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Maiia Syta


Agile Coach, Backbase

Location: Amsterdam


Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner


Certified Agile Leadership 1

Groups I belong to

Agile Eastern Europe



Maiia Syta is Agile Coach of the R&D department at Backbase. She leads the Agile Practices Guild (Community of Practices) and agile transformation, expanding Agile and Scrum across the organisation. Maiia focuses on bringing meaningful change into organizations that will improve the lives of people via building the right product in a right way. Maiia has more than 10 years of experience in software development. She is a Certified Certified Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) Practitioner, with additional CSM and CSPO certifications. Maiia can be contacted on LinkedIn at

Work experience

Backbase, Agile Coach
November 2015 - Present, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
I teach Scrum and Agile principles to the organization and coach them in their never-ending adoption. I've mastered Scrum and uses this deep Scrum understanding to guide everybody to discover how they can best contribute to creating the most valuable product.

Backbase, Agile Project Manager
July 2014 - October 2015, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
As a ScrumMaster, I worked wth 4 teams of multidisciplinary and highly skilled UX designers, software developers, test engineers, technical writers and support engineers.

Playtech , Agile Project Manager
June 2013 - April 2014, Kiev, Kyivskaya oblast, Ukraine
As Agile Believer, I introduced Scrum and Kanban adoption into the department of 30 developers. As a Scrum Master my goal was to inculcate in a team the responsibility for commitments to complete the scope for each sprint.

Software MacKiev , Agile Project Manager
April 2010 - June 2013, Kiev, Kievstkaya obl, Ukraine
As a Agile project managerI was running projects from scratch to closing applying Scrum framework. I was giving the presentation "Agile tester" in a tester's training center.


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