Portfolio Manager / Release Train Engineer

Amsterdam - Noord Holland - Nederland - Services - IT & Telecom - Software Ontwikkeling & Application Management - HBO

For our client Powerpeers (location Amsterdam), we are looking for a Portfolio Manager / Release Train Engineer. Powerpeers Connect is a scale-up company based in the Netherlands and servicing customers in the energy industry globally. We provide an online marketplace for self-generated and renewable energy which is provided to our customers as a white-label software-as-a-service solution.

Powerpeers enables people to lead sustainable lives by creating a marketplace and community in which consumers can decide from whom they receive their energy and who to supply with their self-generated energy. As well as sourcing self-generated electricity from friends, family or neighbours, users can also opt to source their electricity from one or more Dutch suppliers of wind, solar and hydropower. This enables customers to create their own personal community.

We are a small, high-energy, experienced, cooperative team with a can do mentality that is determined to make Powerpeers a great success around the world. Our ambition is to accelerate the energy transition by creating innovative customer value propositions. We working in an Agile way and have adopted the Scaled Agile framework in order to better manage the portfolio of platform requirements from our various customers over time.

See more at powerpeersconnect.com.

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Ralph Janssen, Consultant


Over deze functie

This role is part of the “Program Management Team” and will work closely together with the Product Manager, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and Solution Architect. You will:

  • Establish transparency and insight across development teams
  • Drive problems and issues to be resolved
  • Coordinate firm alignment and synchronization across the program’s teams and the program’s stakeholders
  • Manage dependencies throughout the program
  • Work closely together with the Product Manager and Product Owners to shape new initiatives and set priorities
  • Own the program Kanban as well as the program board
  • Facilitate big room planning events
  • Maintain related tools
  • Facilitate related workshops
  • Define and coordinate the release strategy

Over jou

Ideally, you are/have:

  • Professional problem solver
  • Pro-active
  • Team player
  • Leadership challenger
  • Eye for quality
  • Eager to learn, always looking out for process improvements and new technologies to stay innovative and improving
  • You speak English fluently, Dutch is a desired bonus
  • You have a strong sense of ownership and drive to work on end-to-end responsibilities

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience working in a coordinative role in a Scaled Agile organization
  • 2+ years of experience working in a release management related role
  • Experience working together with particularly Product Owners
  • Basic Jira experience
  • Scaled Agile Framework certified
  • Relevant education and/or degree

Wat wij bieden

Being intermediated by Brunel means that you are contracted by Brunel. Not only you will have a contract, you will as well be assured of a great career! Our primary and secondary terms of work are excellent. A few examples are price reductions at CZ Health Insurance, bonus opportunities and standard 26 days off. Brunel Engineering intermediates both junior and senior engineers within the industry for over 30 years now. Our clients vary from multinationals to local companies. Together we will find the job which meets your wishes.


  • Vacature nummer: PUB212789
  • Standplaats: Amsterdam
  • Markt: Services
  • Uren per week: 40
  • Branche: IT & Telecom
  • Opleidingsniveau: HBO
  • Expertisegebied: Software Ontwikkeling & Application Management
  • Sluitingsdatum: maandag 1 juli 2019

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Ralph Janssen

Consultant Brunel Netherlands Eindhoven


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