Scrum Master – Contract

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Business Analysis & Project Management
  • Deadline:
    August 6, 2020
  • Gender:
    Male, Female, Other

Global financial services client is hiring a scrum master for a 6 month rolling contract to work on a number of large scale projects coming up (data / systems migrations, application development etc). You will have extensive experience in promoting and supporting Scrum methodology throughout squads and the wider organisation. The successful candidate will work closely with the product management and delivery squads within the Engineering function. This is an excellent opportunity for a flexible individual with an energetic and enthusiastic approach who wishes to work in a fast-paced and rapidly changing business environment.

Core Responsibilities

  • Ensuring squads understand Scrum theory, practices, rules, and values.
  • Supports squads to build focused, efficient environments where the focus is on goals and delivering value. Facilitating and ensuring the smooth running of Scrum Ceremonies.
  • Ensure that the engineering squads provide timely insight and full transparency into their progress, working closely with those squads to help them operate at their most effective level.
  • Be an integral member of the engineering organisation responsible for providing thorough leadership on agile adoption and continuous improvement.

Essential Skills:

  • Previous experience in a Scrum Master role.
  • Thorough understanding of Scrum methods and a genuine interest in expanding expertise in this area.
  • Experience managing multiple scrum squads simultaneously, including ability to facilitate Scrum ceremonies with several squads.
  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal.
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