Senior Agile Practitioner

ChainSafe Systems is a blockchain R&D firm on a mission to realize the potential of Web3 infrastructure through sustainable, open-source development. Our vision is to create a world with organizations that empower people to build and innovate through blockchain agnostic tools and other distributed technologies.

We are global leaders in the industry, unique in our work across multiple blockchain ecosystems, and currently are pioneering technology and infrastructure related to Ethereum, Cosmos, Polkadot, Filecoin and Mina. We are actively pursuing the development of our own product suite, having recently released Files, which allows users to upload and store files on IPFS and Filecoin with the goal of furthering development to provide a decentralized alternative to cloud storage.

ChainSafe is a unique company in a unique space, growing quickly and building a global reputation in this nascent space. Beyond offering experience across every major blockchain space to our team, we provide an open, inclusive, and supportive environment where we help folks reach their full potential as a human and as a professional.

Culture fit and alignment to our core values are extremely important to us. We are fueled by an immense intellectual curiosity of what technology can do and the impact it can have.

Who you are

As a Senior Agile Practitioner, you understand yourself as an enabler of people and teams on all levels. You help establish the right mindset and culture on agile ideas but you also know the importance of processes in general.

You’re an experienced Scrum Master and Agile Coach, but you know that Scrum is not a religion. You’re an experienced Process Manager, but you know that ITIL is not the law. You bring professional processes to life, but at the same time, you know that every company is unique and that processes need to be in balance with goals, vision, and culture.

ChainSafe is thriving in multiple fast-moving markets, with new developments every day. We need to adapt quickly and sometimes go unconventional ways. You will love your job if you feel comfortable in a fast-paced environment, embrace challenges as they come and enjoy to bring dynamics, growth, and stability in balance.

Responsibilities

  • Establish an agile mindset and understanding for overarching processes within the company
  • Drive forward the cross-functional approach of our project teams
  • Implement and improve agile software development processes with our engineering teams
  • Facilitate meetings and workshops (e.g. team building, strategy, Goals/Vision/OKR, handling change, decision making, and conflict resolution)
  • Lead project management rituals such as standup, sprint planning, & retrospectives
  • Define relevant metrics, help establish a conclusive reporting structure for our projects, and educate stakeholders on interpreting and utilizing the metrics
  • Work closely with Project Leads, Engineering Teams and Management to keep a common understanding of processes and operational structure aligned
  • Maintain a high level of transparency, thorough communication & documentation
  • Servant leader, fostering a collaborative and positive work environment

Requirements

  • Several years of experience working with and expert knowledge about Agile process frameworks, such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Demonstrated ability to introduce and optimize process frameworks in distributed environments
  • Experience in design and implementation of processes like Risk Management, Incident Management, Problem Management
  • Good understanding of organizational and operational structures
  • Experience with change management and transformation projects
  • Extremely organized, responsive, & accountable
  • Experience with metrics and reporting concepts
  • Excellent written & verbal communication (English)
  • High-level of emotional intelligence & empathy
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • Demonstrated ability to independently navigate and understand an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate trade-offs and make effective decisions

Bonus points

  • Experience with OKRs
  • Experience with Agile at Scale, such as [email protected] or LeSS
  • A passion for open-source software
  • A passion for blockchain technology

Why join us

Founded by Developers for Developers, we foster an Agile environment where tasks are assigned based not just on what you know but what you want to learn. We offer fast opportunities for personal growth, mentorship, professional development funding, tons of autonomy and responsibility, a results-driven environment, close collaboration with an international team, exposure to a wide array of ecosystems and trailblazing technologies, and flexible work hours.

At ChainSafe, we are a compassionate group of builders and makers, working to bring our ideas to life. You’ll be part of a team that believes in the vital importance of community and contributing to advance humanity with open-source and decentralized technology.

We care deeply about our values and look for these in every team member: A dedication to self-improvement and professional development; a commitment to community and collaboration; a drive for accountability, diligence, and autonomy; and above all fostering a place of acceptance, friendliness, and compassion.

Tell us who you are and learn more about us

If you are ready to join us, assemble your highlights (GitHub, portfolio, LinkedIn) and show us your best work. Get ready to have incredible conversations with passionate developers like yourself. For our team’s project highlights, explore our Discord, GitHub, and website.

We welcome your fresh perspectives and ideas

At ChainSafe, diversity and inclusion is more than a statement; equality and accessibility are guiding principles embedded in who we are - and why we do what we do. We recognize the benefits of a diverse team and aspire to embed respect for all people into our culture, values, and day-to-day practices. We encourage women, LGBTQIA+ people, people of colour, and members of any other group underrepresented in the blockchain space (or tech in general) to apply.

If at any time we can provide accommodations to facilitate your application and interview process, please let us know. We will strive to meet your needs.

ChainSafe is a remote-first company with an international team. We offer opportunities for personal and professional learning and growth, value autonomy and responsibility, and have a results-driven environment, flexible work hours and time-off policy, as well as competitive salary.

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