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Scrum Master

  • Salary: £300 - £350 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 25/11/2016
  • Job reference: J358723A

Job Title: Scrum Master
Location: Hertfordshire
Length: 6 month contract

Responsibilities:

You will support the day to day running of the agile teams
Coach and mentor the teams to instil an agile approach and culture
Ensure blockers are removed so that the teams can continue working with minimal delay
Manage multiple agile teams
Work with the relevant stakeholders to prioritise the backlog and create the roadmap
Monitor the velocity of the agile teams and help them adjust to stabalise and improve their velocity
Act as an advocate for agile to help drive culture change.

Experience:
Strong experience of working in engineering teams, as a Scrum Master, Agile Coach or Development Manager
Demonstrable experience of leading transformation to agile practices or continuous improvements in newly established agile teams
Experience of using Jira tools for backlog tracking, burn-up/burn-down metrics, velocity etc.
Solid experience of working with Agile teams that develop large, high transaction services
Good understanding of software development practices and agile software testing techniques (such as TDD, BDD, CI)
Demonstrable experience of raising issues and driving change
Proactive and passionate about learning new things and improving existing challenges
Ability to encourage efficient communication and continuous improvement
Certified Scrum Master or similar qualification

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance & contact Sophie Garty for further details: sophie . garty @ experis . co . uk / 0161 924 3651

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