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Scrum Master

Location:
Lviv
Technical Level:
Middle
Job Category:
Management
Our client is Fortune 500 company. As a leading business-to-business organization, more than 3.2 million customers rely on its products in categories such as safety, material handling and metalworking, along with services like inventory management and technical support.

Responsibilities:

  • Follows the Agile Values and Principles, the Scrum Master is responsible for sharing knowledge, guiding the teams and following the Scrum Framework
  • Coordinates Sprints, from Iteration Planning through daily Scrum, including Iteration Reviews/Demos and Retrospectives
  • Guides, motivates, removes barriers, and leads the team through problem solving activities
  • Anticipates, resolves and escalates risks or issues to appropriate level of management for timely resolution to support earlier, incremental delivery of value
  • Assesses the Scrum maturity of the team and organization, coaching the team to higher levels of maturity utilizing CI experiments and retrospective feedback at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization 
  • Acts as front-line contact with the Product Owner, Dev Lead (Development Manager or BSM), and Project Manager on team and/or project related issues, responding to concerns with clear and concise feedback
  • Collaborates with Product Owner and Technical Leaders to maintain a groomed, prioritized backlog is in place, taking sequencing, scope, and risk management into consideration
  • Provides metrics (team performance, sprint burn downs, backlog assessments, quality measurement) to Project Managers, Program Managers, or Technical Leadership to assist with Release Planning and Forecasting activities

Requirements:

  • Experience with agile/lean principles and practices 
  • Experience playing the ScrumMaster role for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory (see table below for guidance per level)
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution 
  • Keen critical-thinking skills 
  • Experienced with story mapping, story sketching decomposing work, estimating techniques such as planning poker
  • Experience with scope control and change management processes, policies, and principles
  • Demonstrated solid influencing skills
  • Interacts effectively with Teammates and business partners makes persuasive and informative presentations
  • Some experience in effectively navigating a highly matrixed organization
  • Excellent written, verbal, and electronic communication skills
  • Experience with Agile management  tools (i.e., Jira, Rally, Mingle, Pivotal Tracker)

Nice to have: First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)

We offer:

  • Flexible hours approach
  • Competitive salary and compensation package
  • 18 business days of payable annual free-time
  • 10 days of paid sick leave
  • Personal education budget
  • Membership of the IT-BPO club card, loyalty program.
  • Gym, Masseur, and Doctor
  • Relax zones

Fun:

  • Corporate events and outstanding parties
  • Team buildings
  • Anniversary presents