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Scrum Master, Cyprus - Limassol

Tech
Ref: 297 Date Posted: Monday 01 Aug 2022

Our client is passionate for technology and innovation and do it through teamwork, transparency and respect for their people and their customers!

They are interested in meeting professionals who share the same passion as they do and wish to be part of a truly great team of technologists. They offer amazing career opportunities that enable you to learn and further develop your skills while building a state-of the-art, Microservices based, multi-tenant SaaS platform, running on the Cloud! 

Our client, have the best practices within the Scrum framework! They are already extremely successful with this, and as a result, their teams are growing and expanding! This is a rare opportunity for an ambitious Scrum Master who is willing to learn more, but he/she is also up to the challenge for assisting the product development.  

The Scrum Master works in an agile environment with the focus on optimizing delivery while increasing the overall product quality. You will have a key role in assisting the teams towards improving the way they work and therefore strengthening the presence of their company as an agile center of excellence even more!

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist the CTO to coach the team into the next stage of their agile transition
  • Collect and provide the CTO with agile KPIs and metrics on an ongoing basis and propose proactive measures for improvement
  • You will be responsible for multiple product scrum teams at any given time
  • You will be facilitating Scrum events (Daily Standup, Sprint Planning, Refinement, Retrospective, Sprint Review, Scrum of Scrums and other company events as per best practices)
  • Activating the right allure towards, transparency and adaptive environments
  • You will communicate with all teams to ensure dependencies are aligned; blockers removed
  • Assisting the teams so that the backlog is groomed
  • Ensuring tickets are according to standards
  • You will produce status reports as required.
  • You will understand and follow company processes with regards to managing Scrum framework in alignment within the SDLC (development process, QA process, Release Management, Site Reliability support and DevOps).
  • You will need to input to the continuous process improvement for Scrum processes.
  • You will keep abreast of industry standards and trends with regards to best practices
  • Training/Onboarding of new team members in Scrum and agile thinking and practices

Required knowledge and skills

  • Excellent communication (verbal, writing) skills
  • ‘Can do’ and results oriented attitude
  • Approachable and great team player
  • Positive, optimistic, self-motivated and empathetic
  • Customer oriented
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Any relevant University or College Degree in informatics, information technology, project management or comparable qualification
  • Ticketing system knowledge (i.e Jira)

Additional (nice to have but not necessary) requirements

  • Certification as Certified Scrum Master/Scrum Professional, 
  • At least 2-year experience as a Scrum Master and in working in an agile environment
  • Knowledge of best practices in software development based on agile methods
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering products on time, against quality and to budget.

The successful candidate will become a member of a high-caliber multinational team of technologists and an established Company that is growing fast. 

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate, including a Company covered health insurance, Provident Fund, gym membership, flexible working conditions and other benefits.

All job applications will be treated with strict confidentiality. 

To find our more or to apply, please forward your CV to Terri Neofitou, email: terri.neofitou@emeraldzebra.cy