Scrum Master in Sofia, Grad Sofiya, Bulgaria

The Stars Group Direct Employer

The role: Scrum Master

We are looking for a Scrum Master to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Bulgaria service office.

Can you be the champion of a transformation program and help the transition to agile? Do you have boundless energy to unblock any obstacles in the delivery path of a better player experience?

We are looking for a dedicated scrum master to join our team. In this role, you would be responsible for overseeing our software development team and working under the agile methodology. We are seeking a candidate who has proven leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, and a track-record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met.

As a Framework scrum master, you will be responsible to identify any problems arising in the project that may reduce the teams productivity or slow down their work in order to eliminate them as quickly as possible. You will ensure that the Scrum/Agile/BDD methodology is properly applied. You will ensure that the various method concepts are acquired and accepted and that roles are correctly distributed and understood by all (product owner, developer, QA, etc). As Frameworks scrum master, you will be responsible for acting as an Agile/BDD coach within the team (product owner included).

You will also become the organizer and facilitator of the various methodology rituals, such as daily scrum meetings, the planning pokers or the agile retrospectives.

Why we need you: -

Youll guide, coach, empower the team and remove impediments to the team's progress. Youll provide Agile leadership and training, assessing the team's Agile maturity and constantly raise the bar to improve the team's velocity. Youll oversee design, implementation, QA, and validation of programming code and products. Youll create project outlines and timelines and distribute responsibilities to team members. Youll facilitate daily scrums, stand-ups, and meetings to monitor project progress and resolve any issues the team may be experiencing. Youll shape team behaviour through excellent management via the agile method. Youll remove project obstacles, develop solutions with team. Youll ensure milestones are reached and deadlines are met throughout project lifecycle. Youll build strong relationships with stakeholders, framework users, and program owners. Youll document progress and communicate to upper management and stakeholders.

Who are we looking for: -

You have a Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience and registrations/certifications as a Scrum Master (PMI-ACP Certification preferred). You have at least 3 years experience with Agile/SCRUM methodology, JIRA or ServiceNow Agile are a plus, additional experience with large scale integration projects preferred.

You are available to work out of standard working hours with cross regional teams across the world. You have superior Analytical Skills and eagerness to work in a team and as a team to solve problems but without requiring micromanagement, to act as a mentor and lead other developers of less experience. You can coordinate teams of developers to execute on plans in a timely fashion and assist in planning realistic time frames for implementing software solutions including correctly analyzing the capabilities of your team, their resources and current.

You have solid communication skills including excellent English language skills, solid writing skills and solid people skills. You can guide the team and organisation on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers; the team on how to get the most of out self-organisation and the team on self-organising to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks.

You assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organisation and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organisation. You remove impediments or guide the team to remove impediments. You build 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. You facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work. You facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution. You assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information. You support and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog. You provide all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and leading by example.

You have experience in playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory. You have good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency. You have in depth knowledge of various well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

As an ideal candidate, you have knowledge of other Agile approaches: Kanban, BDD, etc. You are aware of and have experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games. You have experience in applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: various Burndown technologies, many Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).

Whats in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience so whilst we are not able to provide such details at this stage, we can confirm that we offer an excellent salary and benefits package.

Our benefits include a discretionary annual performance bonus, premium health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (providing you all live at the same address), and a generous company contribution into a private pension scheme each month.

As an advocate of work/life balance, we offer an annual personal interest allowance where we encourage personal learning outside of working hours; e.g. driving lessons, cookery classes and circus training (to name a few that our people have used this towards).

We also have an Employee Assistance Programme where you receive complimentary and confidential support from professionals who offer independent advice 24/7. To support you in developing your skills and career, we will provide ongoing training. We offer many more great perks such as an annual travel loan, subsidised massage sessions, free drinks, snacks, hot beverages and fresh fruit every day.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then well invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well well meet you for a face-to-face interview

The Group The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the worlds largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Groups Bulgaria service office in the Web applications department.

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