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Scrum Master

RemoteAmsterdam, NetherlandsEngineering

Job description

Sympower is accelerating the global transition towards ‘net-zero’ by helping to build smarter, cleaner renewable energy systems. We are leading the way in smarter energy solutions for the energy transition.

Founded in 2015, Sympower is now active in twelve countries, with almost two hundred industrial and commercial customers. We are rapidly expanding our operations across Europe, while contributing to a more sustainable energy system.

With over one hundred employees and thirty nationalities represented in our organisation, our international team is driven by achieving together, focusing on impact, and acting responsibly for our environment.

In 2022, we raised a total of €25 million to help us transform Europe’s electricity grid at a critical time in the continent’s history. With the support of our investors, we are accelerating the energy transition and bringing our flexibility services to businesses across Europe.

Sympower is a certified B Corp, highlighting our commitment to meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency across 5 impact areas: governance, workers, community, environment, and customers.

Learn more about us in this video!

The position
As a Scrum Master, you’ll help our teams become more Agile by encouraging a culture of continuous experimentation and improvement. You’ll also collaborate with the Product Manager and other stakeholders to ensure the team delivers value and gains valuable feedback. Seeing as we’re a scale-up in a very dynamic and evolving market, helping the team find the right balance between flexibility and focus will be one of your top priorities.

What you will do

  • Coach, assist, and challenge the team so they can grow in maturity and agility.

  • Encourage and enable continuous improvement within the team

  • Organise, prepare, and facilitate scrum ceremonies such as the sprint planning and retrospective, but also the occasional workshop, brainstorming session, or planning meeting

  • Coach and assist the Product Manager of the team, for example, with the product backlog

  • Help and coach stakeholders in their interactions with the team

  • Remove impediments during sprints

  • Improve knowledge of Agile in the organization, for example, by organising workshops or training courses.

  • Ensure everybody on the team is engaged and having a good time!

Job requirements

What you will need

  • Great collaboration and communication skills

  • Deep understanding of team dynamics and coaching

  • Strong knowledge of Agile methodologies

  • Experience with remote teams and an international environment

  • A toolbox full of engaging and fun workshop formats

  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal

  • Experience with scale up environments is a plus

  • Experience with Miro and Jira is a plus

What are the benefits

  • Impactful work - the opportunity to contribute to the fight against climate change

  • Competitive market salary

  • Stock Appreciation Rights Plan

  • 30 paid holiday days per year (based on full time)

  • Paid volunteering days

  • Mental well-being support

  • Flexible work (office, remote and hybrid work)

  • Remote office budget and working from home allowance

  • Professional development and training

  • International and fast-paced environment

  • Social and team events

  • Centrally located offices in multiple cities

Sympower is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees!

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