Growth Engineer - Ambassador for Scale-up Mentoring & Digital Entrepreneurship

in Brussels (or other Sirris offices)

As the collective research and innovation centre for the technological industry in Belgium, we are helping yearly 1.500 companies to make the right technological choices and to realise their innovation projects. Our 150 passionate experts actively work on tomorrow's business activities, products and factories, with as our goal to safeguard a successful future for the technology industry. More on

Would you like to be part of a unique team of professionals that helps Belgian technology companies grow and scale and that has accompanied more dthan 150 Belgian top companies in the last few years? Would you like to share your knowledge? Do you want to be at the crossroads of technology, business and engineering? If the answer is yes, this might be your chance!

  • You will be part of the Scaleup Flanders team (collaboration Agoria-imec-Sirris), the most established scale-up team in Belgium that focuses on growing and scaling digital technology companies. (

  • You are coach, mentor, sounding board and advisor for technology entrepreneurs in one. You help companies to make their digital business models scalable and future-proof. 

  • You are active in the start-up and scale-up ecosystem on a daily basis in order to find potential interesting start-ups and network with interesting (international) partners.

  • As a coach, you help companies with their digital growth strategy. You do this through a combination of expertise in product management, software engineering, go-to-market approaches and internationalisation.

  • You organise workshops and present relevant content to the scale-up community. In doing so, you will contribute to the further expansion of our scale-up ecosystem.

  • You will participate in knowledge-building initiatives to help digital scale-ups meet their future challenges.

  • You have commerical skills. You will help write and execute project proposals together with strategic partners.

  • You have a broad interest in the intersection of (digital) technology, innovation and economy.

  • You are fascinated by the dynamics of the software ecosystem in Belgium (start-ups & scale-ups).

  • You have good coaching skills and enjoy interacting with customers.

  • You have good verbal and written skills. You like to lead a workshop or give a keynote. You have a fluent pen for sharing your expertise through articles and social media posts.

  • You hold a master's degree in computer science (or related discipline or experience)

  • You have a thorough experience in a software team as founder, CTO, product manager, architect... Experience as an entrepreneur or having been closely involved in the growth of a technology company is a plus.

  • You are ambitious to help shape the team and realise the growth plans.

  • You enjoy working in a dynamic, collaborative and international environment.

  • You are a fast learner who continues to acquire, improve and innovate knowledge in a constantly changing and fast-growing environment.

  • Knowledge of Dutch is important.

As a Sirris experts you actively participate in top projects at Belgian companies. You build up knowledge and experience in the most advanced technologies. You enjoy being a pioneer every day. In short, you deliver innovative work in its purest form.

Flexible work, personal development and an environment focused on teamwork, that's what Sirris stands for. We offer an attractive salary package that is fully in line with your position and experience.


For more information, please contact Wim Codenie (Business Unit Manager Digitalisation).

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