Scrum Master (m/f) – FinTech Application

Are you a passionate agile person, who believes in the benefits of diversity and power of SCRUM? Are you the one who can mediate the conflicts and set up the happiest cross-functional team out there? As a part of the SCRUM family, you will be one out of the 3 SCRUM masters lead by our Agile Coach & Transformation Lead. Every day at smava you will be taking full responsibility for caring about the team members, using the latest agile techniques and avoiding the micromanaging in any of its forms. This is your time to join us and start writing the history in exciting and challenging FinTech sector together with smava!

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.”

– Stephen Hawking

Your daily business:

  • Join and facilitate three to four teams as a Scrum Master with experienced guidelines of our Agile Coach & Transformation Lead in order to develop and improve agile & lean structures within the team
  • Support Product Owners with setting up and maintaining of the backlogs and requirements
  • Build excellent communication inside and among the teams, grow high-performance mentality and make sure that the team members are having fun working together
  • Ensure appropriate documentation of Scrum process & rituals
  • Usage and optimization of the extended functionalities of JIRA & Confluence, including structuring the knowledge management in Confluence
  • Be a part of the project that is aimed to set up the Agile Project Management Office at smava
  • Ensure high-quality support of the project planning, project execution, reporting and KPIs
  • Receive full autonomy in the organization of the team events & training to make sure that smava employees rock
  • Enable process of reorganization and make is as painless as possible

To get things done you will need:

  • At least 3 years of proven working experience in successfully guiding around four development teams as a Scrum Master
  • Experience in introducing Scrum & KanBan to the teams
  • Scrum Master certificate is a must
  • Sound knowledge about high-level project planning and project controlling
  • Know-how of autonomously organizing & facilitating events for the cross-functional teams
  • Bachelor or Master University Degree in Business Administration, Project management, Computer Science, IT, Engineering or any other similar field
  • Resilient and challenge-loving personality
  • Fluent spoken and written in English, German would be considered as an advantage

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to drive future technology that changes the financial industry
  • Great prospects for a personal and professional growth
  • A changing organization which knows what needs to be improved
  • Smart colleagues from all around the globe (35 nationalities)
  • Visa sponsorship and relocation support
  • Signing bonus
  • Relocation bonus (in case you are relocating to Berlin)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Employer-funded pension
  • Paid education (e. g. training, workshops, conferences)
  • Language courses
  • Subsidized Lunch offer ( and subsidized public transport ticket (VBB Umweltkarte)

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

  • CV, project list, salary expectations and earliest starting date addressed to Alena Kuliashova
  • 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

Note that it will be difficult to proceed with your application without the documents mentioned above. Please tell us, where you first found our job advertisement.