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Scrum Master

Career level
Middle (2-5 years), Senior (5-10 years)
Employment type
Full time
Spoken languages
English - Advanced
Number of vacancies

We're not an ordinary tech company, and that shows in our extraordinary people we work with.

We have a great opportunity for a creative and highly motivating Scrum Master, interested in working on a high traffic platform using cutting edge Internet technologies. Smart-x, and its international partners, is an innovative leader in areas such as:

• Live Streaming

• Payments system

• Graph Databases

• Mobile Application Development

• Instant Messaging Platforms

• High traffic and low latency applications

With products used by millions of people daily that must be available 24/7 this represents a huge challenge and learning opportunity for the right person. If most of your days don’t end with impediments left unaddressed, join us and play a big role in our products’ development!

Essential knowledge and experience:

  • At least 2 years experience working in an agile environment as a Scrum Master;
  • Knowledge and/or experience using the Agile methodologies – Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming;
  • Good knowledge of the software development life cycle;
  • Understanding of basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development;
  • Effective leadership and collaboration skills to successfully lead diverse teams through complex projects;
  • Excellent communication and persuasion abilities;
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills;
  • Strong organization and planning skills;
  • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities;

We appreciate:

  • University studies; 
  • CSM (Certified SCRUM Master) certification;
  • Additional related education and/or experience.

You will have international exposure, so you should have excellent communication skills in English in written and spoken form.

We expect you to be a real team player, collaborative, willing to help and to assume responsibility.

What you should do:

  • Act as Scrum master for 1-2 scrum teams, with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work;
  • Leads Scrum best practices adoption and utilization throughout the projects and team(s);
  • Facilitate all the Scrum Meetings (sprint planning, retrospective, sprint demos, daily Scrum, etc);
  • Facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches;
  • Assist the Product Owner grooming the backlog;
  • Ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, be a voice of reason and authority;
  • Ensure cross-team coordination;
  • Have a pro-active attitude toward impediment removal;
  • Maintain relevant metrics that help the team to track the performance;
  • Foster good communication inside the team;
  • Act as an agent of change, actively contribute to the company’s Agile and Lean Community;
  • Lead the team(s) to self-organization;
  • Bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business trust.

We compensate your achievements and commitment with:

  • Very competitive salary;
  • Private medical plan at Medicover Clinic;
  • Trainings & career development programs – in the country and abroad;
  • Meal vouchers and well-stocked micro-kitchen in the office;
  • Relaxing massage at the office;
  • Free access to different sports fields – football, tennis – and friendly teammates to play with;
  • Performance reviews and compensation based on your results, performance based bonus structure;
  • Team buildings and company events – we find reasons to celebrate! It could be about our wins, birthdays, or simply for having good time together.

In our Bucharest office we offer a creative workplace focused on teamwork, product quality, and fun atmosphere. We have a very nice and comfortable downtown office, with a break area, outside space, fruits and different daily snacks. Flexible working hours are provided to support your work-life balance.

Of course, during COVID-19 pandemic everyone is working exclusively  from home.