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Senior Scrum Master

Kyiv, Ukraine

Description

We are DraftKings.

We’re inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence. 

In April 2020, we combined with SBTech, award-winning sports betting product provider, to create the only vertically integrated pure-play sports betting and online gaming company based in the United States. 

During your work activities, you will play a so-called Servant Leader role for a couple of teams inside the Digital DraftKings unit. The unit is deeply integrated into the company’s structure, so your day-to-day work will include interactions with people all around the company. You will juggle with different requests from different stakeholders to minimize interruptions in teams work.

Requirements

What you’ll do as a Senior Scrum Master:

  • Setup, support, and continuously improve the Agile processes inside the unit (2-3 teams);
  • Play a Scrum Master role for a couple of Scrum teams (6-8 people each): lead all Scrum ceremonies, monitor the metrics, write follow-ups, facilitate the development process using the best practices of the Agile methodology;
  • Monitor and report the Sprint progress via Jira/Confluence;
  • Facilitate the interaction between business / technical stakeholders;
  • Facilitate the existing Version Planning process for 2-3 teams;
  • Highlight and raise the points for improvements to Delivery/R&D verticals and assist in changes;
  • Identify, keep track and remove blockers and dependencies;
  • Report and escalate to management as needed;
  • Participate in the Change Management process;
  • Keep up to date the existing Engineering & Delivery process description

What skills you will use:

  • 2+ years of experience working as a Scrum Master;
  • Ability to work under pressure and with changing priorities in a dynamic environment;
  • Experience in working with multiple teams;
  • Experience in managing dependencies between several teams;
  • Good understanding of the Agile methodology and its principles;
  • Good understanding of SDLC;
  • Experience in managing expectations and providing reliable timeframes to stakeholders;
  • Good level of written and spoken English (upper-intermediate and above);
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Technical knowledge related to web applications, APIs, etc.;
  • Team player that eager to dig into details

The following skills could be a plus:

  • Familiarity with Agile at Scale frameworks;
  • Good business understanding (e-gaming products)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, computer science or related field or equivalent work experience

Why join our Dream Team?

We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability. 

The Company offers excellent benefits

  • Being a part of an international team focused on excellence in product development
  • Comprehensive health insurance + gym
  • Team building and fun activities
  • High-end modern office facilities
  • Dynamic and friendly work environment
  • Open and transparent communication
  • Long term career growth opportunities
  • Professional growth, extra education opportunities, and cross-locations knowledge sharing
  • English classes

Ready to build what’s next? Apply now.

As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment.

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