Agile Lead/Scrum Master
Smart Pension
Kraków. PL
3 d. temu
source : Just Join IT

Are you a Scrum Master / Agile Lead and want to work for a technology-led company that is changing the world of Pensions?

Do you enjoy working in a flexible, agile environment, with core values of transparency, trust and continuous improvement?

Can you get on board with our desire to contribute, learn and grow teams and processes that will impact people’s lives 80 years from now?

Pensions are a long term project!

Pension companies in the past have been slow to adapt to new technology and methods, and Pensions were not seen as an industry that embraced changed - we're redefining that!

We are rapidly changing the industry and in order to keep up, we look for people who are happy to operate in an ambiguous environment, people who bring ideas to the table but above all, people who get stuff done.

We look to move forward at pace and our team is upbeat and passionate about making things successful! The Engineering team has rapidly grown in the past year, and this is the opportunity to work with an almost clean slate to put into place the best practices as we continue to grow.

What you’ll do

We want you to come to work with passion, creativity, openness, flexibility and drive. We are building a world-class Engineering team and rapidly changing an industry where change used to be a bad word.

Practically, being a nice human and having common sense is important to us (Common sense not being a flower that grows in everyone’s garden!).

We expect teams to take ownership of their own processes and to do whatever they need to deliver great software, for them to continuously learn and hold true to the Agile manifesto - and for you to help them accomplish this.

Some of our teams use Scrum, some use Kanban, some use Scrumban, part of your role is to challenge them on what is the best way for them to deliver amazing software.

Depending on the teams, you may be responsible for :

  • Helping to facilitate daily scrum, weekly story refinement sessions and retrospective meetings
  • Removing impediments to progress, protecting the team from interruptions and distractions
  • Capture, using metrics and reporting to help drive continuous improvement
  • Ensuring you support the Agile leads and teams to have visibility of product and technical road-maps has input into planning and scheduling road-map items
  • Helping the product owner keep the product backlog in good shape and ready for work
  • Assisting your teams with improving internal / external communication, collaboration and radiating information
  • You are passionate about helping to build and maintain help inter team relationships, encouraging team learning, sharing knowledge and continuous improvement
  • As a team

    We’re eager to learn and grow. Most of the Engineering team haven’t worked in an agile environment and are quickly learning and adapting (and loving the continuous improvement).

    The team is already highly collaborative, eager to learn and try new things. Most importantly we’ve also the full backing of the senior management team to put in the right ways of working to suit everyone, to hit our goal of consistency performing engineering team where everyone is happy!

    We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce, is the most awesome workforce

    We seek new ideas, different ways of thinking, diverse backgrounds and approaches, because averages can lie and sameness is dangerous.

    At Smart Pension, individuals and teams are given the freedom to set themselves up for success, and we're committed to crafting an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.

    You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

    We’re excited for you to make Smart Pension an even more incredible place to work!

    The Software that we are building, will be used 10, 20, 40, 50 or maybe even 100 years from now - we need to build it right or future engineers will hunt me down - quote from a Smart Engineer.

    We’re building software to a high level of quality, while at the same time using modern engineering practices to continuously deliver new features.

    Smart Pension was founded by experienced finance & technology professionals and has been designed specifically to support UK businesses faced with the challenges of auto enrolment.

    Our mission is to transform pensions, savings and financial well-being, across all generations, around the world.

    Requirements

  • An understanding of Agile and Lean Principles and values as well as knowledge of Scrum & Kanban theory, rules and practices
  • Understand the fundamentals of iterative and incremental development to understand team needs
  • Know the value of continuous improvement (kaizen!), visualisation and metrics
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the mindset of a servant leader
  • Ability to work with diverse personality types, a great teammate and a team builder
  • Benefits

  • £500 personal training budget to spend on books, courses, conferences or training materials to help you develop.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Private medical care
  • MultiSport Plus Package
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