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WorldRemit // digital money transfer service
Krakw, Poland    Posted: Thursday, June 06, 2019
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About us

WorldRemit -if the media's to be believed, we're the FinTech start-up taking the world by storm - scooping-up awards & more than $140m in funding. Ok... all that is true. But we're so much more. WorldRemit is changing the way people send money to family & friends. We're leading an online revolution & laying to rest old-fashioned money transfers.

The WorldRemit Office in Krakw is currently growing & we are looking for aScrum Masterto join our Engineering Team.

Our Scrum master will be:

  • Highly Engaged You will work closely with teams & their stakeholders to demonstrate a deep level of commitment to the success of your team(s) & their continual improvement
  • A Guide You must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts & principles are adhered to, whilst not being an enforcer of process
  • In Service Naturally gravitate towards a servant leader approach of service towards your team(s) & your stakeholders
  • Self-Managing Seek goals & feedback, but be able to direct your own work & team(s) journey towards agility in a positive direction
  • Transparent displaying openness & transparency in all you do
  • A Teacher You will be experienced in guiding & teaching & have significant experience in doing both for a mix of team-types as well as a mix of varying levels of stakeholder
  • A Learner Someone who loves to learn & is constantly seeking new learning experiences
  • A Systemic Thinker You will be aware of the goals of the organization & how your team(s) are expected to contribute to those goals; whilst having an appreciation of the interconnected dependencies both up/down-stream from your team(s)
  • An Innovator Never satisfied with how things are, you will always be looking for ways to bring innovation to working practices
  • Enthusiastic You will display & invoke high-levels of energy whilst performing your service
  • Fun Bring a level of playfulness to your approach & encourage others to do the same
  • A Social Engineer Improving group dynamics within all of the groups you interface with to enhance communication & build trust
  • A Mentor You will display a natural tendency to lift others up providing mentorship in both official & unofficial capacities

What you will know:

  • You will have a deep knowledge & experience of Scrum & the subtleties of the process & have a clear understanding of the Why of Scrum as well as the What & How of Scrum (and Agile practices in general)
  • You will have a deep understanding of flow & the application & inspection of the metrics which will support improvements to flow
  • You will be able to introduce good practices around backlog management, including story writing, requirements breakdown, story-splitting, story-mapping & be able to talk knowledgeably about the requirements life-cycle
  • You will have an appreciation of ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing
  • You will have an appreciation of the basic technical architecture of an enterprise organization, & a typical software development life-cycle when supporting engineering teams
  • You will have had experience of solving the problems with delivery & cultural dynamics within a number of environments & contexts (i.e. different sized organizations, co-located/distributed teams, new product development, legacy product maintenance)
  • You will be able to demonstrate the application of other practices which enhance agility but do not fall within the Scrum framework

What you will do:

  • Build an environment of openness in & around the team(s) you work with
  • Create a culture & environment where problems can be discussed in an open, transparent non-judgmental way, without fear of blame or retribution, leading towards positive outcomes
  • Be a strong facilitator of not only the various Scrum events, but have strong facilitation & mediation skills in general
  • Be able to lead those you work with towards self-organization & ownership of their process
  • Help the team(s) you work with to only make promises they can keep, & then to help them to focus & keep those promises
  • You will have a deep understanding of behavior & team dynamics to allow you to navigate, mediate & resolve conflict in & around the team
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