SG Digital leads the global gaming market, providing innovative, state of the art and proven software that powers the world’s most successful gaming operators.
With the immediate opening up of the US Sports betting market, we are uniquely positioned with the combination of our world-leading OpenBet (TM) sports betting software and the US market strength of our parent organisation Scientific Games Corp , to take advantage of this huge opportunity.
What You Can Expect
At SG Digital, we believe that success comes from common goals and tremendous efforts. We value merit, expertise, passion and creativity.
We strive to ensure that our employees are rewarded for their contributions.
As a part of SG Digital, you can expect :
Performance focused culture right across the business
A work hard, play hard environment
Fun and nurturing environment
New learning and development opportunities
Diverse and global opportunities
People friendly culture
Competitive salary packages
The primary responsibility of the role is to lead, coach, train and help a number of Scrum Teams in Scrum adoption and Agile mindset.
The ADL is the agile process advocate and mentor for the teams and their members. Assuming scrum adoption, she / he is responsible for promoting and supporting Scrum framework by helping everyone within a team understand scrum theory, practices, rules, and values as defined in scrum guide and implemented by OpenSports organization
The ADL is a servant-leader for the team helping external parties understand the way they should interact with the team and helping the team in removing impediments to the normal flow of work.
The ADL also provides feedback and reporting for the team’s status and work progress back to the organization
ADLs also collaborate as members of the Agile Delivery Department so as to identify patterns in impediments, resolve issues and formulate improvement steps and best practices in a unified and common approach.
As members of the Agile Delivery Department they contribute in creating, rolling out and facilitating scaling process, activities, and ceremonies
Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities
Assuming scrum adoption, the ADL is acting as a full-time scrum master
This includes (but is not limited to) what is expected by the Scrum framework :
Causing the removal of impediments to the Scrum Team’s progress; and,
Helping the Scrum Team focus on creating high-value Increments that meet the Definition of Done;
Ensuring that all Scrum events take place and are positive, productive, and kept within the timebox;
Helping find techniques for effective Product Goal definition and Product Backlog management;
Facilitating stakeholder collaboration as requested or needed;
Leading, training, and coaching the organization in its Scrum adoption;
Helping employees and stakeholders understand and enact an empirical approach for complex work; and,
Removing barriers between stakeholders and Scrum Teams;
As a key role within Opensports and a servant-Leader for the teams, an ADL is also expected to :
Provide clear reporting of team’s progress of work to the organization according to the organization standards;
Track the available capacity of the team so as to help PO and the team plan backlog items and forecast delivery;
Report, escalate horizontal and / or critical impediments within OpenSports that are above and beyond the boundaries of a team
Represent the scrum teams in scaled, horizontal or organization level processes and events as needed
University or College Degree in Computer Science or relevant field;
At least 3 years of experience as a Scrum Master, Project Manager in an agile software; development environment or a similar role
Good leadership skills. Able to motivate, support and drive change at a team level;
Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written;
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, embracing the change and driving improvement. Working effectively without comfort zone boundaries;
Good understanding of Software Development Lifecycle and Software Development Processes;
Qualified scrum master from a recognized certification body would be an asset;
Working knowledge of JIRA or similar tools;
Prior experience in software engineering is preferred;
Good understanding of risks, issues, and the triple constraint;
Why would you enjoy working with us at SG Digital?
Competitive benefits, an open and supportive environment as well as a modern and exciting workplace
The opportunity to interact with global teams on a regular basis and the possibility to switch teams and projects as you and our business continues to develop and grow
Tangible and genuine development - at SG Digital, you can take your career where you want it to go!
Exposure to real work, business-critical projects and the chance to develop some of the world’s leading e-commerce sportsbooks whilst working on exciting client projects and interact with lots of code!
And if that’s not enough ; you will get to enjoy a stunning work location and flexible working whilst we provide you with the guidance and development skills you need to progress quickly and enhance your career.