priority on the team’s backlog together with their stakeholders and ensure the agile team understands why items on the backlog are important for ASML and how it fits in the bigger picture.

You will be part of the Storage, Installers, Portability & Virtualization domain and reporting to the manager of SICS OS & Storage group.

Key responsibilities are:
End-2-end ownership of team deliverables
Manage (multidisciplinary) team deliverables, risks, dependencies (in- and outside the team), stakeholders and escalations;
Communicate and set priorities of the team backlog and ensure the team understands why their contribution is important for ASML;
Challenges the team to come with alternative solutions when needed;
Team up with other (Chief) Product Owners to align on priorities and objectives of the team as well as the team backlog;
Works with the Chief Product Owner to understand priorities for the next Program Increment (PI), prepares the team backlog for PI planning and breaks down the larger work items into small ones;
Cooperate with Scrum Master to drive the team towards results and identify team improvements;
Slice the work into smaller valuable pieces in close collaboration with the team;
Prepare the team backlog for the upcoming iteration and ensure its properly prioritized for the next iteration;
Ensures that backlog items have requirements, acceptance criteria and ensures that the team understands them.
Ensures focus of the team on PI deliverables and keeps the team from getting distracted
Challenges the team in view of the Agile key performance indicators towards greater efficiency
Chairs the team demo

Education and experience

University degree in a relevant field of study.

At least 3-4 years in a Product Owner role in an Agile a high-tech, multidisciplinary Agile environment
Proven track record of Leadership / Managerial Skills within an Agile environment
Proven prior experience as a Product Owner in a scaled agile environment (SAFe)
Experience with high tech engineering in a large Agile delivery organization is required


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:

Acts as the voice of the customer and communicates why deliverables are important
Strong stakeholder management skills
Minimal Viable Product mindset and focus on achieving results as part of an Agile team
You like to challenge the status quo while never losing sight of the team goal and product direction
Strong in influencing and inspiring people, and leading in change
Be able to maintain a helicopter view
Business awareness (ability to translate value based discussions into technical deployments)
Proactive attitude
Enthusiastic, flexible and assertive

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

This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work.

ASML does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered ASML’s property, and ASML will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers without contacting the Resource Center Department.

ASML is GDPR compliant, therefore we cannot process applications sent outside of our recruitment system.

If you are interested in this vacancy please apply.

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