40 uur per week
Startdatum op 1 juni
389 Dagen geleden

Scrum master

ASML is looking for a scrum master with SAFe experience!

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.

A sub-department within the IT organization is IT Enterprise Solution Delivery for Operations. This department is responsible for innovation projects and changes in the IT systems supporting our sales and operations processes like sales, manufacturing, customer service, corporate real estate, sourcing and supply chain management. Currently the ASML IT is in completing anAgile Transformation, inspired on SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework 5.0).

Role and responsibilities:

In this assignment as Scrum Master you are a servant leader with strong coaching skills and broad Scaled Agile experiences. You train your team(s) on Scrum practices, facilitate Scrum events and continuously stimulate your team(s) to improve to highly autonomous yet highly aligned team(s). You are working in close consultation with the Release Train Engineer and other Scrum Masters in the Market-to-Cash or Material-Management ART’s. You will be helping your team reach new heights with regards to predictability, quality and collaboration within the team, but also within the ART.

  • The RTE for the Operational Planning ART
  • The Product Owner(s) for the team(s) you serve and coach
  • The Developers / consultants in your Agile teams
  • Other Scrum Masters in the ART
  • The CPO and System Architect for the ART
  • The Agile Competence Center in ASML and many other stakeholders outside the ART

  • Facilitates the team in getting the work done
  • Guiding the team on how to get the most out of self-organization
  • Creating transparency and alignment on team speed, quality of deliverables and happiness
  • Signaling and removing impediments to ensure the Agile team gets the work done
  • Facilitating the team into following the technical way of working and ensures quality related to own discipline is secured in the team
  • Creating focus in the team by shielding them from external interferences
  • Providing analyses of current team rituals, evaluates bottlenecks and advice regarding improvements in team rituals
  • Helping the people around the team to understand which interaction with the team is helpful or not
  • Coaching the team with handling dependencies and risks
  • Aligning with the Release Train Engineer
  • Ensuring the pre-conditions are in place to start a work item (Definition of Ready)

  • Coaches on agile practices and behavior for everybody in and around the scrum team
  • Builds team and coaches team members to act as a team
  • Acts as a servant 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

  • 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
  • Transparency on team performance (metrics)
  • Transparency on dependency and risk status
  • Report improvements and actions from the retrospectives
  • Escalations to the release train engineer
  • Ensure the tooling is up-to-date (Jira, Service Now)
  • Impediment resolution and escalation

Education and experience:

  • Master or Bachelor degree
  • Agile + SAFe certified ( and/or SAFe®certifications)
  • Experience in IT environments of corporate organizations
  • You are in possession of a valid work permit for The Netherlands
  • Willingness to work hybrid, partly remotely and partly on site


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:

  • Excellent English communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly-motivated, with a strong work ethic and able to work effectively under minimal supervision
  • Team building and facilitation, removing roadblocks and knows everything about scrum
  • Acts decisively and drives for results. Is pro-active and takes initiative also beyond own area of responsibility
  • Takes responsibility and demonstrates ownership. Understands and consistently questions the status quo and analyzes existing -processes for improvement based on knowledge and experience
  • Thinks broadly and is able to see the big picture. Thinks beyond own team; takes on a holistic perspective on issues and considers user community in doing so
  • Communicates clearly, concisely and directly. Listens actively, shows empathy in dealing with others and strives to achieve a shared understanding of own and others' tasks, issues and goals. Strong stakeholder focus and excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication transmitting a sense of urgency, to be on top and in control
  • Open minded, creative when handling problems independently, committed and flexible. Practical and being able to think out of the box