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Scrum Master Sofia, Bulgaria

Scrum Master Description

Job #: 61367
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

DESCRIPTION


You are curious, persistent, logical and with a growth mindset – a true techie at heart. You truly believe in agile principles and enjoy empowering software engineering teams to deliver elegant solutions for complex problems. You are a team player, whose motivation and curiosity can inspire the people around you. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a SCRUM MASTER and make our team even stronger.

Responsibilities

  • Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint, and release planning
  • Lead development teams to inspire the adoption of the Agile mindset, principles, and practices, e.g. collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, transparency, etc
  • Update tracking systems and keep track of metrics to support team growth. Ensure the transparency of the Product & Sprint Backlogs
  • Recommend improvements and assist in adopting good practices
  • Support the development managers and project leads when necessary
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Support the team with appropriate commitments through good PBIs definition, selection, and sprint goal elaboration
  • Identify and remove impediments. Deal with distractions, interfering with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
  • Facilitate discussions and support conflicts resolution
  • Empower the teams to self-organize and self-manage

Requirements

  • 5 years in the industry and at least 2 years of relevant professional experience being a Scrum Master for different teams
  • Good understanding of the Agile mindset, principles and practices, and how and when to apply them in product development
  • You lead by example by demonstrating and evangelizing the Scrum values every day
  • Strong mediation and negotiation skills
  • Strong problem-solving characteristics
  • Good project management skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Knowledge and experience with: Lean, Kanban, XP, Scaling frameworks
  • Skills and knowledge in leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
  • Clear, concise communication skills and good command of written and spoken English

Nice to have

  • Certified Scrum master and other Agile Certification
  • Technical background will be considered as a strong advantage

We offer

  • Personal development program that will allow you to be valued for your strengths
  • Wide range of professional trainings and workshops
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Attractive salary, additional health and dental insurance as well as other social benefits
  • Broad projects variety and possible mobility between projects over the time
  • Experience exchange with colleagues around the world
  • Work-life balance and flexible schedule, team buildings and sport opportunities
  • Modern office in the Infinity Tower business center
  • If you are interested in this role please send your CV in English. All applications will be treated as strictly confidential
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted

Great! What's Next?

  • Send us your up-to-date CV or LinkedIn profile, representing your skills and past projects’ achievements
  • We’ll get in touch with you and help you ensure you’ve identified the most suitable role we have for you based on your strengths and passion
  • We’ll invite you for follow up technical conversations with your potential future colleagues and/or project, which can be done face to face in a calm meeting room at our office or via video conferencing call from your cozy place
  • At the end we will align how we can best proceed further in a mutual agreement

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