Senior Scrum Master

  • Job category IT
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10005483
  • Location Veldhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry IT & Telecom, Engineering

About this vacancy

In the Engineering IT Software department we provide the development environment for large groups of software developers (>2000). These developers work on the software that controls our high-tech machines. Next to continuous enhancement of the existing environment we are implementing a new set of state-of-the-art off-the-shelf tools (e.g. source control management, software build and pipeline management, artefact storage, etc.). We are expanding our teams to be able to deliver both the required enhancements and the new environment. Therefore we are also looking for an experienced scrum master that can play a key role in bringing Scrum to the next level and further integrate the teams in the Agile Release Train.

Job description

As a senior scrum master you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Coach the teams in becoming a self-organisng scrum team
  • Facilitate the team’s meetings, sprint planning, sprint retrospectives, and the daily stand-up
  • Track work in progress during daily stand-up and help to identify and remove blockages for developers
  • Help the team in improving efficiency (continuous improvement)
  • Work together with Product Owner, Chief Product Owner (SAFe Product Manager) and Release Train Engineer, in handling changes in backlog and scope
  • Align the team activities with stakeholders
  • Balance scope, time and resources with the PO, CPO and RTE.
  • As we are growing the teams will be expanded and new teams will be formed. You will play an important role in helping these teams in this dynamic situation to become successful.

Company

ASML is a successful Dutch high-tech enterprise that produces complex lithography systems used by chip manufacturers in the production of integrated circuits. ASML is at the cutting edge of this technology and delivers systems to all the world's leading chip manufacturers. ASML's employees are among the most creative talents in the fields of physics, mathematics, chemistry, mechanical engineering and software. Every day they collaborate in close-knit multidisciplinary teams in which members listen to and learn from one another and exchange ideas. It is the ideal environment for professional development and personal growth.

ASML is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.

Offer description

You will be employed by YER and seconded to ASML. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies


Candidate profile

Education

  • At least a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Informatics, or equivalent experience.
  • Certified Scrum Master.
  • Certified in Scaled Agile Framework.

Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience with building self-organising Scrum teams.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a scaled agile environment (SAFe, LeSS, etc).
  • Preferably a technical background or a strong interest in technology.

Personal skills

  • Strategic thinking, solving today’s problems while keeping in mind a long-term plan.
  • Good listening skills, creative thinking.
  • Good coaching skills.
  • Very good communication & diplomacy skills
  • Analytic mindset, able to quickly assess issues and their root causes.