Technical Scrum Master

Leuven, Belgium (Europe)

Full-time

 

About THEO Technologies

THEO is a deep tech B2B company, on a mission to shape the rapidly evolving online video landscape. The media industry that we have long known is rapidly changing. Media consumption patterns have shifted towards online video. As a company we provide high-impact media solutions for media companies around the world that enables them to offer exceptional video experiences across any device.

With our flagship product THEOplayer, used by tier 1 media companies worldwide, we are a recognised market leader in the video playback domain. The company has been awarded the Streaming Media Reader's Choice Award in the Video Player category for the last 3 years running (2017, 2018, 2019), confirming its game changing role.

THEO was awarded the Fastest Growing Technology Company in the Media and Entertainment Category in the Belgian Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Awards in both 2018 and 2019.

Our culture is based on trust, high performance and self-development where we believe in a more organic culture with the right balances and motivations.

 

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Scrum Master to help guide one or more of our in-house engineering teams that work on our video player SDKs. You help the team(s) with establishing and maintaining a productive working environment. Having a background in software development, you understand the issues that your team members are facing and help resolve impediments.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • You help identify and remove impediments that block one or more people in your team;
  • You are responsible to escalate, communicate and collaborate with other teams and stakeholders to keep the ongoing sprint on track;
  • You facilitate Scrum Ceremonies like daily stand-ups, backlog grooming, sprint planning, retro and demo;
  • You protect the team from external interference and make sure everyone can focus on the agreed tasks;
  • When an issue does get escalated and causes changes to the sprint scope, you take up communicative position and try to limit the impact on your sprint as much as possible;
  • You participate in weekly cross-team planning meetings as a representative for your team.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • You are driven by the Agile principles in your way of working;
  • You have prior experience in software development;
  • You know the ins and outs of Scrum; but your interest in Agile doesn’t stop there. Experience with other frameworks is a plus;
  • You know the best practices to facilitate daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retros;
  • Conflict resolution, focused conversation on scrum values of openness, honesty and respect are part of your proven experience;
  • You are a people person because when a team is moving fast in Agile, communication is the effective force which holds the team together;
  • You know different estimation techniques and know how to coach the team to produce the best result;
  • You are a servant leader, who serves his team members before anything else;
  • You don’t fear change but accept it as a reality of life and adapt to it.


Does this sound interesting to you?

Send your application including resume and motivational letter to careers@theoplayer.com.




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