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Agile Coach (Scrum Master)

  • Salary: £440 - £600 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 07/09/2017
  • Job reference: J373759A

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Agile Coach (Scrum Master), Strategic Analysis, Structured Agile, UR, UX, Digital by Default, GDS, Government Digital, Government, Public Sector, Agile Development, Jira,

Our Government client based in London is currently recruiting for an Agile Coach.

Role Profile:

Provision of a senior business analyst to act as the Business Analysis Practice Lead in support of agile development

Current development activities have teams in place. Each existing team comprises: a Product Owner, a Delivery Manager, a Technical Lead, a Business Analyst, a User Researcher, a UX/HTML Designer, one or more front end, back end or full stack developers and a QA specialist.

Key Skills / Experience

  • Demonstrable experience of building and leading a community of practice for business analysis to support programme delivery.
  • Demonstrable experience of identifying and managing features in a programme backlog.
  • Demonstrable expert agile knowledge of business analysis techniques & tools. For example: modelling current and desired future scenarios, business functions and processes, logic and rules, information flows and data structures
  • Demonstrable experience in developing and maintaining strategic analysis outputs at a programme level.
  • Demonstrable expertise in providing business analysis capability within a multi-functional agile team working in a structured agile approach to product development, and developing programme standards in this area
  • Demonstrable expertise in using Jira to producing & managing a backlog of clearly defined user stories, NFRs & acceptance criteria using BDD through all stages of agile development & developing programme standards in this area
  • Demonstrable experience of playing a leading role in discovery/inception and ensuring effective collaboration between business experts, user researchers, user experience designers and technical team members.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a large scale agile programme and taking a leading role in developing and proposing cross-programme business analysis approaches suitable for this environment.
  • Demonstrable experience of agile business analysis working with UR/UX, testing and business architecture communities.
  • Demonstrable experience of product management, working with and coaching product owners.
  • Proven experience of working with Domain Driven Design in respect to business analysis.
  • Proven experience in supporting teams to manage GDS assessments and working with the Digital by Default service standard
  • Demonstrable experience of investigating operational issues, problems and new opportunities, and seeking effective business solutions through improvements in automation or new or changed processes/procedures, organisation and equipment.
  • Significant experience of delivery of business transformation enabled by digital services.

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