It’s our mission to share our passion for music videos with the world and invite people to experience music beyond listening: to see music.
XITE is dedicated to building the best music video experience in the world. Based in Amsterdam, XITE now reaches 100 million households across multiple territories through linear networks, interactive TV apps and on-demand streaming services. The company revolutionized the way audiences experience music videos by allowing viewers to search, like and skip through its entire catalog, enjoy channels curated by its team of music experts and create their own channel based on a genre, decade and style using our unique Mixer feature. XITE has a full music video catalog through agreements with all major and top independent music labels and distributors, and works to expand this offering every day.
About the role
Your work is lying in the heart of the execution stage in the software development cycle. As soon as the product requirements are ready, you along with the development team start tailoring backlogs with tasks needed to accomplish a feature based on PRD. You work directly with the development teams which include representatives of frontend, backend, quality assurance engineers and the design team. Reporting to the product manager, you’re acting in the best interest of the smooth development and delivery process according to the provided plan.
Break down feature requirements fully and extensively described in PRD to executable tasks, together with the teams
Set cross-team dependencies to tasks and work towards getting them resolved in a timely manner
Secure async manner of work by keeping teams’ tasks up-to-date on JIRA boards (status, assignee, comments, dependencies)
Coordinate planned tasks’ execution as a part of release management (sometimes tasks are time and order sensitive)
Keep track of improvements in a product iterations
Drive teams' events: backlog refinement sessions, retrospectives, stand ups
Boost teams’ effectiveness and performance by bringing a good structure to a planned workload and iteratively improved processes on a team level.
2+ years experience in Scrum Master role
Fluency in English language in writing and speaking
Strong knowledge in software development cycles
Practicing various Agile principles and techniques
Proficiency with JIRA
Great communication skills
Lean Agile mindset
Desire to grow professionally
Experience in QA or software developer role is beneficial
What you bring
Your best attitude and skills to get the teams performing at their best, removing impediments of all sorts on the way.
What working at XITE means
Here at XITE we make sure you’re taken care of by providing you the opportunity to develop your career in a young, fast growing and international company. We provide a challenging work environment where you have a lot of autonomy and flexible working hours. We don’t hire assholes! All XITE’ers are different and authentic in their own way, but we all have kindness in common, as well as professionalism and an optimistic attitude. Let’s not forget - we have a passion for good music and good food. That’s why we have chef prepared lunches, Friday afternoon drinks and rooftop parties! Click here to see our benefits.