Senior Scrum Master / Agile Delivery

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    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £93000 per annum + Benefits

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    Jack Devlin

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Senior Scrum Master / Agile Delivery
Financial Services
£93,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Role Purpose

As Scrum Master, you will be responsible for the delivery of a variety of exciting and extremely technical projects. You will organise stand ups and Scrum events as and when required, ensuring the team adheres to practices and rules. You will share your knowledge with the wider teams, coaching and developing colleagues, so that they adopt, understand and appreciate, the Scrum methodology. As our client move forward in their Digital Evolution you will play an important part in guiding and facilitating the changes into a more Agile way of working.

Key Accountabilities

  • Strongly serving and supporting the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers
  • Be able to operate in a hybrid software delivery environment with either a deliverable focus or priority of scope focus.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example. This person should personify Scrum and Agile
  • Guiding and Coaching the Scrum Team and organisation on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers and how to get the most out of self organisation
  • 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 aid the removal
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of 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 with respect to refining(aka grooming) and managing the product backlog

Essential Requirements

  • Software Develpoment background essential
  • Knowledge of agile development practices - TDD / BDD, automated builds, continuous integration, code quality metrics, agile test frameworks, etc.
  • Proven technical and team leadership
  • Delivery focused
  • Excellent collaborative and communication skills
  • Familiarity of Project Management in a Lean/Agile environment
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • A good understanding and appreciation of emerging technology

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