Scrum Master

  • Location

    Corsham, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Marek Mazurowski

  • Contact email:

    Marek.Mazurowski@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH104941_1560263379

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-11

Scrum Master - SC Cleared, Agile, RAIDO, SOFTE, XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD.

This role requires SC clearance, you must be eligible and willing to undergo the SC process in order to obtain the role.

We are looking for a Scrum Master to join our team of consultants at Experis. Working on-site with one of our clients you will be responsible for facilitating and guiding agile ceremonies prior to, during and in closing the Project Sprints. The Scrum Master also acts as the Engineering Project liaison with the Engineering Management Team, attending the appropriate governance forums and providing the Programme required Management Information. The Scrum Master is also responsible for authoring and publishing the Engineering Project Closure Reports enabling the Scrum Team to focus on delivery of the Sprint Backlog

Responsibilities:

  • Guiding the team and organisation on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to customers.
  • Guiding the team on how to get the most out of self-organisation.
  • Guiding the team on self-organising to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks.
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organisation and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organisation.
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

Duties:

  • Help improve team efficiency.
  • Manage the JIRA board and team tasking.
  • Manage RAIDO, in liaison with Eng RAIDO Manager, escalating as required to Engineering Management, with impacts, via reporting mechanisms.
  • Deal with blockers and help facilitate working.
  • Feed information back to the team from other teams and management.
  • Liaising with other Agile teams and elements of Engineering.
  • Document control, in liaison with the Document Configuration Manager.
  • SOFTE generation

Requirements:

  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Knowledge of various well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).
  • Experience is playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Awareness and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills.

Details:

  • Location: Corsham
  • Duration: permanent
  • Salary: £60,000 - £70,000

Benefits:

  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Enhanced Life Insurance Cover
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Enhanced Accident Insurance
  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Sick pay

Please apply by submitting your CV.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.