Scrum Master

Job description

What you will really be doing

  • Track and communicate team commitments, velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Empower the team to self-organize
  • Facilitate sprint planning, daily stand ups and backlog refining meeting ensuring clear communication between all members of the Scrum team.
  • Facilitate sprint retrospective meetings creating an environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of problem solving
  • Facilitating discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Apply Coaching(Guiding and coaching the Scrum Team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices)
  • Apply Mentoring(Guiding and coaching the Scrum Team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices)
  • Develop risk management plan at project initiation and maintain throughout the project life cycle
  • Ensure project management and scrum tools are maintained up to date for all assigned projects
  • Identify and escalate and remove impediments to sprint goals
  • Provide leadership to the help the team achieve its maximum and sustainable Sprint Velocity.
  • Ensure Sprint Goals including throughput, predictability and software quality are met.
  • Identify areas of improvement in Software and Product Development process to increase work productivity and efficiency

Requirements

Expectations

  • Strong knowledge of Agile and Lean methodologies
  • Working knowledge of up-to-date Web and mobile technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
  • Ability to understand technical issues (technical background)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Collaborative approach to driving decisions
  • Ability to communicate effectively to different levels of the organizational stakeholders
  • Identify and assess problems and work with the team solve them with a sense of urgency
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to analyze various inputs to help prioritize work
  • Ability to work with multiple Scrum teams and juggle multiple tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Experience managing projects using Atlassian tools like Jira, Jira Agile, Confluence, etc.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, time-compressed and dynamic environment
  • Maintain outstanding attitude and excellent professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Upper intermediate English knowledge (B2) or higher

Desired Skills

  • Certified Scrum Scrum Master certification (CSM)
  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in agile Web Development enviroment

What we offer

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation package and moving assistance from HR if relevant
  • Meal vouchers
  • Private health insurance
  • „Double Yearly Salary” Bonus Program 2018: as per the applicable terms and conditions in the Bonus Policy   
  • Additional holiday entitlement based on length of service with the company
  • Free gym membership
  • Sympass discount card

Company culture

  • Dynamic and friendly atmosphere
  • A multi-cultural environment made of 30 different nationalities, with English as the official language
  • Daily breakfast in the office
  • Free coffee, tea, and fresh fruit every day
  • Fantastic events, including Christmas Parties, Family Days, Hackathons and other surprises
  • Chill rooms, creative areas, and LAN parties
  • Company branded merchandise (goodies)
  • High quality of life offered by Luxembourg

Professional growth

  • Opportunity to attend conferences, certifications, technical workshops, trainings, and meetups
  • Free language courses in the office
  • Enthusiastic professionals to learn from
  • Possibility to advance in the company