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Scrum Master / Project Manager

| Austin

About Datical:

Datical transforms the way businesses build software with an industry-leading database release automation solution. Our growing list of Fortune 500 customers love us because we enable them to reduce the time it takes to bring their apps to market while eliminating security vulnerabilities, costly database errors, data loss, and downtime.

Our leadership team has a proven track record of technology startup success and understands the benefits of a truly collaborative culture. No punks and no jerks here. We're a passionate team that enjoys delivering technology to empower our customers to deliver better applications, faster. We were named a Cool Vendor by Gartner and just received series C funding. It's a great time to be part of our success story.

What you’ll be doing:

Getting it Done

  • Manage development projects in our Agile process.
  • Facilitate getting work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Coordinate teams to remove obstacles to project success, and address schedule/scope/quality risk and resource challenges
  • Create and maintain project plans and report to team & leadership to ensure project success.
  • Generally, facilitate internal and external communication - improve transparency and radiate information
  • Identify and remove impediments or guide the team to remove impediments
  • Support and educate Product Owners, especially on grooming and maintaining product backlog
  • Provide support to the team using a servant leadership style, and leading by example

 Doing it Right

  • Guide our organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
  • Guide the team on how to get the most out of self-organization and filling in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team so you can organize and lead the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace sustainable for a high performing, motivated team
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on problem-solving and results

What we’re looking for:

  • 5-7+ years of experience developing software products
  • Experience as a Project Manager & Scrum Master for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • Proven track record of delivering large, complex development projects with high quality, on time, and on scope
  • Experience as an “embedded” member of the development team with sustained success in product delivery
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and improving transparency
  • Knowledge of various well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach
  • Awareness and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills

Education / Certifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • PMP Certification Required
  • One of the following certifications required: Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) or Certified Scrum Professional-ScrumMaster (CSP-SM)

Why You'll Like Working Here: 

  • Work on cutting edge technology
  • Get an inside look into how some of the worlds largest brands and companies manage their software teams and releases
  • A transparent and collaborative team environment that values multiple perspectives and fresh thinking
  • No punks, No jerks
  • Everyone is a shareholder in the company
  • Rich benefits package with generous medical allowance and company paid long- and short-term disability 
  • Flexible Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Weekly company all-hands with lunch!
  • Casual dress code
  • Subsidized Gold's Gym membership (Gold's gym is within walking distance of us!) 
  • Fully stocked kitchen with snacks and drinks
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • DB2Databases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Our company is in the perfect spot for commuting in Austin; just minutes from 183, Mopac and 360.

What are Datical Perks + Benefits

Datical Benefits Overview

Perks of being a Datical:
Work on cutting edge technology
Rich benefits package, including 6 weeks paid maternity leave / 2 weeks paid paternity leave
Everyone is a shareholder in the company
Subsidized Gold's Gym membership
Snacks in the kitchen
Weekly company all-hands with lunch!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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