Senior Scrum Master - Integration Source Laser

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Veldhoven, Netherlands

Published: 8 days ago Job ID: J-00262067-758

Introduction to the job

Are you challenged by demanding projects in a multidisciplinary context? Do you enjoy working in an enthusiastic, dynamic environment and have the capabilities to coach teams to innovative solutions through the AGILE/scrum/SAFe wow? Does contributing to the world’s most advanced lithography machines together with a highly motivated team make you feel responsible and proud? Then we are looking for you!

Role and responsibilities

The integration group within the CO2 Laser development area is looking for a talented Scrum Master. As integration group we are responsible to de-risk, qualify and troubleshoot the performance and functionality of the CO2 Drive Laser.
As Scrum master you will be the coach and facilitator for the Laser Controls integration wagon. Next to training your team on Scrum practices, facilitating Scrum events and continuously stimulating your team to improve to highly autonomous yet highly aligned team, you will be responsible for the execution of the team planning ensuring a timely delivery of your team committed backlog items. You will report the status of the team PI objectives towards the ART and stakeholders.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the execution of the team planning ensuring a timely delivery of committed items taken from the backlog of the agile team
  • Leads, builds and facilitates the team to become high performing
  • Creates transparency and alignment on team speed, quality of deliverables and happiness
  • Signals and removes impediments and facilitates the team in getting the work done
  • Ensures the team follows the technical way of working and ensures quality related to own discipline is secured in the team
  • Coaches the team with handling dependencies and risks
  • Provides analyses of current team rituals, evaluates bottlenecks and advice regarding improvements in team rituals
  • Develop ways to have a view on team velocity and planning/tracking together with the Product Owners
  • Creates transparency and alignment on team speed, quality of deliverables and happiness.
  • Signals and removes impediments to ensure timely delivery from the scrum team
  • Manages suppliers and outsourcing execution (rituals)
  • Provides analyses of current team rituals, evaluates bottlenecks and advice regarding improvements in team rituals
  • Helps the people around the team to understand which interaction with the team is helpful or not
  • Reporting to Group Leader, operationally to the Release Train Engineer
  • Ensures the pre-conditions are in place to start a work item (Definition of Ready)

Expected behavior:

  • Builds team and coaches team members to act as a team
  • Acts as a leader and escalation level for the team
  • Chairs and drives the rituals (scrum, sprint and program increment), ensures its disciplined execution, helping the team to understand why this is important
  • Drives team level continuous improvement, i.e. challenges the team in view of the agile key performance parameters towards greater efficiency
  • Ensures alignment with other Scrum Masters on dependencies
  • Ensures focus and keeps the teams from getting distracted
  • Ensures collaboration between scrum teams

Key Deliverables:

  • Timely delivery of the committed work items from the team's backlog
  • Facilitation of the team rituals (planning, retrospective, demo, standups, refinement, …)
  • Report the status of the team’s Program Increment (PI) objectives, improvements and actions from the retrospectives
  • Transparency on team performance (metrics), dependencies and risk status
  • Impediment resolution and escalation

Education and experience

  • (Technical) University MSc. or similar.Agile + SAFe certified ( and/or SAFe®certifications)
  • 2 - 5 years of work experience of which at least 1-2 years in a Scrum Master role in an agile environment
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies and practices is mandatory, Scaling (SAFe) experience is strongly preferred.
  • Good people manager skills - coaching, motivating individuals in developing a high performing team.
  • Knowledge and understanding of laser, physical and optical phenomena.


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:

  • Strong team player and able to drive group of engineers (10+ people)
  • Strong self-propelling behavior.
  • Used to take initiative / ownership to reach difficult goals.
  • Able to cooperate in high stress environment
  • Flexible in work schedule when troubleshooting and test execution may demand this.
  • Excellent stakeholders management skills
  • Excellent English communication and presentation skills
  • Communicates effectively with stakeholders (e.g., EOs, GLs, RTE)
  • Highly-motivated, with a strong work ethic and able to work effectively under minimal supervision
  • Strong empathic skills and capability to create a collaborative team atmosphere

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.

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