Agile Project Manager (f/m)

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Scope Group is looking for talented technology professionals to join its rapidly expanding Application Development team based in Berlin. With the creation of several new Agile Software Development teams to focus on the design and implementation of a brand new technology platform, we are searching for the most inspiring and motivated technology experts to join us at our new “tech-friendly” start-up style office space in the heart of Berlin.
Our Agile Software Development teams will work directly with our business partners to understand their requirements, prototype solutions and then rapidly implement the software changes with regular incremental deliveries. 
Come and join us on this exciting technology journey in one of the most open and welcoming European cities!

Your tasks & responsibilities

  • Understand our business processes to manage the backlog of feature requests whilst applying the appropriate priority to requests and ensuring alignment with the product roadmap.
  • Manage the rollout of software change from development through to production environments to ensure we hit our time-to-market goals.
  • Act as the Scrum Master or Agile Coach to help your assigned Scrum team or Kanban team achieve successful deliveries and optimize their software development process. This will include providing the organisational expertise and structure, including scheduling Scrum ceremonies such as planning, retrospectives, backlog and story grooming, and show-and-tell sessions.

Your professional qualifications

  • Knowledge and professional experience of SDLC methodologies, including agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, and Scrumban used by software teams providing iterative deliveries.
  • Extensive experience of agile project management, in particular the configuration and usage of change management tools such as JIRA. Experience of configuring Confluence is advantageous.
  • Experience of successfully resolving conflicting feature requests and priorities.
  • University degree in computer science e.g. business informatics or an equivalent qualification.
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience acting in a Scrum Master or Agile Coach role, whether full-time or part-time alongside code development responsibilities. Having a code development or QA background would be advantageous.

Your personal attributes

  • You like challenges and are unintimidated by complex systems, processes and dependencies.
  • You are able to take ownership and responsibility of tasks and projects that involve both independent and teamwork.
  • You will bring your energetic personality and inspiration to the team to help team motivation and contribute to the leadership of your assigned Scrum or Kanban team.
  • You are fluent in English (written and oral). Knowledge of German would be an advantage.

Your opportunities

  • Responsibility and ownership from day one that will test your skills
  • Be part of a team that brings together many technical disciplines from various backgrounds that will expand your knowledge and capabilities
  • Our new “tech-friendly” start-up style office space will allow you to meet and interact with many diverse professionals, attend workshops and events. It’s such a great office space you won’t want to go home!

Interested?

We look forward to learning more about you from your convincing application. Please apply online using our application tool quoting the reference “20180135“. Please note: For non-EU applicants, a valid work and residence permit is a prerequisite for this job position.

What we want to see

  • Signed current CV
  • Criminal record certificate
  • At least 3 letters of reference
  • Copy of your university degrees and certificates

About Scope

Scope SE & Co. KGaA is the holding company of the Scope Group and the leading EU-based provider of independent ratings, research and risk analysis solutions across asset classes. The Scope Group is based in Berlin and maintains offices in Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan, Oslo, and Paris. Scope Ratings GmbH, one of the group's operating companies, is a credit rating agency registered in accordance with the EU rating regulation and operating in the European Union with ECAI status.

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