Scrum Master

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Negotiable

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1388459

 Job Description

SpotX is seeking a highly motivated, versatile and humble Scrum Master who can contribute brilliantly to our team located in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Every day, our engineers transform online video advertising and solve difficult problems by employing creativity, innovation and solid technical expertise. We are a fast-paced but casual environment with highly talented peers. The most successful team members are versatile, disciplined and enjoy focusing on new challenges.

 

This person will be responsible for Scrum Master duties for local engineering teams and managing projects for developing internal tools. Past success includes being a strong advocate for Agile methodologies, a hands on leader working with a variety of teams and managing projects through to release.  Successful candidates should be prepared to work in an organization that produces more than 200 releases per year.

 

Making an immediate impact:

  • Runs all Scrum ceremonies for Belfast teams, including: daily stand ups, sprint planning & retrospectives and/ or Kanban ceremonies.

  • Supports Product teams with backlog grooming and estimating sessions.

  • Coordinates with US-based Project and Product teams to identify and manage dependencies and prioritization of engineering workload  

  • Facilitates release management, production quality, and project tracking

  • Help teams get code into production!

  • Be able to hold people accountable to process, and work at all levels of the organization

  • Foster an environment of consistency – sizing, tracking, estimations and metrics

  • Provides metrics and status to management – ability to serve as POC for multiple releases at once

  • Is familiar with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence and other software development tools that will help you track actions and issues so that you can drive them to closure


Needed SpotX’er talents:

  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of relevant education and experience

  • 2-3 years of Scrum Master experience; ScrumMaster Certification preferred

  • Agile/Scrum knowledge

  • Making teams work and feel like awesome teams

  • Thorough understanding of enterprise software development processes and lifecycle

  • Ability to effectively and clearly communicate on development team and project status


Bonus SpotX’er talents:

  • Managing a large group of projects and teams simultaneously

  • Direct experience working with software engineering teams


SpotX Perks:

  • Work in a fun, casual, team environment with great work-life balance.

  • Great holidays, company closed from Christmas to New Years.

  • Make a real difference – the code you test reaches millions of people as soon as it is released


SpotX is the leading global video advertising platform that enables media owners and publishers to monetize premium content across desktop, mobile and connected TV devices.

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