Scrum Master

As a Scrum Master at Open Assessment Technologies SA, you will act as a leader to encourage, enable, and energize our cross-functional team to realize their full potential while enabling the Agile mindset.

As Scrum Master you will be responsible for:

  • Organizing the agenda and executing procedures under your responsibility (internal ones with autonomy and external ones, backed up by the leader)
  • Planning the execution of the sprint’s activities autonomously
  • Critically analyzing the performance indicators while identifying the root causes and defining action plans to enhance them
  • Establishing effective retro meetings while ensuring the resolution of the action points
  • Solving conflicts in the team while sharing the events with the leaders and involving them in critical or delicate situations
  • Forming a self-managed team
  • Ensuring the correct usage of the tracking tools by the team members (JIRA)
  • Participating in the evolution of the Scrum framework and processes
  • Running required ceremonies efficiently in their team while encouraging and motivating their team members to participate actively
  • Ensuring that the “definition of done” is occurring throughout the sprint
  • Ensuring the root-cause analysis is being performed periodically to define the main quality issues
  • Identifying the blockers during the business detailing while ensuring they are solved before the development starts
  • Elaborating and executes autonomously plans to mitigate risks that may impact the sprint
  • Identifying project risks, escalating them to the stakeholders and supporting the project manager in elaborating a mitigation plan
  • Ensuring the code review flow execution
  • Ensuring that the team knows non-functional requirements
  • Acting as a sounding board for peers and more junior members
  • Collaborating with HR in interviewing candidates with empathy and treats them all with equal respect

Qualifications and Skills of our future Scrum Master should have:

  • A deep understanding of Agile and Lean and their methodologies (Scrum, Kanban and SAFe)
  • 3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new environments while showing confidence and peace of mind
  • Ability to provide guidance proactively in adverse scenarios resolution
  • A sense of responsibility to inspire the team through their behavior
  • Faculty to inspire teammates and to guide them through their individual results
  • Flexibility and a high degree of accessibility for informal support an advice
  • Mentorship skills to guide people to realizations rather than providing the answer
  • Elaborating and executes autonomously plans to mitigate risks that may impact the sprint
  • Identifying project risks, escalating them to the stakeholders and supporting the project manager in elaborating a mitigation plan
  • Ensuring the code review flow execution
  • Ensuring that the team knows non-functional requirements
  • Acting as a sounding board for peers and more junior members
  • Collaborating with HR in interviewing candidates with empathy and treats them all with equal respect
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