Scrum Master

The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Advisory, Solutions, Applications and Infrastructure. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. We are operating on three countries located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France.

For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for a Scrum Master.

Category

Advisory Services

Function

Project Manager

Language(s)

English, French, Dutch

Reference

200511/0464

Location

Brussels

We offer

• A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.
• A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).
• A dynamic culture focused on personal development.
• A wide range of training and career development opportunities.

Your profile

• Bachelor/master’s degree or equivalent by experience
• Good communication in English. French and/or Dutch is an asset.
• Knowledge of agile reporting and follow-up tools (e.g. Jira)
• Understanding of tooling on automated unit testing, automated functional testing and continuous integration tooling
• Sound knowledge of software development methodology
• Sound knowledge of project management methodology
• Expert knowledge of agile methodology and techniques (e.g. Kanban)
• Agile mindset :
o A positive attitude and pragmatism
o thirst for knowledge: Agile is about learning and adapting. Knowledge sharing is key to success.
o The goal of team success: Agile is about the success of the team, no individual success or heroic behavior. It is more important for the team to succeed than for the individual to have completed his/her tasks.
o There is no failure, only feedback: Agile is about taking everything as lessons, adjusting actions based on the feedback, resulting in continuous improvement
• Team player
• Communicative
• Organizer
• Knowledge sharing

Your role

Project follow-up
• Set up and facilitate the Scrum ceremonies (Daily Stand-up, Sprint Review, Sprint Planning, Retrospective) and other meetings
• Schedule and follow the key steps of the methodology
• Guarantee a smooth use of the Scrum methodology and help the Project Team face any obstacles
• Provide assistance or support to the Product Owner concerning the Product Backlog
• Assist and support the team in the delivery of the Definition of Done (DoD), Sprint Backlog, etc.
• Track team capacity and velocity metrics for planning and progress purposes

Project methodology and Coaching
• Coach and challenge the Project Team
• Help the Project Team face any difficulties and promote its gradual self-organization
• Remove barriers to team effectiveness and protect the team from outside distractions
• Ambassador of agile methods within the company
• Provide to his/her superiors a reporting on the proper deployment of the Scrum methodology within projects
• Risk & issue management