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Senior Scrum Master

Berlin, Germany

The Role

As our Senior Scrum Master (f/m/d) you will join our Agile Team and be working in and across product creation and delivery teams. You will have a unique opportunity to take an integral and very influential role in developing and growing our agile culture, practices, and tools.

You will embody the agile mindset and culture, and will work with teams to integrate and shape the agile practice and Scrum framework so that it enables them to collaborate, deliver value, and continuously improve together. As you support each team in their journey, you will move across the product creation teams and develop your own practice and experience working in a variety of contexts and challenges, as you pursue your own development goals.


The Company 

Founded in 2005, Zattoo is one of the leading TV streaming providers in Europe with around 3 million users per month. We have a culture that is constantly on the lookout for new opportunities, allows mistakes to be made in learning, and places good ideas above hierarchies. For us, flexible working hours and the opportunity to work remotely matter. We are over 200 Zattooies today, and are growing. If you have the passion and desire to personally contribute to the television of the future with an Emmy award winning TV Streaming pioneer, then Zattoo is the place for you.


The Agile Team 

Zattoo is growing in size and complexity, and the Agile Team plays a key role in supporting this growth by empowering cross-discipline teams to identify and deliver impactful contributions to a product that targets both end-users, and commercial customers.

You will join our Senior Scrum Master and Agile Coach in the Agile Team and support Zattoo in:

  • Developing as an agile, learning organisation, through our people and teams, across business units and at all levels

  • Supporting a consistent and flexible organisation, and the team structures, to enable effective collaboration

  • Enabling and adapting agile practices to support teams and the organisation to increase transparency, focus, and predictability, and reduce complexity

  • Aligning processes, tools, and artefacts to enable collaboration across the organisation

  • Pursuing alignment to the organisational goals, and transparency of the metrics that guide us

We are looking for people to be a part of our journey in shaping agility at Zattoo, to grow with us, and to support our people in continuously developing their collaboration by developing practices and learning communities across the organisation.


What You'll Do

  • Work with and across our Product Creation teams to develop Zattoo’s implementation and adaptation of Agile and Scrum practices that promote prioritization, team readiness, and commitment, enabling our teams to work their own way within the frame of the organisations needs

  • Prioritise scaling the understanding and application of Agile and Scrum practices across teams, rather than focussing on an individual team, to ensure a foundation of the practice through coaching, mentoring, and training

  • Advocating effective ceremonies, aligned release cadences, and standardised use of tools so that our teams can leverage data to help optimise velocity and value delivery

  • Support the development of clear team roles that embody accountability and ownership

  • Enable everyone to access the skills and knowledge they need to improve ways of working, by developing and publishing sustainably managed knowledge-bases and learning resources that enable our teams to self-service their own continuous improvement

  • Establish and nurture communities of practice to enable experiential learning and knowledge sharing across the organisation

  • Be actively involved in the agile community within and outside of Zattoo to better understand how to be effective in the role and apply experiences of others in improving team performance and advancing agile delivery practices

What You'll Bring

  • Experience working as a Scrum Master in a permanent role long enough to see the success of the agile mindset and processes, demonstrable change in the team(s), and serving as an ambassador for agility

  • Applied experience in agile practices such as Scrum and Kanban, understanding them, aparting them, and refining them according to teams needs

  • Iidentifying, measuring, and making changes in response to agile metrics such as: Velocity, Cycle-time, Predictability, Sprint burn-downs, etc....

  • A desire to progress in your career by working with and coaching not just one, but multiple teams in a complex environment, coordinating and aligning practices and tools, sparking and enabling change

Bonus:

  • Confidence in hybrid work configurations including in-person and remote team members, and adapting communication and collaboration practices and tools to improve alignment, communication, and culture

  • Experience with development and delivery of Learning and Development components of educating teams about Agile, such as workshops, toolkits, knowledge-bases, and Communities of Practice

  • Working with multiple teams to align working modes and practices and improve collaboration

  • Be comfortable and capable in prioritising your own workload, and managing expectations with multiple stakeholders

  • Knowledge and experience of other Agile approaches and techniques

  • Dedicated to continuous process improvement through feedback loops, retrospectives and individual improvement

  • Adept at enabling collaboration, managing conflict resolution, and coaching others

  • Experience working with and coaching teams in the creation and use of OKRs and KPIs as transparent mechanisms to enable alignment, value delivery, and continuous improvement

  • Experience moving teams and organizations from Waterfall to Agile methodologies, and Agile Transformations


What We Offer You

    • Reward: strong market competitive salary

    • Recharge: 30 days vacation plus public holidays

    • Regulate: trust-based flexible working hours and the option for remote working 8 weeks per year

    Plus:

    • We’re sharing: Free access to the best streaming experience on the market

    • We’re developing: your own development budget, German classes and Zattoo all-company hack days

    • We’re inclusive: ‘Zattooies’ are a fun, engaged, and the diverse team made up of 40 nationalities

    • We’re healthy: yoga classes, health checks, team sports, organic fruit, vegan options and more!

    • We’re responsible: we are carbon-neutral, an active employee Green team, discounted BVG tickets and free bike rentals

    • We’re sociable: a calendar of events with fireside chats, lunches, in-house bar, BBQ’s, monthly socials, summer party and an annual off-site event


Zattoo enables our users to view indiscriminately and we reflect that in our team too. Regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law we encourage everyone to apply and will give everyone equal consideration. We are an equal opportunities employer, join us and help build a diverse team dedicated to the future of TV.

You can learn more about us at: https://zattoo.com


Join us and become part of our Stream Team!