Job Description

Accenture Interactive is part creative agency, part business consultancy, and part technology powerhouse. We help the world’s leading organizations create and deliver the best customer experiences that live at the intersection of innovation and purpose. From our fun and informal base on the Marnixstraat in Amsterdam, you’ll play a crucial role in developing innovative, engaging, and stellar mobile platforms.

We value people that are smart, have passion for technology, and are able to coach teams to stand out in performance. As Agile Scrum Master, you are the one that facilitates teams in their journey to build high quality products. You are the one that enables teams to reach the objective. You are the one that stands up when challenges appear and motivates the team to push forward. With your positive thinking, energy and enthusiasm, it is easy for you to make the team, client and their customers happy!

 

Your job 

As an Agile Scrum Master, you are responsible for mentoring high performing Scrum Teams across distributed locations. It is all about coaching your team and bringing value to the client in the most effective and efficient way. As a Scrum Master, you will help the team by bringing in your broad knowledge about Agile techniques, frameworks & practices, and will apply them whenever you think they are beneficial to accomplish the objective. To become our new Agile Scrum Master, you are skilled in:

  • Understanding an organisation’s specific business and technical processes in both IT and non-IT domains

  • Facilitating Scrum and Agile ceremonies (e.g. Daily Stand Up, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews and Sprint Retrospectives)

  • Aligning Sprint deliverables to a managed and prioritised backlog

  • Identifying and reporting progress to management via appropriate metrics

  • Stakeholder management and building successful relationships with Product Owners, Stakeholders and Delivery Leads to deliver valuable increments;

  • Using Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence)

  • Scaled Agile Methodologies (SAFe, Nexus, LeSS or similar)

  • Working within both Waterfall and Agile environments

Your team 


At Accenture Interactive, we consider ourselves as the most effective 'digital enablers' around. And with good reason: your colleagues help, guide, and inspire clients, both big and small across all industries, with complex and challenging IT transformations. From analysing, identifying, and implementing the best fitting front-end technology, to integrating complex secure system architectures, our Accenture Interactive engineering team is home to innovation, best-of-breed software development and stunning customer experiences. We have a visionary engineering culture where we encourage entrepreneurship and support great ideas. This also guides us in how we build relationships with our clients. We believe in doing it together, acting and working as One. Celebrating successes together, but also learning from failures together. Yes, we work hard, but we have fun while doing it!

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Qualifications

Your background  

  • You have a master’s degree;

  • You have 1 – 3 years professional experience as a Scrum Master;

  • You have deep understanding of the Scrum Framework along with other methods and models;

  • Your are certified as Scrum Master in relevant Agile frameworks (e.g. PSM1, SAFe 5.0 Scrum Master);

  • You are an excellent motivator, facilitator and communicator;

  • You are highly proficient in spoken and written the English and Dutch language;

  • Preferably some experience with Agile tooling (e.g. Jira, TargetProcess).


Our offer

Accenture Interactive is an incredible place to work – and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. 

Some of the benefits of working at Accenture Interactive include:

  • High level of personal responsibility, fast decision-making, and flat hierarchies

  • Fun at work and collaborating with the best teams in the world

  • A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card)

  • Discount on Accenture shares

  • Social activities such as Friday drinks, ski trips, and sport teams (when possible again)

  • Opportunity to volunteer time and skills for the benefit of communities and the environment

  • The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours

Interested? 

Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you. 

Questions? Connect with Lisette Werkman, lisette.werkman@accenture.com

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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