IT Scrum Master

Vodafone UK
United Kingdom
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Scrum Master - Newbury
£60k – 70k + excellent benefits
Technology at Vodafone

Millions of people interact with Vodafone Technology every day without even realising it. Our products deliver many essential services that critical to the lives of many different people. We connect all sorts of businesses including banks, shops and the media to and critical services such as the emergency services. Our technology and network is the backbone to everything we deliver and without it we wouldn’t have a business. That’s why we’re investing heavily in it and we need talented people to help us deliver the next wave of innovation.

About the role

UK IT in Vodafone covers a multitude of projects spanning multiple New Product Developments, strategic Platform developments, Product enhancements, Digital Capability across critical elements of every customer journey & an End to End Process transformation - all being driven in an Agile ecosystem.

As an IT Scrum Master within such complex transformational programs, you'll develop and lead high-performing, multi-discipline agile teams, instilling in them a clear vision and a passionate drive to succeed.

You'll be responsible for
Challenging and improving the operation of the team, driving their performance and capability to succeed.Embedding operating models that value ownership, responsiveness, predictability and transparency.Mentoring and executing Agile, Lean, and Continuous Delivery best practices, embedding DevOps behaviours and principles driving a model of continuous delivery.Ensuring the path is clear for your team, removing blockers, facilitating discussions, enabling seamless communications and working with the Product Owner to clarify the product backlog ahead.Ensuring your teams drive their deliveries with quality, innovation and automation at the heart. Key Skills / ExperienceProven track record as an IT Scrum MasterExtensive experience as a Scrum Master role within an agile environment, applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.In-depth background in leading Agile teams with a deep understanding of modern development practice & technique.A deep understanding of the software development lifecycle with the ability to mentor, motivate and shape high performing teamsExperience leading multi-discipline technology teams across multiple locations.An enthusiastic interest in modern development practice, tooling technologies and techniques.Experience of developing multi-technology, large scale programmes in a fast-paced organisation.Experience of the technology side of the Telecoms & Enterprise sector.Experience of working in a multi-vendor, multi-platform diverse delivery set-up.Why Vodafone?

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career, and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.

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