Scrum Master / Project Manager (New York or Lancaster, PA)
Hello! We're Shift Lab.
Shift Lab is a close-knit team of well-rounded technologists, comfortable working in a variety of major languages and frameworks.
Our company is headquartered in New York City's Flatiron District, with an additional studio located in beautiful downtown Lancaster, PA. Our workspaces are modern, bright, open, and welcoming. When we want to (which is often!), we work remotely Mondays and Fridays.
A qualified Scrum Master / Project Manager at Shift Lab matches the following criteria:
+ Early to senior career candidates
+ No detail is too small for you
+ You know when and why to use Scrum versus Kanban
+ You are kind, personable, and patient
+ You understand that you are here to enable the engineers, but also aren’t afraid to give them tough love
+ You are not afraid to tell a HIPPO that they are derailing your planning session
+ You understand when a sprint is going well and when it needs to be killed
+ You are allergic to blockers and believe they must be slayed
+ You have opinions about our Jira configuration
+ You understand the importance of expectation-setting—internally and externally
+ You understand story points and team velocity; and use reporting tools to gain insights into the effectiveness of sprints and the development process
+ You call retrospectives, even when things are smooth sailing
+ You get that healthy collaboration doesn’t happen by accident
How to Apply
If you meet the criteria above and are interested in working for a talented, fun, flexible, founder-led company, hell-bent on producing top-of-industry work, please drop us a line at email@example.com.
Please DO NOT reply to this posting if:
+ You are a Recruiter
+ You are NOT currently living a commutable distance (3 days / week) from New York City or Lancaster, PA About Shift Lab
Shift Lab is an Agile, full-stack development studio that strongly values craftsmanship, communication, transparency, and extreme attention to detail. Our team is adept at working in a variety of languages and frameworks. Some of our favorites include: React, Node, Ruby on Rails, and Python. Lately, we've been intrigued by Next.js, Gatsby, and the JAM Stack, as well as serverless technologies.
Shift Lab partners with large corporations, non-profits, small start-ups and just about everything in between. Many of our collaborators are top-tier design studios -- throughout the US and Europe -- who trust us to execute the highest of quality user experiences and visual design concepts. As such, we are inherently a "design-minded" development team and greatly value excellent front-end development skills.
Our team works on a variety of high-end technical products ranging between ecommerce websites, API design and development, cloud-based server infrastructures, responsive editorial websites, data processing systems, mobile applications, kiosk experiences, and even some sprouting experimental technologies.
In our seven year history, we have enjoyed excellent employee retention and have proudly witnessed remarkable growth of our junior-level Developers, many of whom have grown into strong Lead Developers.