Scrum Master (m/f) – FinTech Application

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We are smava, the online loan comparison platform.  We provide transparency and fairness to our customers by giving them all relevant data and informations to act as empowered market participants. Our mission is disrupting financial services by digitalizing lending. We provide consumers with the fastest most convenient and most affordable personal credit solutions which fit their individual needs best. As a Berlin based FinTech we have grown to over 300 employees and strive to continue that successful growth. To achieve that, we are looking for the best employees to expand our team- employees like you!  Currently someone who will appreciate fulfilling a role as a:

Scrum Master (m/f) – FinTech Application

You will join our Technology department consisting of roughly 50 internal and 20 external members. If it’s about technology innovations at smava, this is the spot to be. If you also like to jump into an organization which is currently taking the next step in reorganizing itself please continue reading.  

 What we would like you to do:

  • Join our team of Scrum Master led by our Agile Coach & Transformation Lead  to introduce agile & lean structure within a team of around 70 Engineers and Product Owners
  • Facilitate Scrum and KanBan with three to four teams
  • Support Product Owners with setup and maintenance of backlog and requirements
  • Document the Scrum process & rituals
  • Usage and Optimisation of  the extended functionalities of JIRA & Confluence
  • Help to set up a supporting and controlling agile Project Management Office
  • Support high level project planning
  • Support project execution, reporting and KPIs
  • Organize & facilitate team events & trainings
  • Structure the knowledge management in Confluence
  • Enable process re-organization
  • Build excellent teams, that have fun working together
  • Support the teams by removing daily impediments

 What you will need for:

  • Proven experience of successfully guiding at least four development teams as a Scrum Master for minimum 3 years
  • Experience in introducing Scrum & KanBan
  • Scrum Master certificate
  • Technical university degree
  • Software Engineering Background
  • Knowledge about high level project planning and project controlling
  • Affinity to organize & facilitate events
  • Resilient and challenges loving personality
  • Fluent spoken and written in English & German

What we offer:

  • Relocation bonus (in case you are relocating to Berlin)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Employer-funded pension
  • Paid education (e. g. trainings, workshops, conferences) 
  • Language courses
  • Subsidized Lunch offer ( and subsidized public transport ticket (VBB Umweltkarte)
  • Brown Bag Lunches,  Hackathons, Beer Friday, Mystery Lunch, Breakfast Club and different team events
  • Discounted fitness offers close to the office

 Did we get your attention? Then we are looking forward to receiving your application including:

  • CV, salary expectations and earliest starting date addressed to Martin Firlus
  • In case you are not an EU citizen, we also need a copy of your academic degree & valid passport
  • If you already have a Blue Card, Visa or Work Permit, please let us know
  • Please also tell us, where you find our job advertisement first


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