• Lviv, Ukraine
  • full employment

General

  • - 4 years of commercial experience as QA/ Scrum Master
  • - Track record of working in Scrum / Agile software teams
  • - Proficient in spoken and written English

Responsibilities

Primary:

  • - Doing everything possible to ensure delighting internal and external customers
  • - Guiding the team and organization 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 organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • - 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 on healing and problem-solving.
  • - Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • - Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • - 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.
  • - Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
  • - Provide reports and dashboards with metrics of the health of sprint/project/programs.
  • - Establish and manage effective partnerships with other SCRUM teams.
  • - with resource management duties such as staffing, timesheet approvals, onboarding, performance reviews, promotions/terminations, etc.
  • -  Facilitating Scrum ceremonies, grooming, stand-ups, team communications, and decision making with the team made up of Developers, QA, Designers, Leads, and Business Owners
  • - Planning and tracking Beta Testing and User Acceptance Testing in partnership with Product Owners
  • - Maintaining the accuracy of Scrum tools like: JIRA Tickets, Burndown Chart, Reports, etc.
  • - Understand complex technical issues and facilitate resolution. 

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • - Business Analysis * Writing Business Requirements
  • - Technical Analysis * Writing Technical Specification
  •  - features against stories.
  • - Confirming reported bugs or further specifying them.

Technical Skills

  • - Excellent interpersonal skills and writing skills.
  • - Manage high-pressure situations and build trust with stakeholders
  • - Scrum Master, or technical role. MUST have a full understanding of Agile methods, Lean, and Scrum methodology
  • - MUST have experience with some of the following web development technologies: Java and Angular
  • - Full understanding of concepts of Programming Life Cycle
  • - Knowledge of other Agile approaches: Scrum, Lean, XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc
  • - Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, etc.
  • - 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)

 

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