We are looking for experienced IT professionals in Agile Project Management / Scrum masters for our location in Timisoara, Romania.
The person must have qualification and knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of implementing solutions and products in an agile environment
His / her mission of function is to :
Strongly serving and supporting the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers
Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example. This person should personify Scrum and Agile.
Guiding and Coaching the Scrum Team and organization on how to use Agile / Scrum practices and values to delight customers
Guiding and coaching both the Scrum Team and the Development team on how to get the most of our self-organization
Guiding and coaching both the Scrum Team and the Development 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 of 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 the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog.
Education : First level Scrum Master Certification (PSM I, CSM) or another Qualification in project management .
2+ years of experience in the Scrum Master role
Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
Knowledge of numerous 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.)
The ability to distinguish between what "is Scrum" what is "not Scrum"
More than 5 years of relevant professional experience in project management, contract management, sales process, strategic planning, risk & opportunity management, change management, customer presentations.
Strong stakeholder management skills performing activities both internal and external with upper management focus;
Fluent in English (is mandatory). German and French Languages are considered advantage.
Excellent communication skills both written and presentation
Good functional, analytical and problem solving capabilities
Preferred Skills / Experience (Any of these is a plus)
Second or third level Scrum Master Certification (PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC)
Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
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, Crystal, FDD, etc.
Knowledge and / or experience with widely successful agile techniques : User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
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.)
Previous experience as a collaborative leader
Excellent communication and mentoring skills