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Senior Scrum Master

Location:
Lviv, Ukraine
Technical Level:
Senior
Job Category:
Software Development

At N-iX, talent stands at the heart of success. Therefore, our mission is to help every N-iXer grow, learn, and build an impactful career, wherever they are in their professional journey. Every project we start is challenging, every product we build is changing the world. N-iX partners are located across the world: USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, and over 30 other countries. Let's drive the global change together!
 
We are looking for an experienced Scrum Master to build team and processes for the new project from the scratch and to join our Lviv N-iX team.

Responsibilities: 

  • Setting up scrum framework for a new project
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Guiding the team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
  • Guiding the team on how to get the most out of self-organization
  • Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently on projects with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least 3 year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • Excellent people management skills, leadership.
  • Knowledge of other Agile frameworks: XP, Kanban, FDD
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Experience applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc).
  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team

Would be a plus:

  • Knowledge of SAFe
  • SAFe or LeSS certification
  • Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP, PSM II) 

We offer:

  • Flexible working hours
  • A competitive salary and compensation package
  • 18 business days of payable annual free-time
  • 10 days of paid sick leave
  • IT Club membership card which provides pleasant discounts
  • An inspiring and comfy office
  • Relax zones
  • Regular office fruit delivery

Professional growth:

  • Challenging projects and mature teams
  • Direct communication with the customer
  • Business trips
  • An individual development plan
  • Regular performance appraisal
  • Meetups and events for professional development
  • Plenty of opportunities to share knowledge and get more experience such as an opportunity to mentor others, speak at events, and contribute to pre-sales

Fun:

  • Corporate events and outstanding parties
  • Exciting team buildings
  • Memorable anniversary presents
  • A fun zone where you can play video games, foosball, ping pong, and more