Blackboard helps shape the future of education by delivering technology and services solutions that transform the learning experience. We continually innovate to better enable educators, parents, and learners of all types to teach, learn, connect and communicate whenever they want and wherever they are. We partner with educational institutions globally in the higher education, K-12 and professional education markets to improve the education experience both inside and outside the classroom by facilitating access to information, enabling stronger student engagement and collaboration, enhancing communication, and supporting student safety, success and institutional effectiveness. Most importantly, we help every student achieve their full potential through access to lifelong learning.

Scrum Master

As Scrum Master, you will serve as the servant leader for your team(s) by ensuring clear communication and helping the team reach its goal. You will drive the appropriate Agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban/etc.) focused on predictable, quality delivery, and driving continuous improvement of the team. You’ll facilitate team productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team’s goals and by preserving flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes on the team.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Serving as Scrum Master for two or more Scrum teams of moderate complexity
  • Assessing Agile maturity within immediate Scrum teams
  • Facilitating Scrum ceremonies and providing coaching to further improve Agile maturity of teams via daily Scrum, retrospectives, sprint planning, and demonstrations
  • Ensuring team maintains focus on quality and continuous delivery of business value
  • Helping team proactively identify impediments and recommending solutions to remove impediments
  • Representing team in daily or Scrum of Scrums (S2) meeting and clearly communicating team accomplishments, impediments, and dependencies
  • Acting as an influencer by implementing Agile processes, practices, principles, and values; helping team and organization to improve collaboration and self-organization
  • Demonstrating the ability to balance data with other factors when making decisions
  • Utilizing team feedback, analyzing data, and reporting on team factors such as quality, delivery rate, throughput, productivity, and velocity
  • Demonstrating ability to identify process inefficiencies and facilitate discussions for a solution

The Candidate:

  • Has a bachelor’s degree or related work experience
  • Is familiar with Agile and enthusiastic about Agile practices
  • Has strong communication skills
  • Pays accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Can build strong interpersonal relationships with the Scrum team and stakeholders
  • Is comfortable working with multiple teams, both in-house and remote
  • Scrum Alliance CSM or PMI’s Agile Certified Professional is preferred

The Office:
Blackboard has an office in the beautiful and vibrant city of Brno.
Great office location in city center near Luzanky
Accessible by public transportation as well as bike, with bike stands and showers in the office
Cozy personal office spaces where you can shut your door to really focus or leave it open to interact with others
Flexible work hours with no expectations of overtime
Great benefits including health & life insurance and English lessons
Countless walkable places to eat including Stará Pekárna, U Bílého beránka, and U Dřeváka Beer & Grill

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, protected military/veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Informace o pozici

Kotlářská 989/51a, Brno – Veveří
Required education: Bachelor's
Required languages: English (Advanced)
Benefits: Cell phone, Notebook, Flexible start/end of working hours, Meal tickets / catering allowance, Holidays 5 weeks, Refreshments on workplace, Contribution to sport / culture / leisure, Occasional work from home, Corporate events, Foreign business trips, Children-friendly office
Listed in: IS/IT: Consultations, analyses, and project management, IT Consultant
Employment form
Employment form: Full-time work
Contract duration
Contract duration: Permanent
Employment contract
Employment contract: employment contract
Employer type: Employer