Scrum Master

£50000 - £70000 per annum
13 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Lauren Gallagher
Clearance Level
Job Type

Job Role: Scrum Master

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Salary/Rate: £50,000 - £70,000

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: Government Security Clearance

Scrum Master - Permanent - London - £50,000 - £70,000

Our client's Cyber Solutions division are seeking an experienced Scrum Master to support their programmes of work and its customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the Scrum Team adheres to Scrum theory, practices and rules
  • Support Software Engineers with development
  • Manage stakeholder interactions to maximize the value created by the team
  • Assist the product owner to manage the Product Backlog effectively
  • Be responsible for the successful delivery of the project
  • Facilitate Scrum events as requested or needed
  • Coach and develop the Development team to self-organise and work cross-functionally
  • Introduce the operational environment to Scrum best practice where this is not fully adopted or understood
  • Lead and coach the organisation in its Scrum adoption

Essential Criteria:

  • 2:1 degree or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive experience of performing a technical Scrum Master role
  • Software Engineering background (ideally Java)
  • Strong analytical as well as verbal and written communications skills are required
  • Skills in influencing and negotiation methods and techniques
  • A good understanding of available and emerging IT technologies
  • An ability to understand how the IT technology supports our customers
  • Capable of dealing with conflicting priorities between different specialist groups
  • Ability to communicate effectively at different levels within the organisation, which includes senior management, operations personnel and customers
  • Project Management experience in Lean/Agile environments
  • Practicing knowledge of Kanban

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of working with UK government

Hit the 'Apply now' button to apply and to discuss this role further. We will be delighted to hear from you!

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