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Scrum Master

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsDevelopment

Job description

Are you ready to make some history?!

Foleon is a leading content creation platform providing business teams with a fast and scalable way to produce highly-engaging content experiences that bring a new level of intelligence to their customer journeys.

Foleon is based in Amsterdam and New York and serves more than 1,400 global B2B brands.

We value people who are bold, ambitious, collaborative, and customer-centric. Even better, the ones who know how to work hard and have fun at the same time. We’re a team of highly driven people, with a great sense of human connection and a clear focus.

If you’re looking to build your career in a fast-growing international tech scale-up, you’re in the right place.

Your Mission

As a member of a Scrum team, with your direct and indirect efforts, you will be contributing to our entire platform. We are looking for continuous improvement, not only in our codebase but in our ways of working, to maximize the value we bring to our customers. You love to coach and mentor individuals and teams, bring ideas and motivate your peers and teams to bring everyone forward.

Your Focus

  • Support one of our product teams working with Scrum and our platform team working on Kanban

  • Solidify the understanding of Scrum and Agile, the values behind it within and around your team(s).

  • Monitor the progress of the sprint and sprint goals, raise flags when you see them with the leadership group of your modules proactively.

  • Monitor and uncover dependencies before they become blockers

  • Improve collaboration and communication within & between the teams.

  • Be vigilant on teaching your Scrum Team(s) on following their agreements with each other and others, such as DoR, DoD and more.

  • Highlight organizational bottlenecks and collaborate with the Engineering Managers to resolve them

  • Guide the team(s) to remove any impediments by themselves, whilst shielding them from distractions

  • Recognise anti-patterns and lead the team on removing them.

  • As a very close ally to the PO, coach or mentor them depending on their experience level. i.e. offer insight into how value is sliced (vertical vs horizontal) and ensure the team engagement when refining PBIs

  • Collaborate with the Engineering Manager of your module on bringing the team, module and organization level challenges.

  • Guide, coach and mentor the other Scrum Masters

  • Ability to coach the organization on its agile mindset

Job requirements

Your Competences

  • Teaching and coaching

  • Communication

  • Facilitation

  • Servant leadership

  • Problem-solving

  • Process minded

  • Conflict resolution

  • Empathy

Your Qualifications

  • 5 years of work experience in coaching and facilitating group processes

  • Solid Experience with different Agile methodologies, starting with Scrum and Kanban

  • Experience in crafting OKRs

  • Experience facilitation workshops for a bigger audience

  • Experience on using Liberating Structures

  • Jira savvy

  • Ideally Scrum Master PSM II certified or equivalent

  • Agile Coach certification desired

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