Scrum Master

About Innowatts:

Innowatts is an Energy technology company based in Houston, TX that is transforming the way energy is bought, sold, managed and consumed. We are a leading provider of AMI-enabled predictive analytics and AI-based solutions for utilities, energy retailers, emerging retailers, and smart energy communities. To date, the Innowatts eUtility™ technology platform has enabled over 21 million energy consumers and their energy providers with access to lower energy costs and a more reliable and personalized energy experience. Innowatts is backed by Shell Ventures, Iberdrola and Energy and Environment Investment (Japan).


Facilitates seamless collaboration and maximizes team performance by driving continuous improvement within assigned team(s) to ensure rapid and timely delivery of business value and achievement of goals.


  • Serves and coaches teams in agile practices and mindset. Fosters a growth mindset and spirit of continuous improvement and learning.
  • Removes impediments to team progress whether internal to the team or organizational in nature. When necessary, escalates impediments to facilitate rapid resolution.
  • Supports and educates product owners, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog and optimizing effectiveness within the agile team.
  • Ensures effective communication within and across teams. Influences and facilitates the empowerment of a self-organizing team. Schedules and facilitates cross-functional meetings. Ensures appropriate progress tools, information radiators, and reports effectively provide transparency on team’s progress/productivity.
  • Performs risk, issue, and dependency management for their team(s). Also ensures release management practices align to enterprise standards (SAFe).
  • Acts as Agile SME to teams, product owners, and management. Learns from participating in Scrum Master Community of Practice
  • For technology related efforts: Understands release-when ready, test-driven development, continuous integration, product demonstration and other technical engineering practices and encourages teams to leverage them.
  • Serves the team in variety of technical or non-technical capacities to facilitate design, development, testing, and documentation task to model a cross-functional, servant approach to helping team accomplish the team’s goals.  

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree; 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • Experience working in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) environment.
  • SAFe Scrum Master certification – SSM – (or SPC Enablement) 
  • Successful experiences as Scrum Master in a variety of environments
  • Experience managing multiple scrum teams. (2 concurrently)
  • Bachelor’s degree; 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • 4 or more years of relevant experience in process improvement, project management, or business/requirements analysis; relevant work experience with Agile/Scrum; advanced working knowledge of GSuite, MS Office, etc

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a SaaS platform environment 
  • Experience using Version One, JIRA, Aha, Tableau 
  • Good communication skills
  • Good time management skills

Benefits and Additional Perks:

  • Fast paced, collaborative and fun environment
  • Work with data and latest technology to transform industry
  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • 401k
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • 5 minutes from downtown with easy connectivity to all major freeways and free parking
  • Ping Pong table & team breakfast every Friday

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