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Scrum Master

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
full-time
Wage (gross)
From 2 500 EUR/monthOur final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Role

As an experienced Scrum Master, you will work with your product squads and improve agile team maturity. You are eager to be a change agent who helps team members to challenge their status quo and builds a culture of continuous improvement. You are knowledgeable in Scrum and enjoy mentoring and educating others. You help maintaining a safe environment where people can grow and thus become more effective as a team. Together with the Product Owner and the Tech Lead you are a part of the shared leadership team.

Responsibilities:

Facilitate and participate in all relevant Scrum events of multiple product squads
Advance your Scrum teams in using the Agile methodology and Scrum practices
Remove impediments and ensure timely sprint deliveries and achieving sprint goals
Support Product Owner in prioritizing the Product backlog
Foster self-organizing teams, collaboration and knowledge sharing
Identify continuous improvement opportunities, be that technical, process-related or of interpersonal nature
Coordinate dependencies with partners (other squads and business/group-wide IT collaborators)
Support and promote an effective feedback culture based on the Scrum values
Train, coach and mentor squad members

About the Team

At Swiss Re we embarked on a journey to become a true Tech and Data driven company. 'Solutions' is a central pillar of the reinsurance strategy, critical both to development of our core activities as well as developing new revenue streams for Swiss Re. There is an opportunity to use our risk knowledge and capital to create new shareholder value for us through Solutions, which should lead to valuation uplift.

Solutions are services delivered to clients that lead to new, more, or better business profit generation for the company that would not happen through core or transaction business. These earnings will be manifested primarily through a fee income model. Our ambition is to move to the next level in terms of scale and integrity, fully deploying Swiss Re’s risk knowledge to a wider group of clients.

A great opportunity to join our high-performing global IT team focused on developing and launching innovative Data Analytics solutions using the state-of-the-art data analytics platform that enables big data processing, effective monitoring and steering of business.

Employee perks, benefits

You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including:
- Attractive performance-based bonus
- Ultra flexible working time in hybrid setup, allowing you to work also from home
- Modern office spaces in attractive location
- 5 additional days of holiday
- Lunch allowance fully paid by Swiss Re
- Referral bonus
- Pension & risk insurance contribution
- Sick days and sick leave support
- Public transport benefit
- Multisport card

Information about the selection process

Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About You

You have a track record of being an effective scrum master for client facing product development teams. You enjoy working with significant independence as part of a distributed team to tackle business problems. You will be expected to lead product development squads which are typically multi-disciplinary in nature.

Nobody is perfect and meets 100% of requirements. If you however meet some of the criteria below, we will be happy to meet you.

Required to succeed in this role:

-Very good knowledge of different Agile frameworks with practical experience working as a Scrum Master
-Strong background in crafting impactful, self-organizing Agile teams
-Facilitation, conflict resolution, communication and relationship building skills
-Are willing to lead, direct, and coach squad members without formal management authority
-Dedicated, innovative and collaborative in nature
-Are passionate and want to inspire and motivate others
-Have excellent verbal and written English skills

Optional criteria which will be an advantage for you:

-Experience in Data and Analytics area
Scrum Certification
-General programming experience
-Bachelor's degree level or equivalent in information systems, computer science or related field

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Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Contact

Contact person: Maria Krajcovicova

ID: 4497579  Dátum zverejnenia: 24.1.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 500 EUR/month