Scrum Master | Remote | Full Time

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Ethereum Foundation


About the Ethereum Foundation

 The Ethereum Foundation (EF) is a global non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Ethereum and related technologies
Our mission is to do what is best for Ethereum’s long-term success
Our role is to allocate resources to critical projects, to be a valued voice within the Ethereum ecosystem, and to advocate for Ethereum to the outside world
 About the PSE Team

 As part of the EF, the Privacy and Scaling Exploration (PSE) team is a research group exploring practical applications for Zero-Knowledge Proofs and privacy and scaling solutions in general
We do this through pure research projects, by building proofs of concept and by facilitating the integration of technological primitives into decentralized applications
The PSE team is part of the EF but operates independently in many ways
 The Role

The Scrum Master is responsible for promoting and supporting Scrum as defined in the
Scrum Masters do this by helping everyone understand Scrum theory, practices, rules, and
The Scrum Master is a servant-leader for the Scrum Team, helping those outside the Scrum Team understand which of their interactions with the Scrum Team are helpful and which aren’t
The Scrum Master helps everyone change these interactions to maximize the value created by the Scrum Team

What you will be doing

    • Helping our teams to implement appropriate processes;
    • Ensuring that goals and scope are understood by everyone on the Scrum teams;
    • Finding techniques for effective backlog management;
    • Helping the Scrum teams understand the need for clear and concise backlog items;
    • Understanding product planning in an R&D driven environment;

What you will be doing within engineering

    • Coaching the development teams in self-organization and cross-functionality;
    • Removing impediments to the development team’s progress;
    • Facilitating scrum events as requested or needed;
    • Coaching the development teams in organizational environments in which Scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood;

Typical day

    • Leading and coaching the organization in its Scrum adoption;
    • Planning scrum implementations within the organization;
    • Helping employees and stakeholders understand and enact Scrum and empirical product development;
    • Working with Product Owners to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization;

About you

    • You’re extremely passionate about Ethereum
    • Your primary interest is in privacy and scaling of blockchain infrastructure;
    • You’re a collaborator at heart, that loves to share knowledge with others
    • You’re proactive and results oriented, having the ability to prioritize and meet challenging details
    • You have strong technical skills

To apply please include a cover letter and a resume or CV and your github profile