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Release Train Engineer

Mechanical engineering


Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands

Job Category

Mechanical engineering, Physics, Other technical job categories

Job ID: J-00275847-112

Introduction to the job

Do you like to drive execution Agile Release Train (Team of teams) with machine Conditioning? Do you have experience in leading teams, and are you able to support and inspire people to be the best version of themselves? Do you like developing teams to outperform themselves? Then we want to get in touch with you.

Role and responsibilities

You as Release Train Engineer take responsibility with you team of scrum masters for the execution of the committed work of the Machine conditioning Agile Release Train. The work consists out of hardware (mechanics, electronics) and (embedded) software for ASML’s lithographic products.
You enable your teams to work in a cadence, complementing each other and help the teams to find better ways of collaborating and become high performance teams.
You enable continues improvement supported by creating transparency and employee engagement this in closely collaborate with the Chief Product Owner, Project Leaders and Group Leaders. Strong interpersonal communication skills are crucial in this multi-disciplinary and dynamic environment.

Main responsibilities:
Ensures the deliveries committed by the Agile Release Train in the planning event by create transparency and alignment on Agile Release Train status by setting up, coordinating and facilitating agile rituals like Plannings events and Scrum of scrums.
Removing impediments and managing Agile Release Train dependencies and keep team focus aligned with train priorities to prevent the teams from getting distracted and escalate where needed.
Support and coach scrum masters on agile practices and behavior to become high performance teams.
Work with the Group Leaders to keep the Agile Release Train stable and solve staffing issues.
Provides insights and transparency on Agile Release Train maturity, predictability, progress and employee engagement by creating and maintaining high level KPI’s.
Create a Continues improvement mind set to ensures that the ART relentlessly improves on the way of working (based on lean-agile mindset and principles) by challenging the way of working, collaboration with Agile Release Train members and making improvement proposals.
Aligns with other Release Train Engineer on (x-) Agile Release Train way of working to speed up learning.

Education and experience

University level, Master in Physics, Mechanics, Mechatronics.
1-3 years of management experience in projects, as line manager or as RTE in a technical environment
2-5 year of experience in leading a technical team of experts in a multidisciplinary environment
Experience with SAFe/ Agile is a pre.


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:

  • Personal skills
  • Pragmatic and proactive attitude to get things done.
  • Strong empathic skills and capability to create a collaborative team atmosphere.
  • Coaching and facilitation skills to support and develop people.
  • Highly motivated, enthusiast, flexible and a good communicator, ability to think and act on a strategic level.
  • Lead and work with a multidisciplinary team, give direction and motivate people.
  • Be as a servant leader and Courageous to deliver the truth, even if it is not what people want to hear.

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.

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