Verisure Securitas Direct

Verisure Innovation is one of Sweden’s top R&D Centers in the connected smart home market. This is where we create and develop services and products for home security and home automation. We are specialists in home safety and customer integrity issues and have amassed a wealth of experience and expertise over more than 25 years. We do most things in-house to guarantee premium quality every step of the way. Apart from R&D, the Verisure Innovation Centre handles business-critical systems and database management, quality and security assurance, software and product testing, and 24/7 core systems that keep our alarm services up and running.

Job Purpose

As a Scrum Master you will facilitate the scrum process in 1-2 agile software teams developing consumer applications and APIs. Each team typically consist of around 10 developers and testers.

You will work close by development teams, product owners and other stakeholders.

Your daily tasks will include facilitating the daily standup, help the team maintain the teams burndown chart, coach in agile practices and ensure the correct use of scrum process. Above that you coach your team members to be able to use interactions over processes and tools. It is important that you are able to facilitate towards creativity and motivate others to increase efficiency.

With innovation and quality in mind, you will drive the customer experience of Verisure’s alarm and smart home solutions forward.

Main Responsibilities

  • Facilitate, plan and maintain various tasks for the team
  • Set up retrospectives, sprint reviews and sprint planning sessions
  • Shield the team from interruptions during the sprint
  • Remove obstacles to ensure efficiency
  • Endorse collaboration between the scrum team and product owner
  • Coaching and motivating improvement and creativity


Required Qualifications
Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor/Masters in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent
  • Previous relevant experience is required 
  • Proficient in Scrum theory, rules and practices
  • Skilled coach in agile scrum methods
  • Excellent understanding of iterative and incremental development
  • Knowledge of software development processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of the following or equivalent:Kanban, Crystal, FDD and XP
  • Previous experience with tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity and user stories
  • Knowledge of JIRA
  • Fluent in English

Personal Characteristics

You show respect for the views and contributions of other team members and listen, support and care for others opinions. To build and strengthen your team you endorse knowledge sharing and support from your team and cross-team functions. You provide clear goals, facilitate and coach to motivate and empower others around you. In your previous roles you have easily adapted to different situations and people at all levels. We would appreciate if you are a “people person” who build wide and effective networks of contacts and establish good relationships with colleagues, customers and others around you.


About the company

Securitas Direct Verisure Group is the European market leader in monitored ´smart alarms´ delivering outstanding service to over 2 million customers with a team of more than 10 000 employees. We operate in 14 countries across Europe and Latin America.

We Offer

Passion for our People

We believe that we make a difference every day. To do that, we need committed and engaged employees. Our people are accountable for delivering world-class service and they are passionate about making the world a safer and more secure place. Our teams operate with integrity and respect for one another fueled by an entrepreneurial spirit. We are building a high performance organization through investing in our people with great development and growth opportunities.

Passion for Innovation

We are a growth company. Our continuous investment in innovation has led to consistent top and bottom line growth. The more we grow, the safer the world becomes.

Our Investors

We are owned by a leading private equity firm: Hellman & Friedman. Our sponsor has invested in our innovation pipeline and in our organization to fuel our accelerated growth and play a leading role in the industry. For more information, visit our web

Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Malmö
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2017/40
Published 27.Jun.2017
Last application date 05.Oct.2017 11:59 PM CET

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