Scrum Master

Stockholm, Sweden - Hybrid Remote

About us 

Apica’s active monitoring platform is used by global organizations to solve the most complex digital performance issues in today’s multi-cloud, hybrid and on-premises environments. Apica delivers its scalable monitoring and detailed insights across any location, device, app, or authentication. Our SaaS platform reduces friction and time to resolution for cloud migrations, applications and underlying infrastructure outages ensuring all user experiences exceed expectations. For more information, please look at www.apica.io

About the role

Apica’s active monitoring and Load testing platform is used by global organizations to solve the most complex digital performance issues in today’s multi-cloud, hybrid and on-premises environments. At Apica, we’re committed to the journey—for our customers, our employees, and our products—and strive to bring innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement to everything we do.

We are now looking for a Scrum Master to join our team in Stockholm, who will be part of our global team of technical experts. In your role as a Scrum Master at Apica you will focus on running daily and weekly scrum activities and developing our agile process to make sure we stay on top and deliver with confidence.

What you will be doing day-to-day:  

  • Work closely with stakeholders and different teams across the whole company
  • Work as part of an amazing, high-performance cross-functional development team
  • Communicate proactively with all involved personnel to provide encouragement, identify problems, create solutions, and implement efficiency improvements
  • Contribute and make sure we follow agile methodologies for all stages of the software life cycle: design, planning, implementation, testing, deployment, and maintenance

What Apica offers

In addition to the classic employee benefits, we are a relatively small company where you can influence and strengthen the company through direct contact with the management team (informal structure). Apica is a company that is at the forefront in terms of tech and innovation with the world’s largest companies as customers. Because the company has a clear customer focus, all employees are critical to the company’s success, so every opportunity is provided to learn new things and take on greater responsibilities. Many of the employees describe the company as flexible where you can choose to work from home and/or office, benefit from a respectful work environment, work across borders with businesses’ in many countries developing new and exciting international contacts.

You are expected to: 

  • Run daily and weekly agile events such as stand-ups, grooming, sprint and release planning, and retrospectives.
  • Define and maintain our agile methodology handbook, so that we take a pragmatic and adapted approach to the latest thinking and evolution in agile product development.
  • Help train the business in agile approach and tools
  • Help develop processes and procedures across the business to maximize the effectiveness of the business and make the work efforts of all staff visible and transparent.
  • Enable an effective process and workflow for unplanned and emergency tasks.
  • To manage product development initiatives and internal business improvement projects so that they achieve the project success criteria within time and budget in-line with the Apica project management methodology
  • Monitor project and agile methodology adoption continuously and make detailed scheduled reports on measurable items, such as milestones and deliverables.
  • Customize our Jira instance to align with Apica agile methodology handbook

Who you are:  

  • We believe you are a positive self-driven team player who likes to run and own projects and initiatives
  • You have experience in working with Agile methodologies and practices
  • You have experience working with Atlassian products (Confluence and Jira)
  • You understand business and technology
  • You have a strong organizational and planning skills
  • You have strong documentation, communication, and relationship building skills
  • You are fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Agile Certification(s) is a plus.

Key technologies: 

  • Waterfall project management
  • Scrum and Kanban project management
  • Atlassian tools (Confluence, Jira) 

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