Kinsta (201-500 Employees, 148% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

57% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 148% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $0 Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

Kinsta has grown exponentially in recent years and we recognize that to continue growing at scale, we need to adopt frameworks and practices that will enable us to further manage expansion.  Education, coaching, and training of agile concepts and practices is a cornerstone of the next stage of sustainable, managed growth here at Kinsta. We now have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Scrum Master/Agile Coach to join a 100% remote, globally distributed company.
The Senior Scrum Master/Agile Coach will be the champion of the Agile Team, someone who will resolve impediments for the teams and support the teams to grow into even more efficient self-organizing units. This requires that the Agile Coach takes ownership of the agile processes and seeks to iteratively improve these.
As part of the Agile Coach role, your job will be to ensure the project is working smoothly and each team member has the tools to get their work done efficiently and effectively.  The Agile Coach should support the team to execute the backlog as defined by the Product Manager, ensuring that deliverables are on time and with production quality.

Responsibilities and Challenges:

    • As this is the first Scrum Master/Agile Coach position in Kinsta, a key responsibility will be guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile and Scrum practices and values.  This role will be pivotal in defining successful Agile adoption within Kinsta, setting the vision for Agile practice, and hiring a team of Agile Champions across the development organization
    • Assess Agile maturity levels, coach, train and mentor, and leverage skills from coaching, facilitation, and conflict resolution to move the team(s) and organization to higher levels of agile maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable
    • Work with the team to identify impediments, remove these impediments, or guide the team to resolve these impediments.
    • Have a structured and transparent approach to agile planning, monitor progress and react to change – ensuring all relevant parties are aware of the team’s progress and ability to deliver
    • Adopt a servant leadership style whenever possible to build a trusting and safe collaborative environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged
    • Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
    • Embrace the concept of continuous learning in your own journey and instill the same in the team(s) you coach
    • Demonstrate thought leadership and provide prescriptive, opinionated direction on development practices

About You:

    • You have a first-level Scrum Master certification (CSM and/or PSM I)
    • You have experienced playing the Scrum Master role for at least 4 years for a software development team that has diligently applied Scrum principles, practices, and theory
    • You have Knowledge of numerous well-documented patterns and techniques for facilitating the Scrum approach (for example Burndown techniques, Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)
    • You have the knowledge and/or experience with Development practices: User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing
    • You possess a high degree of self-awareness, excellent communication, and mentoring skills

Bonus points:

    • If you’re experienced using Jira, Confluence, and other Atlassian tools.
    • If you have experience working in a 100% remotely distributed team environment


      • We have a fully remote culture with a globally distributed, international team. You can work anywhere with appropriate internet access.
      • To ensure that everyone has time to rest and recharge, we offer Flexible paid time off.
      • We offer flexibility with work hours.
      • Remote expense budget and personal career development budget.
      • This position offers a great deal of flexibility, responsibility, and opportunity for growth.
 We would love to hear from you even if you don’t meet 100% of the requirements!
Kinsta is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and we will take actions to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.
By applying to one of our positions, you agree to the processing of the submitted personal data in accordance with Kinsta’s Privacy Policy, including the transfer of your data to the United States, which does not have a GDPR-equivalent data protection law.

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