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Scrum master | Asset Health & Energy Efficiency

Leiden, NetherlandsTech

Job description

Hi, we are Samotics!👋 With our unique, AI-driven solution we help many of the world's largest industrial companies to make unplanned downtime history and reduce energy waste. Our mission? To reduce the global energy consumption by 10%! Read more about it.

We are looking for a Scrum Master. Do you want to help our teams to stay agile and reach their goals? Do you want to make an impact in a fast growing company? Then read on!

About the team 👋

You work closely together with the Product Owners of our two products, Asset Health & Energy Efficiency, to understand organizational needs and facilitate the efforts of the development teams. And we have multiple teams consisting of software engineers, data scientists, product developers and electrical signature analysts working on these products which you’ll coach.

Your challenge 🎯

We have grown fast in the past year, from 15 to 25 developers. And now it's time to hire our first Scrum master. Your key responsibility is coaching our development teams in the Agile way-of-working in which you focus on the development and working methods of teams. You facilitate and stimulate self-reflection of the development teams and individuals for process and product improvements. More concrete you’ll work on:

  • Organizing and facilitating the well-known Scrum events

  • Helping the teams to continuously improve into high performing teams

  • Remove obstacles and help the teams to stay focussed.

  • Keeping track of team metrics and helping to keep track of the sprint goal

  • Ensuring that goals, scope and product domain are understood by everyone in the Scrum team (in cooperation with the Product Owner)

  • Working on the skills of the teams to be able to tackle things independently

Job requirements

What you’ll bring ⭐

  • Professional Scrum master, PSM1 is required. PSM2 is a pre.

  • At least 5 years of experience in a Scrum master role and/or working with Agile and cross functional teams

  • Understands the Agile Manifesto, the history and understands why we ‘do’ Agile

  • Skilled in supportive tooling such as scrum boards, portfolio wall, Jira and Confluence

  • Self-managed and driven

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Excellent people and communication skills

  • Good observation and retrospection skills

  • Strong, constructive listener

What we offer 🚀

  • You get the chance to make an impact by working on cutting-edge technology that has the potential to reduce global energy consumption by 10%.

  • A fun and professional company culture based on the principle of freedom and responsibility

  • Work and have fun in our custom-designed penthouse at a three-minute walk from Leiden Central, made with 90% recycled materials and with our own bar.

  • Flexibility to work from home in combination with working from the company office

  • Daily fresh lunches and healthy snacks when working in the office

  • A lot of company events such as pub quizzes, chess tournaments and wine tastings.

  • A competitive salary and holiday allowance in May

  • 25 vacation days a year and generous parental leave

  • 100% employer-funded pension plan

  • Automatic enrolment in our Stock Appreciation Rights (SAR) scheme which allows you to benefit from a potential exit event

  • A travel allowance (public transport business card) and €65 net connectivity allowance per month

Ready to join? Apply now!
We believe that diversity and inclusion are crucial to fostering innovation and creativity. Research shows that there is a tendency among women and individuals from underrepresented communities to apply for vacancies only when they meet all of the listed qualifications. If this role excites you, but you’re not sure whether you meet all criteria, we would still encourage you to apply. Individuals of all backgrounds, genders, and communities are welcome :)

How to apply 📭

Like what you see? You can become part of the journey, apply now! We first have some questions for you on the next page. You don't need to write a cover letter. If you seem a good fit based on your application, we invite you for a first phone call to get to know you better. After that, we will invite you to the office for two interviews with the product owners and heads of product for both products. After the interviews, you'll hear directly about the offer.


Applications from freelancers, employment agencies and recruitment agencies are not appreciated.

About us

Our mission is to make industrial companies more sustainable. Samotics provides unique AI-driven solutions which enable industrial companies to significantly reduce energy waste, water pollution events and unplanned downtime.

Globally 300 million industrial electric motors account for 30% of all energy consumption. These motors face three critical challenges: unexpected failures, inefficient operations, and inadequate selection. By tackling these issues, our products lead industrial companies worldwide to become more efficient while reducing their environmental footprint.

Since our launch in 2015, we have grown rapidly, with over 100% annual revenue growth and a global footprint of high-profile industrial customers. We are a scale-up with more than 100 talented individuals, working together in an energetic environment where professionalism, an open atmosphere and cutting-edge technology thrive.

Are you excited to tackle critical challenges facing industry in the 21st century? So are we! Join us in making industrial companies more sustainable.