Project Manager-Scrum Master

Posted on April 6th, 2021 | Last day left to apply | 62 views

Who we are?

Modus Capital is an early to mid-stage ecosystem development fund that focuses on entrepreneurial ecosystem development in frontier markets by connecting them with developed markets providing cross border deal-flow, capital flows, and knowledge transfer. Our focus is the creation of new technologies to alleviate consumer and business pain points and the application of technology value-added for small-to-medium enterprises. Modus’ expertise lies in growing businesses by providing holistic operational support - something that we have developed, executed, and mastered over the past 5 years.

Job Description

  • Establish internal and external processes for the tech department.
  • Identify Modus’ studio project’s scope and timeline.
  • Responsible for the daily coordination of sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups.
  • Coach and mentor the tech teams on how to implement the Agile frameworks.
  • Ensure the effectiveness of internal communication and collaboration between the tech team members and other departments within the organization.
  • Act as the focal point of contact for external communications (e.g. from customers or stakeholders).
  • Collaborate with the product owners on handling backlogs and new requests.
  • Work on resolving any conflicts and tackling obstacles. 
  • Ensure smooth and efficient  implementation of any changes.
  • Review the quality of deliverables and ensure it’s up to required standards at the end of each sprint
  • Mentor the tech teams to achieve higher scrum maturity.
  • Establish a productive environment where the tech team can own the product and thrive. 

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in Agile and scrum software development
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering.
  • 2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master.
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement).
  • Good knowledge of other Agile frameworks (Crystal, XP etc.)
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • People manager and servant leader.
  •  High problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills.
  • Extremely organized.
  • Knowledge of JIRA or equivalent tools. 
  • Experience developing project plans and documentations, driving on-time delivery, and managing risks and issues proactively, and leading a cross-functional team
  • Knowledge with software engineering of modern micro services platforms using DevOps CI/CD practices is a plus. 
  • Scrum master certification is a huge plus.
  • Fluent in verbal and written English language.

Additional Information

What we offer?

  • You would work with a partially remote team of different nationalities on products in multiple industries, different countries and at various stages.
  • Awesome work environment.
  • Unlimited vacations.
  • Quarterly bonuses based on meeting certain milestones.
  • Annual professional development budget focused on your continuous learning and growth with us.
  • Family Medical Insurance
  • Work from home policy.

Note: We currently work from home due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

We are a value accelerator for companies and investment capital seeking to maximize growth and ROI. Modus Capital is a hybrid venture capital & operating firm based in New York with offices in Dubai and Cairo, Egypt. We actively assist entrepreneurs in building transformational businesses by not only investing in them, but also partnering with them to create the most effective strategies to take their company to the next level. We allow investors to participate in high-value, high-growth opportunities while operationally supporting entrepreneurs in realizing their dreams. We believe that institutional investors like Modus Capital have a responsibility to provide more than just funding to their portfolio companies.
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