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Scrum Master

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Kifisia
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Kifisia

Sword Technologies is seeking to recruit a high caliber, energetic individual to join our Software Development team in Athens, Greece as a Scrum Master. The successful candidate will work in a multinational environment on a multitude of tasks supporting our core business in large International Information Systems. The company is currently expanding its activities in Greece, offering an optimum career advancement opportunity for the successful candidate who should combine a relevant educational and professional background, with enthusiasm and eagerness.

What you will do...

  • Champions the agile methodologies;
  • Coach team members and makes sure that team members are well-trained and understand the Agile values and principles and the Scrum events;
  • Understands the software development lifecycle;
  • Facilitates all ceremonies and act day to day improving processes;
  • Works closely with the product owners in order to keep backlog in a good shape and find methods to effectively manage the product backlog;
  • Identifies quickly issues / impediments and act immediately in order to find solution;
  • Protects the team by removing any distractions that can hinder the progress of the Sprint backlog;
  • Identifies risks and escalate them when necessary to PM or Head of Development;
  • Proposes ways to improve in order to meet expected project delivery dates;
  • Cooperates with other Scrum Master on issues /problems in order to improve processes across organization;
  • Be the communication path between stakeholders, Project Management and the team;
  • Implement changes which affect the day-to-day work, which help to increase productivity;
  • Provides necessary reports in order to monitor the progress of the team and communicate it to stakeholders;
  • Lead by example.

What is your experience... __

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as Scrum Master.
  • Working knowledge of agile methodologies and techniques
  • Leadership experience.

Experience in the following will be considered an asset:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as Java software developer because we believe that you should understand at some extent the everyday tasks of the Developers. This role does not require any Java development.

Personal Characteristics...

  • Conflict-resolution skills;
  • Excellent listening;
  • Leadership and motivation skills;
  • Facilitation skills;
  • Presentation skills;
  • Continuous improvement mentality;
  • Lean thinking;
  • Communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Integrity, ethical behavior, consistent;
  • Strong at building trust;
  • Attention to detail and strong sense of responsibility;
  • Strategic Thinking.

What we offer to you…

  • Competitive remuneration package;
  • Meal voucher card;
  • Private medical plan;
  • Private pension plan;
  • Shuttle Bus;
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies;
  • Training & Development plan;
  • Employee Recognition plan;
  • Work in a certified “Diversity Charter” company;
  • Teambuilding events;
  • Social responsibility initiatives.

Applications must be in the English language

Great Place to Work

  • Meal Vouchers

  • Private Medical Insurance plan

  • Private Pension plan

  • Company car leasing

  • Competitive salary

  • Fast-growing company

  • Opportunities for career growth

  • Certified "Diversity Charter" company

About the company

At SWORD Services Greece we believe in innovation; challenging ideas and discovering new ways of doing business. We are looking for people whose ideas and vision can shape our company’s success.

We are constantly growing and we look for people who want to grow with us, who want to be part of a friendly and supportive environment and who want to be part in a team of like-minded colleagues, passionate about delivering excellence.

We value open and clear communication and transparency in our everyday interactions and we act as ONE team since we want everyone to feel they are part of a big family that grows and succeeds!

Spyridoula Bourou | Contact Person

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