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Value Stream Architect



Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

Paysafe Limited (“Paysafe”) (NYSE: PSFE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading payments platform with an extensive track record of serving merchants and consumers in the global entertainment sectors. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, and online cash solutions. With over 25 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of $140 billion in 2023, and approximately 3,200 employees located in 12+ countries, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 260 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments.

Further information is available at www.paysafe.com.

We are looking for a Value Stream Architect to enable our Product Development organization to work effectively and deliver value. As a Value Stream Architect, you will play a key role in designing and optimizing our value streams to maximize efficiency, quality, and customer value. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and leadership to analyze current value streams, identify improvement opportunities, and design future state value stream architectures that align with our strategic objectives.

What to expect:

  • Lead the analysis and mapping of current state value streams, identifying bottlenecks, waste, and areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define future state value stream architectures that align with business goals and objectives.
  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize value streams, including process redesign, automation, and organizational changes.
  • Design and implement key performance metrics and KPIs (key performance indicators) to measure the effectiveness of value stream improvements.
  • Provide guidance and support to cross-functional teams in implementing value stream improvements, including training, coaching, and mentoring.
  • Facilitate workshops and collaborative sessions to drive alignment and consensus on value stream architecture and improvement initiatives.
  • Monitor and track the progress of value stream improvement initiatives, identifying risks and issues and implementing mitigation strategies as needed.
  • Stay current with industry best practices and emerging trends in value stream management and continuous improvement and apply them to drive innovation and excellence in value stream architecture.
  • Work closely with Product Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to prioritize and manage the backlog, ensuring that the most valuable features and initiatives are delivered.
  • Identify and address risks, impediments, and dependencies that may impact the successful delivery of the Value Stream, working collaboratively with teams to mitigate and resolve issues.
  • Provide guidance and support to Agile teams in adopting Agile and Lean practices, promoting a culture of experimentation, learning, and adaptation.
  • Monitor and track key performance metrics and KPIs to assess the health and performance of the ART, identifying areas for improvement and driving continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Design, facilitate or ensure larger group sessions on area and business unit level happen efficiently – e.g.:
    • Design sprints; roadmap ideation workshops; product roadmap refinement
    • Area process and interactions improvement sessions; area product reviews/demos
  • Work with the organization to:
    • Ensures goals are aligned across roles and departments on an area level and business unit level
    • Provide input to organizational design and structure changes to ensure culture follows structure
    • Align and collaborate with peers to spread effective ways of working across our mission, vision, and company values

To be successful you need to:

  • Have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or a related field.
  • Be Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent Agile certification required; SAFe® certification (SAFe® RTE, SAFe® SPC) preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Agile software development, with at least 4 years of experience serving as a Scrum Master, Agile Coach, or RTE.
  • Deep understanding of Agile principles and practices, with experience implementing Agile frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban, or SAFe®.
  • Strong facilitation, coaching, and leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams and drive organizational change.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proven record of accomplishment of delivering complex projects or programs in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and address issues proactively and drive continuous improvement.

We offer in return:

  • The opportunity to write the history of a leading and growing multinational company
  • Tailor-made training and ongoing development to help you enhance your skills in the field of online payments
  • Multiple career progression opportunities in a dynamic in-house business
  • Environment where product expertise, professional and personal commitment are rewarded
  • Competitive remuneration and social benefits package (25 days annual paid leave, health insurance, sports card, team events, company discounts, variety of soft skills, business and technical training programs)
  • Fun and collaborative working atmosphere
  • Flexible working model - we encourage our employees to embrace our flexible working approach. You will be expected to work from home and spend an average of three days a week at our Sofia office as part of our hybrid work model.

We take pride in our employees and offer excellent remuneration and benefits, as well as a positive, rewarding and fun work environment.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Join our team that is inspired by a unified vision and propelled by passion.

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Paysafe provides equal employment opportunities to all employees, and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination of any type with regard to ethnicity, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of recruitment and employment. If you need any reasonable adjustments please let us know. We will be happy to help and look forward to hearing from you.