Agile Team Leader / Scrum master

What is Balabit? The accumulation of the knowledge and experience of brilliant and devoted people, and a place where you can laugh even at the nerdiest jokes. It is also an exciting workplace, providing you with answers to your questions and feedback on your ideas and efforts. A place where your projects can be just as engrossing as a good TV show or an exciting game. And last but not least: one of the world's leading IT security software vendors with approximately a million open source users from all over the globe.
We are currently looking for an Agile Team Leader to join our creative and enthusiastic development team.
 
You should ideally be:
  • Interested in network and security technologies.
  • Passionate about programming and eager to deliver quality results.
  • A creative problem solver with an analytical mind.
  • Able to get enthusiastic and make others enthusiastic.
 
If you
  • like thinking and working together with an agile team.
  • are constructive with superb problem solving skills.
  • are able to get enthusiastic and make others enthusiastic.
  • are not afraid of words like git, kernel, backtrace.
 
You are going to enjoy working in our team.
 
What your tasks will be:
  • Building up an effective and self-organized team by ensuring the team vision and teamwork
  • Continuously increasing productivity and ensuring tracking to deliver maximum value to the customer
  • Keeping the goals clear and visible to the teams, ensure real commitment by the team
  • Leading the team/the team members and encouraging the use of Agile practice within the team and organization
  • Serving the company/department/team that decisions, information, rules and “voice” be represented in each side
  • Managing conflicts
  • Removing impediments
  • Working as teamplayer as member of the ATLs’ group to continuously increase efficiency of the Development Department
  • Being the evangelist of the Company culture and Agile mindset
 
Requirements:
  • College or University degree. (IT or related field)
  • At least 2 years experience of managing software development projects and leading 4-6 engineers.
  • Experience in agile team (Scrum, Kanban) management.
  • A good command of English.
  • Empathy, motivation, good problem-solving skill.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Confident, proactive, strong sense of responsibility.
  • Knowledge of development methodologies/tools (TDD/BDD, CleanCode, Review, etc.)

On the plus side:
  • Experience in software planning and documentation.
  • Experience in using version control system.
  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix systems.
  • Knowledge of IT Security.
 
Why choose Balabit?
  • Because with us you can contribute to the development of professional products that make the world a safer place.
  • Because with us you can learn a lot about your profession and more.
  • Because we are growing fast and growth creates new opportunities all the time.
  • Because we value the sharing of knowledge.
  • Because here you will have all the freedom, tools and company you need to create.
  • Because we let you catch a break and unwind whenever you need to.
  • Because our offices are cozy without being oppressively trendy.
 
Location: Budapest XI.    
 
How to apply:
Should you be interested in this opening and fulfill the requirements, please submit your professional resume to us via the following page, indicating the job title in your application: