Scrum Master

Function 22 Recruitment Ltd
£50000 - £55000/annum & package
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Function 22 is working with a leading media software company who have a portfolio including some of the world's biggest media agencies and owners. The business is a product company at heart and has a very strong reputation for excellent software development.

As a priority, we are hiring a Scrum Master to join the delivery team and work closely with several Product and Development feature teams throughout the Agile lifecycle. The team help maintain high standards across the business whilst being responsible for managing all aspects of delivery through the product development lifecycle to activation of new features and deployment to new clients.

As a Scrum Master, you should have practical experience working in a similar role for companies that own their product and deliver high performance web applications for enterprise clients using Agile processes.

The role includes involvement in or leadership of:
• Ceremonies (e.g. kick-offs, daily stand-ups, showcases, post-sprint demos and retrospectives)
• Quarterly and sprint product planning; especially gatekeeping into and out of sprints
• Communication of progress and issues to all relevant stakeholders
• Resolution of blockages
• Prioritisation of 2nd line support investigations through the triage process
• Setting KPIs and measuring success against them
• Definition/Application of best practices in development and product delivery

• Lots of Agile experience in a Scrum Master role with a sound understanding of delivering web based systems in an iterative manner
• ‘Can do’ problem solver approach that sets the tone for teams and fosters commitment across the business
• Ability to contribute to a growing team in a relaxed but fast paced and highly motivated environment
• Enthusiasm and excellent communication skills are essential
• A clear understanding of the value of a Scrum Master to an organisation
• Knowledge of or experience in the media or ad-tech industries is a big bonus

Tech Skills
• ASP.NET ( or c#)
• Working knowledge of SQL
• JavaScript frameworks