Agile Practitioner (m/f/d)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Cheltenham
Posted
11 Apr 2022
Closes
28 Jul 2022
Ref
4122400
Level
Manager
THE OPPORTUNITY
At Tradebyte you work hand in hand with the biggest players in e-commerce - from hip fashion brands to big online shops. We offer you an open work structure and an incomparable team spirit. We believe that work and passion are compatible and for that we offer the appropriate surroundings. With continuous growth, we are looking for new colleagues who share our passion for work. Love what you do - do what you love. Become part of Tradebyte, an independent company within the Zalando Group!

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • You hold a professional certification in Kanban, Scrum or another recognised Agile approach, e.g. Scrum Master certified (CSM, PSM I) and/or experience of working in Agile teams
  • You are aware of numerous techniques for addressing Agile software development methodologies, i.e. retrospectives, estimation, burn downs etc., and the ability to apply these techniques appropriately
  • You are familiar with the Agile software development lifecycle
  • You are a team player with the ability to work across the teams to organize and facilitate backlog prioritization, and a strong willingness to learn
  • You describe yourself as well organized, with a logical and structured approach to planning
  • You have strong decision-making and problem-solving skills through collaboration
  • You have effective communication skills in English and the ability and eagerness to understand the business context in which the team operates and the customer problems being solved
  • Experience with Jira will be advantageous


YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Being a servant-leader to the team; owning and working with stakeholders across the business to clear impediments
  • Ensure the team lives Agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices that they have agreed to use
  • Define, track, measure and report team performance and efficiency KPIs, e.g. velocity, lead time etc, with a view to improving throughput and quality
  • Ensure there's a good relationship between the team and the Product Owner as well as others outside the team
  • Time and capacity planning - transparency regarding engineering availability/contention
  • Ensure all digital team collaboration tools (e.g. Jira, Confluence, etc.) are properly set up and configured to meet the needs of the team and wider reporting
  • Organize and facilitate team meetings, i.e. stand-ups, retrospectives, reviews, planning and other meetings as required. Ensure they are effective and efficient, their outcomes are documented, and tasks are properly assigned
  • To take a proactive hands-on role when the team runs into difficulties or needs help in driving continuous improvement of efficiency, output, quality and other areas of work.


WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US
  • You'll play a decisive role in shaping an agile, fast-growing, international company and be supported by an open-minded working environment
  • Competitive salary package, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount (30% Zalando Lounge)
  • You'll be given various learning and development opportunities to enhance your professional development
  • Flexible working hours, home office options
  • 25 vacation days per year that increase up to 30 days, volunteering time off and several sabbatical options after 2 years
  • We are offering a cycle to work scheme, with an interest-free loan to buy a bicycle
  • Access to additional German or English classes to improve your language skills
  • A variety of health offers to support your well-being, as well as free beverages and fruits


INTERESTED?
We are looking forward to receiving your application!