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Bratislava, SK

Scrum Master


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role


Are you a force for change with a passion for working with people and teams to help them improve and deliver their best work? Are you passionate about Agile principles and are excited to embed them across the organization? Are you intellectually curious & love learning new skills and capabilities?
If this sounds like you, please read further...
This role would require you to:

•    lead all aspects of performance against Agile values, practices, and processes.
•    work with the Product Owners and CoEs, Product area and Chapter leads in order to help the teams.
•    support the work in Squad(s) by maintaining the backlog and facilitating Scrum ceremonies like stand ups, sprint planning, and retrospectives.
•    ensure team performance is supervised through the Squad(s)'s dashboard and help with continuous improvement of the team to work better and smarter


On this role, you:

•    Bring passion to your work to inspire and motivate team members
•    Are comfortable leading and mentoring team members without formal management authority
•    Encouraging the team’s self-organization, collaboration and knowledge sharing
•    Supporting and promoting feedback culture based on the Scrum values
•    Are passionate about working to ensure that decisions are made within the team, encouraging and supporting Squad members to take authority for their decisions
•    Apply innovative and creative thinking in order to tackle problems and get things done


You will be also expected to:

•    Actively create and maintain culture within Squad(s) based on the org. & Agile leadership behaviors
•    Provide constructive feedback to team members to help drive Agile maturity
•    Help your team leads to ensure the latest work status is recorded and prioritized through backlog
•    Ensure work is appropriately balanced across team & that all work is captured within backlog
•    Create burn-down charts to measure Squad(s) output over time
•    Identify continuous improvement opportunities and standard methodologies to progress the performance of the Squad(s)


About the Team

The mission of the Data Corpus & Foundation Product area is to develop an industry leading data corpus for Swiss Re, advancing on existing achievements and adding new capabilities and content. Easy data discovery enables all Swiss Re employees and partners to engage with the Data Corpus with ease, intuitively and securely. A business strategy oriented and systematic process ensures that the corpus is enriched with external data. The approach follows concrete business priorities and innovative opportunities.

The core scope of the Product area includes:

•    Business and Infotech Data Corpus: Design and produce the base data structures and specific data marts for domains and group functions
•    Master data management: Create standardized master and reference data
•    Ontology design and management: Develop a Swiss Re ontology that allows for scalable semantical integration of internal and external data sources
•    Data curation: Advance the quality of the Swiss Re Single Source of Truth through data curation with the goal to reduce mapping and reconciliation efforts. Implement augmented and automated data curation capabilities for scaling this capability
•    Data & analytics model catalogue: Implement a "One stop shop" for all data assets and analytics models with descriptive information about usage terms, contacts, lifecycle, protection etc.
•    Data acquisition: Develop a strategic direction for external data acquisition, data scouting, data partnerships for enriching the data corpus and aligning needs across business domains and group functions
•    Data lifecycle management: Ensure compliant management for physical and electronic records and non-records including disposal, hold and lending processes
•    Data architecture: Design data architectures that enable to advance the data corpus and key data assets strategically


About you

We are happy to meet you if you possess:

•    Very good knowledge of the Agile Frameworks with practical experience working as Scrum Master for IT oriented teams
•    Servant leader who lives: active listening, empathy, awareness, foresight, commitment to growth, and community building
•    Strong track record in creating high-performing, self-organizing agile teams and organizations
•    SCRUM Certification would be a competitive advantage
•    Mentored colleagues around their career
•    Facilitation, conflict resolution and relationship building skills
•    Passionate, known for a positive, "can do” attitude, continuously learning and developing

•    Knowledge of MDM is a huge plus

Interested in this new challenge? We are looking forward to your application!


Minimum base salary for this job from 1700 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.

We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.
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