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Scrum Master

  • Gdansk, Poland
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Job #: 49264
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DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Scrum Master for our Gdansk office to make the team even stronger.

We need a Scrum Master who can play a key role in the complex project.

Responsibilities

  • Play Scrum Master role for two development teams (~5 developers each)
  • Follow Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and help dev teams to follow it as well
  • Work in close collaboration with RTE, other Scrum Masters of the Release train and the dev teams to resolve any cross team dependencies
  • Facilitate planning of the few sprints upfront (usually 3-4 sprints) during time boxed PI planning meeting together with PO and dev teams (usually 2 days meeting)
  • Support the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers
  • Provide all support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example. This person should personify Scrum and Agile
  • Guide and Coach the Scrum Team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to get the most out of self organization
  • Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity
  • Remove impediments or guiding the team to remove them
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of problem solving
  • Facilitate getting the work done without assigning or dictating the work
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency
  • Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining (grooming) and managing the product backlog

Requirements

  • Be able to operate in a software delivery environment with either a deliverable focus or priority of scope focus
  • Experience as Scrum Master in SAFe
  • Knowledge of software design and development
  • Knowledge of agile development practices, automated builds, continuous integration, code quality metrics, agile test frameworks, etc
  • Proven technical and team leadership
  • Delivery focused
  • Excellent collaborative and communication skills
  • Familiarity of Project Management in a Lean/Agile environment
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Upper-Intermediate+ level of English

Nice to have

  • Previous experience with SCADA systems
  • Software Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Certified Scrum Master Status
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team
  • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc
  • Familiarity with Sprint planning tools such as Jira
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self study, etc
  • Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban etc
  • Come from a Software Engineering background
  • Any other certification will be an advantage in Project management (Prince2, APMG, PMP, etc.)

We offer

  • Possibility to be involved in an international project (Canada, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, USA, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Hungary, etc.)
  • Language classes (English and Polish)
  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online courses and library, experience exchange with colleagues around the world, partial grant of certification
  • Career development center
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Possibility to take part in both: corporate and startup environment
  • Possibility to relocate for short and long-term projects
  • Relocation package for those who relocate to Krakow, Wroclaw, Katowice or Gdansk from other locations
  • Benefit package (health care, multisport, lunch tickets, petrol vouchers and shopping vouchers, etc.)
  • Fruits on a weekly basis
  • Sponsored sport activities
  • We kindly ask you to include the following clause in your application: "Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie danych osobowych zawartych w niniejszym dokumencie do realizacji procesu rekrutacji zgodnie z ustawą z dnia 10 maja 2018 roku o ochronie danych osobowych (Dz. Ustaw z 2018, poz. 1000) oraz zgodnie z Rozporządzeniem Parlamentu Europejskiego i Rady (UE) 2016/679 z dnia 27 kwietnia 2016 r. w sprawie ochrony osób fizycznych w związku z przetwarzaniem danych osobowych i w sprawie swobodnego przepływu takich danych oraz uchylenia dyrektywy 95/46/WE (RODO)"
  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted
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