Software Engineering Lead/Scrum Master


Software Engineering Lead/Scrum Master

  • Location

    Sofia City, Bulgaria

  • Sector:

    Software Development

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  • Salary::

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Zack Abbatecola

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  • Job Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    18 Months

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Software Engineering Lead/Scrum Master- Sofia, - 18-month contract

I am currently working with a global leader within the Telecommunications domain who are on the lookout for an experienced Software Engineering Lead/Scrum Master to join their brand-new team in Sofia, Bulgaria for an initial 18-month contract.

Role Description
Leads and mentors a small team within a specific task or project. Responsible for technical aspects of the project. Performs high-level design as well as hands-on development, empowers self-managed teams and enforces technical standards, including software coding standards and those of tools and platforms. Ensures process alignment and team mentoring.

Key responsibilities
* Provides technical guidance to software engineers by means of coaching and mentorship throughout E2E software development, maintenance, and lifecycle to achieve project goals to the required level of quality. Promotes team engagement, empowerment, and motivation.
* Provides input to the software engineering manager for estimates, resource needs, milestones, and risks. Per account methodologies defines work breakdown structure, plans and leads task execution by assigning software engineers to tasks, ensuring effective delegation, monitoring tasks, identifying risks and handling mitigation and escalations, mastering and executing Scrum ceremonies and empower the scrum members and enables cross functional capabilities
* Provides hands-on technical and functional input to design, maintenance, build, integration and testing of complex software components according to functional and technical design specifications.
* Reviews and provides feedback and suggests solutions, including operability perspective. Identifies areas for automation.
* Follows the company's software engineering standards, applicable software development methodologies and release processes.
* Performs code reviews and participates in test reviews.
* Analyzes and provides input for the requirements and provides impact assessment for new features or bug fixes.
* Represents/leads discussions related to products/applications/modules/team (for example, leads technical design reviews).
* Builds relationships with internal customers/stakeholders. Represent the team with stakeholders.
* Enforces quality processes (such as performing technical root cause analysis and outlining corrective action for given problems), measures them and takes corrective actions in case of variances.
* Ensures all the project agreed deliverables are completed to the required level of quality.
* Collaborates and adds value through participation in peer code reviews, provides comments and suggestions, and works with cross-functional teams to achieve goals.
* Supports managerial routines of Hire to Retire, mainly providing professional leadership of the team, peer feedback and development, assuring productivity and effectiveness of the team.

Critical Experiences
* Should have at least 5 years of experience in a software engineering role.
* Significant proficiency/in-depth knowledge in the domain (technology and/or products).
* Previous experience in leading tasks and/or mentoring engineers.
* Thorough understanding of software development and/or support methodologies, principles and procedures and related software management tools.
* Understands Scrum working methodology and has experience of implementation

* Bachelor's degree in Science/IT/Computing or equivalent
* Certification in relevant technology domain (Java certification, for example) - highly desirable but not essential