Scrum master

Covantis is an industry-wide initiative on a bold mission to simplify the global trade for the entire industry of agricultural commodities. Covantis is being developed by the commodities trading and shipping industry for the commodities trading and shipping industry. The goal is to create more efficiency and value for the entire industry. Covantis is building a secure digital platform that will minimise your operating risks while increasing market efficiency for the entire commodities trading and shipping industry.

Scrum master
English: Upper-intermediate

About the Role:

The Scrum Master and Agile Coach is responsible for the success of multiple scrum teams, specifically how they execute Agile methodology to produce high-performing teams producing innovative products.

You will be responsible for ensuring Agile standards and best practices are effectively leveraged. You are focused on performance and have a wide-breadth of experience implementing complex programs that drive business objectives. You must be comfortable balancing multiple team/stakeholder expectations and multiple levels of experience within teams. It’s critical that you understand how to apply Agile theory to the practical matter of getting teams to deliver product. You have to balance this while operating from our top three Agile values: teamwork, experimentation and empowerment/ownership, as guidelines for a successful Agile culture.

Scrum master will work with 1-2 scrum teams and will assume some PMO responsibility (resource management, budget planning, onboarding management).

Important to mention - this is a perfect role for a Senior Scrum master with ambition to become a Program manager / Agile Coach to manage other scrum masters. It's a fast-track development role with potential for promotion in 1 year.

Main requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience implementing Agile as a Scrum Master, with software development teams, preferably in a startup environment.
  • Deep understanding of Lean and Agile frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Scaled Agile) and how to apply them.
  • Understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity and task definition.
  • Experienced in assessing, evaluating, and questioning team member activities and processes in all functional areas and make sound organizational decisions based upon evidence.
  • Experience as a Program Manager, Agile Delivery lead or similar, and have led organizational Agile transformations and/or have developed Agile systems in a startup incubator.

Nice to Have

  • Experience working in a start-up culture
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguity
  • Software engineering background
  • Emotional self-awareness, positive outlook, emotional self-control, adaptability and empathy

Benefits:

  • Vacation 25 working days
  • Sick leave - 30 days with medical certificate (3 days without)
  • Performance bonus (up to 1 month salary)
  • Learning and development budget - $2000 per year
  • health insurance
  • coworking expenses coverage
  • equipment is provided (laptop, monitor)
  • live team meetings once in a month

Selection process:

1. HR Indigo interview

2. Interview with Hiring manager

3. Interview with Scrum Master

4. Final interview with Head of Product (key stakeholder)

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Kyiv, Ukraine
Dnipro, Ukraine
Kharkiv, Ukraine
Odesa, Ukraine
Lviv, Ukraine
English (Upper-intermediate)
Full-time