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Pangea Universal Holdings

Scrum Master

Engineering – Chicago, Illinois
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

ABOUT US

Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Chicago, IL, Pangea started with the mission of making money transfer simple, fair and safe. Since then, we’ve strived to enhance the security and reduce the costs and pain points of international money transfer.

As Pangeans, we value introspection, accountability, empowerment, excellence, and above all, kindness. We believe in a fierce dedication to customer experience. We know that diversity is the key to innovation and creativity. If you have a growth mindset and you thrive under pressure, you’re a great fit for our team!

ABOUT THE ROLE

Pangea is seeking a Scrum master to join our growing engineering team. The Scrum master will be Pangea’s Agile champion, guiding the team on how to use Scrum and other Agile practices. The Scrum master will also be responsible for organizing and facilitating project planning, daily scrum, sprint reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning as needed by the scrum teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure Scrum methods are being followed as agreed upon by team

  • Remove barriers for product development team

  • Coach team members on Scrum and agile best practices, including self-organization and cross-functionality

  • Remove impediments to the team’s progress to its sprint commitments

  • Enact continuous improvement to increase productivity of the team and quality of deliverables

  • Track and communicate sprint/release progress

  • Proactively participate in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

  • 3+ years in Agile project management

  • Experience with Project Tracking tools such as JIRA

  • Ability to effectively communicate complex ideas to team members of all levels

  • Instill Agile values to make teams productive

  • Thorough understanding of the software development life cycle, as well as high level technical issues

  • Understand Agile software development values, principles, roles, cadence, flow and practices, including backlog sizing and release planning

  • Propose creative and efficient solutions to complex, time-critical problems

Pangea is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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