Release Train Engineer - Corporate Analytics


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Veldhoven, Netherlands



Work Experience

8+ years

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Job ID: J-00243985-201

Introduction to the job

Founded in 1984, ASML is the world's leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or chips. ASML has its headquarters in Veldhoven, the Netherlands and has R&D and manufacturing operations in North America, Asia and the Netherlands.
The IT division supports information management, infrastructure and automation and optimization of key business processes across ASML. The ICT infrastructure, hardware and applications are absolutely mission-critical for almost all ASML’s internal and external activities.
Currently the ASML IT department is in an Agile Transformation, in which SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework 5.0) will be implemented.

Role and responsibilities

Your mission as a Release Train Engineer

  1. Connecting teams and stakeholders;
  2. Strive for greatness and bring out the best in your people and teams;
  3. Having a strong focus on continuous improvement within your Agile Release Train (ART).

This role is situated in the Big Data Analytics Domain. Our people are proud to be best in class in translating business challenges into data & analytics solutions, and are organized in approx. 40 DevOps teams. Teams are a mixture of young talent and senior specialists with a strong focus on delivering business value for our stakeholders.

The role will be situated within one of either two value steams below:

Value stream introduction (OPAN)
Operations Analytics (OPAN), is a value stream within Big Data & Analytics that is focusing on building reports and analytical applications for the Operations Sector. This includes manufacturing, sourcing & supply chain management, customer support and corporate real estate;

Value stream Corporate Analytics (COAN)
Teams in Value Stream Corporate Analytics (COAN) focus on building reports and analytical applications. Our business is the Corporate Sector, focusing on Finance, HR and IT. The value stream contains seven DevOps teams organized in one FINe ART (Financial Analytics ART), some light ART’s and separate teams.

Education and experience

We’re looking for an enabler, a professional who has a strong leadership mentality and has a strong background in project management or similar roles. Having acted in complex agile environments is key for success. As an RTE you can bring a solid technical background in the (Big) Data & Analytics domain, know how to challenge your teams and are a meticulous planner.

You need to be able to showcase expertise on scoping, planning, managing, execution and control of the projects within your ART. It’s not only hard skills that create the success, it’s the personal side that will be your success factor.


  • At least 5 years experience in the project management domain;
  • At least 5 years experience acting in similar positions in an agile setting;
  • Technically savvy, strong focus on (big) data & analytics;
  • MSc. or Bsc. In the area of Information Management or equivalent.


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:

As the Release Train Engineer you orchestrate the stable teams and ensure overall performance of your ART.
You bring large scale leadership in a facilitating style, planning and organizational skills, drive to improve, change management, metrics and trend analysis.

A grasp of your responsibilities and deliverables:
Committed delivery of the ART, creating transparency and alignment by facilitating agile rituals (PI Events Scrum of Scrums) and ensuring stability by continuous collaboration with the Group Leaders, PO’s and Scrum Masters. You’re responsible for the ART performance and will closely monitor the predictability, efficiency and employee engagement. Wherever possible you’ll think of continuous improvements around these topics.

You are responsible for the delivery of ART completed stories, the program increment plans, the track status of the objectives on ART level and an up-to-date risks and impediments sheet.

The transparency of the train performance (data driven) is key to monitor closely. What goes well, where do we need to improve and more importantly, how can we improve? You’re the continuous challenger of our teams and know how to keep our teams engaged into working towards the common goals.

The admin side is always present, you are tasked to support with the team performance reviews, having a look at our team structure and our team staffing needs as well.

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 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. An assessment will be part of the recruitment process.
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.

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