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28 Sep 2020

Full-Time Agile Coach

DefinedCrowd – Posted by definedcrowd Porto, Porto District, Portugal

Job Description

Who is DefinedCrowd?

Well, from a technical point of view, we leverage the power of a global crowd to provide some of the world’s biggest companies with the high-quality data they need to power their artificial intelligence. We’re instrumental to the progression and development of artificial intelligence and we couldn’t be prouder or more inspired to be involved in an industry that is changing the world.

From a personal point of view, we’re a group of big thinkers, high achievers and creative problem solvers. We bond over our shared love of software engineering, data science, and strong coffee. We like online gaming, running marathons, and team drinks. We celebrate authenticity and diversity and we’re invested in what we do. Our mission? World domination, obviously!


What will you do?

  • Guide and mentor R&D teams to follow Agile best practices
  • Remove existing blockers and impediments – directly or by advising the best path to tackle blocking issues
  • Facilitate decision making and conflict resolution
  • Collaborate with the Product and leadership teams to prepare and clarify the product backlog
  • Support the Agile transformation within the company
  • Facilitate SDL best-practices and drive retrospective meetings
  • Build a trust environment where problems can be shared and solved
  • Promote more accurate effort estimations aligned with roadmap
  • Drive team health assessments (e.g. health checks) in the R&D org and help other teams across the company to adopt it
  • Collaborate with the leadership team in the definition and implementation of OKRs
  • Create synergies within and between R&D teams in order to boost efficiency and motivation
  • Improve transparency within the R&D org.

Who are we looking for?

Do you have the drive to work in an innovative and ambitious environment?

We’re looking for someone with a determined and proactive mindset, someone inspired and passionate to help us achieve our goals. Our successful candidate is a strong critical thinker, reliable and transparent, with an ability to learn and communicate. We’re looking for someone special to contribute to our unique culture.

Our Agile Coaches have:

  • MSc in Computer Science or related field
  • Knowledge of Agile approaches: Scrum
  • Very strong People and Communication skills
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in English
  • Strategic thinker with coach skills
  • Background experience as a developer is a Plus
  • Scrum Master Certification is a Plus

Why Join Us?

You spend a lot of your time at work, so it should be challenging, fun and interesting. At DefinedCrowd, it will be all of those things and more. Here’s what we offer:

  • A unique culture, healthy working environment, and a flexible working schedule
  • Excellent career development opportunities in a high growth company
  • Access to an excellent compensation and benefits package
  • An international and diverse team, representing more than 30+ nationalities at our 4 locations
  • Global mobility and relocation support with the help of our specialized team
  • Continuous training opportunities leveraging hand-on workshops and formal development opportunities.

How to Apply

If you are a great match and you are interested in knowing more, please apply here!

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: agile, Computer Science, Scrum, Scrum Master, and Strategic thinking.

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