Scrum Master

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Scrum Master

We are looking for a Professional Scrum Master who enjoys working in a fast growing, international oriented scale-up.

Full-time · Veldhoven & Amsterdam

Merapar is a young and growing software services company developing mission critical cloud solutions for many blue-chip clients in various industries including TV and Media, IoT and Automotive. Already we have millions of people using our award-winning software solutions on a daily basis. We help customers to execute their cloud transformation strategy and it’s our goal to give our end-customers the best possible experience in the cloud.

In order to make sure that the end-users will have the best experience when interacting with- or using products that encompass our software, you and your team are responsible for developing back-end and front-end cloud software that will ensure the systems run smoothly and meet the objectives of our clients. 

We’re looking for an experienced Scrum Master who knows how to guide the teams and the organisation to keep evolving their Agile Maturity. You like to dive into the challenges that come with an environment where teams work on different long-term and short-term projects for different clients simultaneously. Besides working with the engineering teams and the Team Product Owners, you are able to take a step back and figure out what the organisation needs to evolve and work together with the other Scrum Masters and Agilists in the organisation to keep working on the Agile Maturity.

You are able to help the engineering teams and Team Product Owners with facilitation techniques and structures that includes and unleashes the potential of everyone involved. You know your way in an Agile organization and you have hands-on experience in working with Agile teams. Iteration planning and resolving interference, distractions, and impediments are things you are comfortable with. Together with the team, the Team Product Owner and our clients, you are able to successfully deliver high quality solutions.

You want to play an active role in our Agile Center of Excellence where we work together in the Agile evolution of Merapar by co-creation, gamification, facilitating workshops and training.

Are you that Scrum Master that is able to reach milestones? Well…

…you’re going to like this position if you

  • are able to work with multiple teams in a challenging environment

  • know how to help maximize transparency with regards to the team's backlog, progress and impediments to management and client stakeholders

  • like to mentor and motivate team members, and are able to listen and share knowledge

  • enjoy working with clients and meeting with and interacting with people

  • want to play a meaningful role in the Agile evolution of Merapar

    are interested in technology!

…you will be a fit for this position if you

  • have several years of experience as a dedicated Scrum Master or team coach in an Agile Software Development Environment

  • have achieved at least your PSM-II certification or similar

  • have experience in the software engineering industry

  • are able to work with multiple teams

  • have strong knowledge in Scrum and other agile processes, and feel comfortable guiding teams to apply them, and you are able to motivate the teams

  • have excellent knowledge of English with first-rate verbal and written communication skills

  • are resident in The Netherlands

…it will be ideal if you

  • have experience in working with guilds or centers of excellence

  • have experience working in similar environments

  • are comfortable conducting workshops and training sessions

  • are able to understand and speak the Dutch language