Scrum Master

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Location

Krakow, Grand Parade

Job description

Scrum Master


We bet we can be a great match

Do you want to work with cool projects focused on sports betting and gaming? Would you like to work on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions, but… with fun included? Would you like to work with some of the best Developers, QAs, DevOps Engineers in Krakow?


About us

Working with us you’ll be at heart of the technological revolution of one the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. We deal with projects ranging from widgets, desktop or mobile casinos and betting hardware… just to name a few. We process 500 online Sportsbook bets per second each Saturday, that’s the same as orders processed by Amazon UK, on its busiest day of the year. We deal with more than 20 million users and 160 terabytes of data daily. Impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you.


Your role in the team

     Building, guiding and mentoring the team on Agile/Scrum practices and values.

  • Guiding and mentoring the team in self-organization to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks. 
  • Assessing maturity of the team and coaching them to higher levels of  team’s development, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization. 
  • Removing impediments to the team’s progress or guiding the team to remove them themselves
  • Building psychological safety and an environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or judgement, with emphasis on healing and problem-solving. 
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion or assigning.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication/PR/brand building, improving transparency, and radiating information. 
  • Providing support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, leading by example. 
  • Raising awareness regarding performance in line with benchmarking, agreed metrics/KPIs and associated scorecards. 

Skills needed

  • Experience in playing the Scrum Master role for at least four years in an Agile software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.  
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency. 
  • Knowledge of various well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.). 

Any of these is a plus

  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc. 
  • Awareness and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team. 


This role will suit you if you are:


       A team player with a positive character, someone with a winning mentality and driven to get the most out of their team(s) on a daily basis 

       Someone who is excited about team dynamics and is passionate about coaching a team through their journey of continuous improvement

       Someone who thinks on their feet. Is able to treat a problem as new challenge that just needs to be solved.


What we offer


            Development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal training, lunch and learn sessions and an individual development budget.

            Complex work and the chance to make an impact.

            Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from.

            Some opportunities for International travel to our offices in London, Leeds and Gibraltar (our office is 5 minutes away from the beach).

            A great working atmosphere in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward thinking managers.

            Competitive salary and benefits fully paid private healthcare, multisport pass, daily fruit, and employee referral program.

            Flexible working practices 

            And some fun in the office – integration events and company parties, internal football league, gamification initiatives, FIFA, board games, company competitions with cool prizes.


William Hill in Krakow

Our office sits on Kotlarska and our brilliant building has a range of different workspaces, hangouts and breakout areas to suit your every need. Situated in the centre of Cracow next to Vistula river – we're in the heart of one of the world’s most iconic cities.There are parks everywhere, you can enjoy a walk along Planty, or go to Kościuszko Mound to admire the city from above. With plenty of culture on your doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice. In fact, why not have a sneak peek around our office with Street View and see if you can picture yourself here. 

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