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Scrummaster - Commerce

Amstelveen, Noord-Holland
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
The scrum master is a "servant leader" and coach for multiple Agile teams. The scrum master helps the team become proficient in Scrum, Kanban and SAFe and ensures that the agile process is followed. The scrum master helps remove obstacles and creates an environment where the team achieves optimal flow in achieving results and works on continuous improvement.

The Scrum Master deals with the "how" question. The Scrum Master ensures:

That the scrum process is understood and followed;
That there is transparency about the status and progress of the team;
That impediments are resolved when the team cannot;
That he/she is an enabling leader of the team. That the team is protected from disruptions from 'outside';
That the team is coached so that they can handle the rest themselves.

The scrum master works closely with the Productowner and the Release Train Engineer. In addition, the scrum master actively participates in the scrum master community.

Key capabilities of the Scrummaster:

- Listening and supporting teams in problem identification and decision making
- Create an environment of mutual influence, understanding others and empathy
- Encourage and support personal development of each individual and the development of teams
- Persuade rather than use authority
- Supporting the commitments of the team
- Being open and appreciating openness in others

Core responsibilities

Demonstrates lean-agile leadership, embraces and communicates SAFe values, principles and practices
Monitors the agreements that the team has made in the areas of scrum, built-in quality practices, WIP limit and other team agreements
Facilitates the team in achieving team goals. Team composed of internal organization and capacity from external parties (50%)
Helps the team to continuously improve by holding retrospectives and following up on actions thereon
Organizes and leads the team events, such as the daily standup, sprint planning, sprint review and retrospective
Supports the product owner in managing the team backlog
Helps removing impediments
Contributes to a high-performing team and helps individuals and the team grow in professionalism using metrics to improve team performance.
Coordinates and facilitates collaboration between teams, encourages mutual cooperation and participates in Scrum of scrums (SoS)
Facilitates the team in preparing for ART events, such as PI planning, system demos and Inspect and Adapt workshops.
Helps the team with the correct estimation of features and stories

Knowledge areas

Knowledge of SAFe Framework
Knowledge of LEAN and Scrum
Knowledge of Azure DevOps
Knowledge of the Dutch language in word and writing.


You like to come up with creative and innovative solutions
You can work well independently, but value working and sparring with colleagues
You are curious and always want to continue learning within your own field, but also outside of it
You have a good sense of humor!

We offer

A dynamic workplace and enthusiastic colleagues.
Hybrid working for a good balance between work and private life.
Lots of opportunity for training and courses (personal growth).
Flexible working hours with attention for health and vitality.
A good salary and a 13th month.

Are you ready?

If you recognize yourself in the description please send us your resume now.

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  • Job Reference: 706888682-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Athora Netherlands
  • Location: Amstelveen, Noord-Holland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent