For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.
Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!
In our Data & Technology division, ITS Services Infrastructure we are responsible for Infrastructure Services for our internal customers.
As a Scrum Master with a strong background in technology and agile methodologies you will support the Senior Agile Coach for the development of agile project management processes and practices. You will interact with Product Owners, other Scrum Masters/Agile Coaches, and all agile Infrastructure Teams to deliver projects and initiatives in support of business objectives.
Acting as a Scrum Master you will support multiple Agile teams through the various Agile ceremonies whilst providing status reports reflecting current project activities, dependencies, and impediments. You will work through blockers to keep the teams moving forward and support projects with geographically distributed teams, including third-party vendors.
As a Scrum Master you will have following key accountabilities:
Guiding the team and organisation on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
Guiding the team on self-organising to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organisation and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organisation
Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
Supporting and working closely with the Product Owner, especially when it comes to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
Support the Agile Teams and Agile Release Train (ART) on how to use Agile/SAFe practices and values to delight customers
Now that you know what Scrum Master does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?
At least 4 years' experience working as Scrum Master on IT projects
Certified Scrum Master (CSM/PSM/SAFe Scrum Master) or equivalent experience
Experience working in a scaled, multi-team context (especially with Scaled Agile Framework SAFe) a plus
Experience in using JIRA / Confluence
Experience in PowerBI beneficial
Solid reporting skills and analytical skills
Familiarity with core infrastructure concepts
Fluent in English, any additional languages are appreciated
Join our team and benefit from the following advantages:
Exciting work environment that brings people together
Use of the latest digital technologies
Initial and ongoing trainings to support your development
Opportunities for personal and professional growth
Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme linked to individual performance and company results
3 additional non-working days annually
Discount program with external vendors
Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees
Variety of sport activities such as football and traditional Bulgarian dances
Last but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city centre and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd
All documents will be treated in the strictest confidentiality.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.
Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!