[2679] Scrum Master

DV Clearance required:

The Scrum Master will be joining a team of highly skilled and highly motivated individuals who are working on one of the UKs leading programme. As a result of some exciting programme wins, we currently have a permanent vacancy for a Scrum Master to support the discovery, design, configuration, and implementation of our solution.

Responsibility for Scrum Master:

• Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices
• Helping the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction
• Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization
• Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments
• Help the scrum and development teams to identify and fill in blanks in the Agile framework
• Resolve conflicts and issues that occur
• Help the scrum team achieve higher levels of scrum maturity
• Support the product owner and provide education where needed

Required Skills:

• Prior experience leading a scrum team for at least two year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
• Ability to analyze and think quickly and to resolve conflict
• Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum
• Ability to determine what is scrum and what is not
• Experience with successful Agile techniques
• Ability to work with and lead a team
• Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
• Ability to adapt to a changing environment
• Self-motivation and ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction

Desired Skills:

• Prior experience leading a scrum team for at least two year 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 Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing.
• Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team.
• The experience in applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: various Burndown technologies, many Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).
• Excellent communication and mentoring skills.

Permanent
United Kingdom
Negotiable
GPC002679
Tom Gardiner
tom@gpc.work