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Job title: Agile Coach

Company: AxeTrading

Job description: Innovation, quality and customer orientation are our drivers. All our production is led in-house, using the latest technologies and applying the Scrum framework.

From product concept and design, through software development and testing, up to system integration and customer support.

We are a close-knit team coming from 20 countries, with diverse backgrounds and the same passion for IT and Finance. With our software products we optimise, automate and customise e-trading workflows through highly flexible and efficient technology, for customers based on 5 continents.

We are living an exciting period of growth and our ambition is to scale rapidly and efficiently. Therefore, we are looking for an experienced and passionate Agile Coach to be servant to our Scrum teams to help them achieving business goals and stakeholders‘ satisfaction, clearing the way to become more effective. This role will be located in Magdeburg (Germany, in our technology Innovation Centre.

We need you to empower our team and to strengthen our foundations, enabling us to continue innovating and developing new cutting-edge financial technologies.


As Agile Coach at AxeTrading, you will…

  • lead the Scrum teams to self-organisation
  • improve development processes across multiple Scrum teams using Agile methodologies
  • help the Product Owners and development team to achieve the highest customer satisfaction possible
  • support efforts for creating a compatible product in line with our product strategy
  • remove impediments and coach the Scrum teams on removing impediments within and across teams in order to reduce waste of time
  • help the Scrum teams to identify and fill in blanks in the Agile framework, providing education where needed
  • mentor the Product Owners on how to organise and translate requirements into stories
  • help the Scrum teams achieve higher levels of Scrum maturity
  • support the Business Leads with the improvement of organisational processes; for example release management
  • initiate and run training programs



To be successful in the role, you have experience…

  • working as Scrum Master / Agile Coach in a software business for some years, preferably in a scale-up (must-have)
  • working on one software product with multiple Scrum teams concurrently and you reached a strong technical understanding of software production (must-have)
  • leading an Agile Community (must-have)
  • setting up and using modern workplace tooling, including (must-have) JIRA and Confluence + (preferred) Miro and
  • generating insights from data using the appropriate tooling
  • clearing the way for the team to empower effective work

In terms of skills and personal traits, you are a(n)…

  • problem-solver: you have an analytical mind and therefore, are able to grasp and break down complex tasks quickly to resolve conflict
  • coach and leader: with your positive, constructive personality and strong interpersonal skills, you contribute towards building high-performing teams and the Scrum community
  • excellent communicator and knowledge broker: you observe and listen to teams, to then share your knowledgeable advise to help them improve
  • multi-tasker: you can juggle multiple activities in parallel successfully
  • self-starter: you are self-motivated and -organising, staying focused in the middle of distraction and turning your ideas into concrete results
  • system-thinker: you are open-minded, think outside the box to identify and act upon opportunities to improve our ways of working as we scale rapidly
  • fluent English speaker and writer



  • Fast-growing business that drives electronification of Fixed Income markets
  • Energetic, entrepreneurial environment that allows you to thrive and work without the constraints of working for a large corporation, and where no two days are the same
  • Operate in a flat hierarchy with direct access to decision-makers
  • Espresso machine, view on the Elbe, social events and much more..!

START: asap

NB: On this one we will move ahead with applicants already holding a permit valid to work in Germany or an EU citizenship.



We are a global Fixed Income trading software company that delivers unique market making, price making and order execution with our AxeTrader software. AxeTrading is uniquely positioned to empower banks, buy-side firms, agency brokers and exchanges to maximize their fixed income trading strategies successfully with aggregated liquidity, multiple pricing feeds, powerful client servicing and execution capability across voice and electronic trading. AxeTrader provides traders with access to market aggregation, enhanced data and trading workflows in a single desktop enabling more efficient and transparent trading. It interacts seamlessly across execution venues and data sources to deliver the STP processing, reporting and audit workflows required to comply with the expanding regulatory environment.

AxeTrading was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in London with a technology Innovation Centre in Germany and sales offices in Sydney and Singapore.

Passion cannot be programmed. But we use it in our software development.

Expected salary:

Location: Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt

Job date: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 23:50:24 GMT

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