Senior Scrum Master

Job Description

For our Germany based partner – an international company providing licensing  management solutions, we are looking for:

SENIOR SCRUM MASTER

Location: 100% Remote

JOB DESCRIPTION:

You will join an ongoing project as a leading role as Scrum Master, responsible for facilitating all Scrum ceremonies, maintaining a well-groomed product backlog in cooperation with the Product Team and providing support in release activities aimed at successful delivery.

KEY RESPONISBILITIES:

  • You will be responsible for managing the team and accountable for the effective management and successful delivery;
  • Ensure the correct resources are properly allocated and fully utilised by working in collaboration with Product Owners and Principal Engineers;
  • Keep track of team’s availability and capacity within dedicated streams;
  • Lead the team members to ensure close and effective collaboration, maintain their engagement and empowerment to deliver value to customers;
  • Facilitate all regular Scrum ceremonies (stand-ups, backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint demo, retrospectives, scrum of scrums meetings, etc.);
  • Identify, manage, mitigate/resolve technical delivery RAIDs, along with building escalation channels;
  • Supporting the Programme Manager in the continual evolution of the technical delivery plan;
  • Ensure progress is properly tracked and reported (stories/tasks completed, story points burnt, bug opened/closed, team velocity, etc.);
  • Collaborate closely with the Agile Coach to promote and facilitate good agile processes within the team;
  • Help configure and tweak Jira to support teams efforts and the process.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Very well developed leadership skills. Ability to manage the team as a supportive and inspirational leader;
  • Min. 5 years’ demonstrated experience as a Scrum Manager or Delivery Manager, managing large teams in a dynamic business environment;
  • Extensive experience in Agile and the ability to work within a traditional Waterfall governance;
  • Very well developed interpersonal and communication skills and ability to act as interface within multi-disciplinary team;
  • Deep knowledge of full software delivery lifecycle (design, development, testing, delivery, operations) and fair understanding of technical aspects such as: cloud computing, microservices, API integration, etc.
  • Very good / fluent command of the English language
  • Nice to have: Scrum Master Certification.

WE OFFER:

  •  Long term project with employment based on B2B contract with attractive terms;
  • 100% Remote work;
  • Work on cutting-edge technologies, at the forefront of the technological transformation in an international team;
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment.
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