Scrum Master

  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £475 per day

  • Contact:

    Rachel Eccles

  • Contact email:

    rachel.eccles@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH116209_1577449777

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-26

  • Start date:

    ASAP


Role: Scrum Master
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Edinburgh
Duration: 6 Months

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

Our client are 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.

Tasks:

  • Ensure the scrum team follows the Agile methodology and the scrum framework, supported via appropriate coaching and scrum master activities.
  • Remove blockers to successful delivery
  • Lead the teams towards the goal of becoming self-managing, optimally performing teams.
  • Promote Scrum values of Transparency, Focus, Courage, Respect, Commitment within the centre
  • Act as a buffer for the teams, removing distractions to delivery and interference from externals
  • Facilitate centre-wide ceremonies (scrum of scrums, showcase, joint planning etc)
  • Mentor and coach scrum masters
  • Drive consistent reporting on sprint activity to senior management
  • Manage senior stakeholder engagement
  • Undertake other Agile awareness activities, as required, across the business to build Agile awareness.

Skills & Technologies:

  • Agile methodologies & techniques, certified Scrum Master
  • Jira & Confluence
  • Experience of delivering online, web and digital products using the Agile Scrum methodology
  • Experience of coaching, mentoring and managing Scrum Masters and Scrum teams and an advocate of continuous improvement and subject matter expertise.
  • Ability to work with and collaborate with software development teams, product managers, operations managers and other digital centre's to ensure that we have the technologies and processes in place to allow our teams to work efficiently.
  • Ability to manage senior stakeholders and report into the Centre's Leadership team
  • Ability to promote and increase awareness of Agile activates across the wider business and communities.
  • Clear thinking and creative flair.

Please submit CVs today!