Release Train Engineer


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Veldhoven, Netherlands


3-7 years



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Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: req45987

ASML builds lithography systems that can place multiple layers on a chip with very high precision.

If you have the strength of personality to take ownership of a problem and create a vision of how to solve it – a vision that also inspires others – then the ASML P&I System Performance department is your ideal environment for personal development and professional growth.

Do you take the lead in getting technical issues solved and are you able to inspire people? Do you see the big picture without missing the important details and understand how the (ASML) Manufacturing and Service requirements should be embedded in our test designs?Then we want to get in touch with you.

Role and responsibilities

You are an excellent manager in an Agile/SAFe world. You are practical, like to support an Agile Release Train, and develop and coach a team of scrum masters to become a high-performing team.

In the position of Release Train Engineer (RTE) of the EUV System performance ART, you and the team of scrum masters are key in the operation and performance of the ART. Together with CPO and System Architect you run the PIPE / System demo and other rituals to make sure the ART delivers on time and according the agreement towards the stakeholders such as Epic Owners and PCMs.

As part of the staff of the EUV System Performance department, you will closely work with the GLs, CPO and System Architect. You are operational responsible for delivering with as agreed in PIPE. Using your analytic thinking and excellent interpersonal skills, you ensure the cooperation between the teams in the ART and cooperation with external interfaces runs smooth and all impediments are solved.

  • Coach and manage the team of scrum masters within the EUV system performance ART.
  • Make clear towards the group leads what the staffing and competence needs are for the ART
  • With team scrum master provide up to date status information of the running program increment towards stakeholders such as Epic Owners and PCMs
  • Organize execute the rituals as agreed in the ART, of which the quarterly PIPE.
  • Contribute to improvement initiatives of the EUV system performance ART

Education and experience

  • Masters in Engineering or Physics or related field.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in developing, integrating, testing of complex multi-disciplinary products.
  • Experience in agile way of working where multiple agile teams deliver together.
  • Experience in managing a team of technical professionals.
  • Affinity with managing integral business processes in fast growing and dynamic business environments.
  • Preferred candidates have physics background and knowledge or willing to acquire technical understanding of the EUV scanner products and key business drivers: overlay, imaging, focus and productivity.


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:

  • Ability to work in an international multicultural setting.
  • Ability to provide technical direction, motivate and convince a team of professionals.
  • Highly motivated team player with excellent social, coordination and communication skills.
  • Pragmatic attitude.
  • Ability to think and act on a strategic level.
  • Good knowledge of the English language.

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

Within ASML the sector Development & Engineering is responsible for the specification and the design of the ASML products. The department System Performance is responsible for timely and cost-effective qualification of overlay, focus, imaging and productivity performance of functional modules, machines and customer applications. You will be working in a multidisciplinary agile release train, in a dynamic and high-tech environment.

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