Scrum Master - Banking

Alexander Ash Consulting Limited
£40k - £50k pa
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Scrum Master - Banking My client, a Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking for a Scrum Master to join on a permanent basis. You will join the development operations team and be responsible for work with the team to ensure prioritised items are delivered in the most Agile way either in Scrum or Kanban. Key responsibilities: * Work with the Product Owner to formulate the delivery road map and plans to support business strategies and goals * Capable of supporting teams to deliver incremental value using either Kanban or Scrum * Facilitate daily stand-ups, backlog grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives etc. * Facilitates the elimination of delivery roadblocks within and outside the team * Apply Agile delivery practices to the teams , educate the team on these and manage the delivery * Create and manage release plans and be accountable for planning and tracking * Manage the Product Owner in prioritising the product backlog, and protecting the team from over-commitment. For Kanban teams to limit Work In Progress * Expert facilitator. Capable of leading workshops with their teams to understand new items of work and shape them into increments returning value. Ensures key Agile ceremonies are effective and intended outcomes are achieved from these. * Assist the Product Owner and engineers in the conversation around user stories. Discuss requirements and stories with the development team. With SME support evaluates simple to complex business requirements against potential solutions and provides recommendations and guidance Person Specification * Knowledge/experience of working on/or leading an Agile project team, using Scrum or Kanban methodologies. * Possess an Agile mind-set and bring teams to an even higher level of performance, by promoting self-organising teams * Experience in bringing teams to an even higher level of performance, by promoting self-organising teams * Have experience in coaching fellow Scrum Masters
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