Sprout Solutions
Sprout Solutions

Iteration Manager / Scrum Master  

Sprout Solutions

 
  • Taguig, Philippines
    11F, Cyber Sigma building, Lawton Ave, Mckinley West, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Taguig
    Metro Manila
    Philippines
    Philippines
  • PHP 80,000.00 - PHP 100,000.00 / month
    PHP
    80000
    100000
    80000
    MONTH
  • Full timeFULL_TIME

Expired 3 years ago

2020-06-29T16:00:00+00:00
Job closed.

Job Description

MAIN AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:

The Sprout Iteration Manager focuses inwardly on an Agile software development team. He or she is responsible for holding the team together and keeping processes running smoothly. They help them to understand what it means to be both Agile (understanding the Agile best principles, practices, and frameworks) and agile (understanding how to operate and respond quickly as a team). The Iteration Manager enables cooperation across all roles and functions, including collaborating with the product owner and stakeholders, to align team efforts with business objectives to best serve Sprout's customers.

TASKS:

  • Tracks and ensures visibility of historical team metrics and progress of the Iteration and release
  • Emphasizes the need for incremental releases, iterative work and prioritization by value and risk
  • Assists with internal and external communication by transparently radiating information, especially relative to historical team metrics, progress towards Iteration and release goals, and team capacity
  • Partners with project leads to ensure the team is producing a solution that meets established standards, procedures and practices
  • Collaborates with project leads to aggressively address issues, risks and mitigation plans
  • Instills a sense of urgency reflecting the goals for the current iteration, upcoming release, and project vision, while passionately emphasizing the importance of meeting these goals
  • Optimizes, increases and sustains throughput; ensuring prioritization of work by value and risk
  • Is collaborative in driving decisions and team behavior, guarding against making decisions and assignments for the team and instead creates and environment where teams have the context needed to make the best decision
  • Ensures iteration-based meetings are effectively facilitated, the outcomes are achieved and their cadence is maintained
  • Assists team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, sizing and tasking
  • Proactively identifies and removes blockers, limits work in progress and prevents distractions
  • Facilitates frequent retrospectives, sharing metrics to identify and implement improvements
  • Identifies, creates and defends opportunities for expediting feedback throughout the iteration
  • Participates proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices
  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • Contributes to the development of policies and procedures
  • Participates on a delivery team with Engineers, Product Owners, Product Systems Analysts and others.
  • Will act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have 2+ years of hands-on Iteration Manager/Scrum Master experience utilizing Agile as the primary methodology
  • Must have experience overseeing development teams from 4 - 12 team members
  • Must have exceptional written and verbal communication and time management skills
  • Must be self-motivated, organized, self-confident and self-directing with a proven ability to identify priorities and mobilize initiatives in an orderly fashion to achieve desired results with minimal supervision
  • Must be effective and efficient in identifying and proposing creative, innovative solutions to complex, time-critical challenges
  • Must possess excellent situational awareness and an ability to remain calm under pressure and be cognizant of how you are perceived
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or any related course
  • 4+ years experience working in a software development role
  • Proficiency in Agile development techniques
  • Preferred to have direct experience in a .NET, Java, SQL development environment

Perks and Benefits

  • Special Leave Benefits for WomenSpecial Leave Benefits for Women
  • Single Parent LeaveSingle Parent Leave
  • Paid HolidaysPaid Holidays
  • Medical / Health InsuranceMedical / Health Insurance
  • Paid Sick LeavePaid Sick Leave
  • Free Lunch or SnacksFree Lunch or Snacks
  • Paid Bereavement/Family LeavePaid Bereavement/Family Leave
  • Life InsuranceLife Insurance
  • Paid Vacation LeavePaid Vacation Leave
  • Maternity & Paternity LeaveMaternity & Paternity Leave

Preferred Courses

  • Information Technology, Computer Science

Jobs Summary

Job Level
Mid-Senior Level / Manager
Job Category
IT and Software
Educational Requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Once in a while
Office Address
11F, Cyber Sigma building, Lawton Ave, Mckinley West, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines
Industry
Information Technology / IT
Vacancy
2 openings
Website
http://sprout.ph/

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About Sprout Solutions

MAKE YOUR BEST CAREER MOVE YET! Join one of the fastest growing tech companies in the Philippines. Get to enjoy a fun-filled work culture that empowers you to do your best work! ABOUT US Sprout Solutions is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that aims to deliver the best automated HR and payroll solutions for the Philippines. We want to help all types of businesses grow with our suite of cloud-based HR and payroll software to streamline and simplify processes. Here at Sprout, we want people who are driven to make things better than they were before. We desire individuals who are brave and courageous to bring positive change, no matter how small or big it is. We are committed to revolutionize the Philippine economy by building world-class software with the power of local talent. SPROUT CULTURE Sprout’s mission is to transform the way HR works in emerging markets. As a company, we want to help the Philippines move forward through technology, doing what we do best. Despite that, we’re proud to say that Sprout has one of the most fun work cultures in the country! We love getting things done, while also having some fun in between. Be part of an agile startup that is young, energetic, and committed to helping the Philippines move forward. FUN THINGS WE DO Weekly fun things: Being fit and healthy is a top priority at Sprout! Healthy lunch Mondays, Muay Thai Tuesdays and Thursdays, Wellness Wednesdays – these are the things we do every week! We also have sports programs like basketball and badminton, as well as weekly free massage and Zumba sessions for all employees. We’re also proud to have a CEO who’s also a professional Muay Thai fighter – how cool is that? Sproutings (Sprout Outings): Here at Sprout we prioritize our employees’ well-being – that’s why we go on trips outside the city twice a year to unwind, relax, and bond together. All of us work hard for most of the year, which is why we love to explore the outdoors and chill out whenever we can! Monthly gatherings: To celebrate our company milestones and career achievements, we gather around every month over food and drinks. There’s a different theme every month which brings out talent and creativity in everyone! -- JOIN US TODAY! We’re excited to know you and see how you fit with Sprout! Send in your application and we’ll get back to you soon. :)

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