Scrum Master

  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Full-time

Company Description

MicroStrategy transforms organizations into intelligent enterprises through data-driven innovation. We match smart people to dynamic projects and technologies that truly challenge their talents. Curious and creative in outlook, our success is built on the talent and energy of smart and driven people. MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a worldwide leader in enterprise analytics and mobility software. A pioneer in the BI and analytics space, MicroStrategy delivers innovative software that empowers people to make better decisions and transform the way they do business. We provide our enterprise customers with world-class software and expert services so they can deploy unique intelligence applications.

Job Description

·       Organize and facilitate Scrum ceremonies and backlog refinement under minimal supervision

·       Champion Agile software development best practices, acting as a coach to the Scrum teams

·       Support the Product Owner in grooming and maintaining the product backlog

·       Track and communicate team status and progress via burn­up and burn­down charts, as well as other information radiators, to the team, management, and stakeholders ­ ensuring it accurately reflects current state

·       Take responsibility for managing dependencies between the Scrum team and others, collaborating within the Scrum Master network ­ especially with regards to items necessary for product release

·       Demonstrate sense of urgency and responsiveness to complete work and solve problems, with a strong drive to persevere when faced with ambiguity

·       Proactively remove or escalate roadblocks to allow team progress

·       Maintains relevant metrics to help the team monitor their performance

·       Encourages continual improvement in Engineering practices to improve code quality and delivery

·       Coordinates timely response and support to production line customer issues, when escalated

·       Participates in project release estimation process

 

Qualifications

·       Strong analytical, problem-solving, time management and influencing skills

·       Exceptional written and verbal communication and collaboration skills

·       Large / Enterprise application development experience using Agile methodologies

Understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition

·       Able to resolve conflicts, facilitate discussions, propose viable alternatives, and consider different approaches

·       Situational Awareness-  ­ must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management

·       Persistent drive for continual improvement, both with team and self

·       Quick learner- ­ must be able to quickly gain a high-level understanding of the technical and business domains of the Scrum teams

·       Have a passion for creating an environment for a successful agile team

·       Self-motivation and the ability to work under minimal supervision 

·       Desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business teams about technical development to gain business trust

·       Team-oriented individual, positive attitude, energetic, result & delivery oriented, keen interest on quality and intense attention to detail

  • Strong command of the English language, both written and spoken

Additional Information

We offer employment contract with benefits package

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