Agile Practitioner / Scrum Master (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time • Berlin

Finiata’s Tech organization comprises Product, Engineering and Machine Learning Engineering. It is divided into cross-functional and service teams, which exercise Scrum, Scrumban and Kanban.

YOUR MISSION

  • Drive the various product and service teams to results, both for planned work and unplanned work
  • Ensure the teams make the most out of the Agile values and principles and follow the processes and practices
  • Together with the teams, define, track and measure effectiveness and efficiency, such as cycle time and predictability
  • Capacity planning
  • Ensure all team collaboration tools (e.g. Jira, Confluence, Miro) are properly configured to meet the needs of the teams
  • Organize and effectively facilitate team meetings, i.e. stand ups, retrospectives, refinements, planning and other meetings as required
  • Take a proactive hands-on role in case of impediments (e.g. booking or even facilitating breakout sessions for self-organization)
  • Support Product with backlog maintenance and tickets according to definition of ready
  • Support Product with OKR tracking and facilitating quarterly plans
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Continuously share knowledge regarding Agile methodologies and practices

YOUR PROFILE

  • 2+ years of experience with demonstrated record of delivering software offerings to production using Agile and lean methods (e.g.: Scrum);
  • You have facilitated ceremonies (refinement, stand-up, retrospective) and used numerous techniques to drive improvements, learnings, delivery and productivity  
  • You are familiar with the Agile software development lifecycle – requirements, development, quality, delivery and automation
  • You have gained experience with a ticketing system (e.g. JIRA, Trello, Taiga)
  • You have Kaizen mindset – continuously improve yourself and teams in a positive, bias-to-action attitude
  • You are emotionally smart with the ability to work within collaborative environments
  • You have outstanding communication skills (verbal and especially, written) in English

 

NICE TO HAVE

  • Experience working with Machine Learning Engineering and DevOps teams
  • Experience working with teams using CI/CD;
  • Both remote and onsite working experience
  • You hold a professional certification in Kanban, Scrum or another recognised Agile approach, e.g. Scrum Master certified (CSM, PSM I)

WHY US?

  • Culture of trust, constructive feedback and self-organization, agile mindset, regular face-to-face team building events (up to 10% business travelling for remote work setups), regular knowledge sharing through tech talks (including invited keynotes as well)
  • Get to make a real impact on thousands of small businesses every day, contributing for more equal and inclusive economy around the globe
  • Get access to our Internal Tech Academy – where the company invests on your continuous training and professional growth (individual growth plan, internal top-flight coaches, paid conferences/courses/learning materials, dedicated working time for learning purposes);
  • Work with the best and learn from other competent and brilliant people
  • Be supported to grow and take leadership from day one
  • Be paid a competitive salary
  • Benefit from home/remote work opportunities and flexible working hours
  • Employer-Funded Pension plan (Betriebliche Altersvorsorge / BAV)
  • Benefit from an office in the centre of Berlin with great perks (Free drinks and fresh fruit, Urban Sports Club membership, Pizza Thursday)
  • Have the option to take German language courses and to bring your best buddy to work. We love dogs!

 

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ABOUT US

Finiata is a technology provider that enables small businesses to focus on what matters most: their business. As a data-first organization, we wake up everyday to challenge the established practices in the B2B Fintech landscape. We do it by building cutting-edge AI technology in-house that enables us to personalize profitable lending offers at scale and in real-time. This technology leverages in 2B+ historical data points to serve 70M+ euros to small businesses in a fully automated fashion.

Our direct-to-market Finiata app enables businesses to have working-capital approved in less than 7 minutes. Our lending-as-a-service platform allows online marketplaces, payment providers and any other product company focused on solving small business’ needs  to underwrite customers and solve the working-capital problem with little-to-no technological background or lending expertise. Ultimately, we strongly believe in solving our customers’ challenges regardless of their geographical footprint, business model, product channels or industrial vertical through extreme data-driven customer centricity.

Finiata was founded in 2016 and is funded by top European investors. Our team is filled with curious people who want to learn while having fun and consists of more than 50+ talents from 20+ nations located in three offices in Germany and Poland, Ukraine, as well as globally (remote). We appreciate the power of diversity and share a passion for product development, technology and creating exceptional user experiences that have a real impact on our customers’ lives. Join a fast-growing company of smart and ambitious people to support more than 1 million small businesses over the next 5 years!