Agile Scrum Master

  • Location:

    Telford, Shropshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £350 - £375 per day

  • Job ref:

    BBBH108540_1565359113

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Role: Scrum Master
Location: Telford
Contract: 6 Months

Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?

Our client is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

You will be based on site working with one of the UK's most digital organisations and leading the technology revolution across the public sector. With over 50 million customers at the heart of everything they do the scope and impact of your work is limitless. As a team, they're not afraid to try new technologies and new ways of working.


We are looking for a Scrum Master who will serve the team, product owner and the organisation to
achieve as much Agility as possible given the constraints of the customer contract. You will be expected to coach the team, Product Owner and the product stakeholders in Agile principles.

The Scrum Master will work with one or more Agile teams within the Delivery Group (DG) and contribute to the DG Agile delivery capability by sharing good practice across the organisation.

You will promote Agile adoption throughout the Delivery Group by educating, training and coaching individuals and through involvement with the Scrum Master community

Your tasks for this role will include:

  • Ensuring that team is adhering to Agile values, practices and rules
  • Encouraging the team to fine-tune their Agile delivery through the use of Inspect
    and Adapt practices
  • Facilitating Agile ceremonies, scheduling any resources required for these
    meetings
  • Monitoring the sprint progress/Kanban flow and alerting the team to potential
    delivery failure as early as possible to enable the team to take recovery action
  • Educating the team in the use of concepts such as burndown charts, story
    points, velocity, cumulative flow diagrams etc to measure their progress, both in
    delivering the work and in developing their Agility as a team
  • Facilitating removal of impediments and insulating the team from external
    distractions
  • Providing information on the progress of work and any impediments affecting
    delivery to Engagement Managers, the Release Manager and the Product
    Manager, either through tooling such as JIRA dashboards, or verbally, as dictated
    by circumstances
  • Ensuring that the team updates JIRA and Confluence in accordance with the
    'DG Standards'
  • Ensuring that the team adhere to the DGs documented Test Strategy

The successful candidate will be proficient in Jira and Confluence must be eligible for SC clearance, being resident in the UK for at least 5 years with no outstanding criminal convictions.

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