Scrum Master

Contechs Consulting Limited
£33.25 - £34.25 p/h ltd co. d.o.e.
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our high profile client in the automotive industry is currently looking to recruit a ?Scrum Master? to work at their busy site in Gaydon in the West Midlands.

Position Description:

  • The Connected Technologies and App team is commited to deliver experiences customers love, for life.
  • We are growing our group to ensure we are a step ahead in defining, enabling and delivering new amazing features and products on latest technologies and platforms in todays connected world.
  • Driven by 'Customer First' as one of our key values, we aim to deliver great products, faster
  • We are looking for passionate and experienced Scrum Master to work within the Product Definition & Delivery team focusing on high quality mobile app products.
  • You will own the delivery of one or more of our customer facing mobile app products and/or features working in a fast-paced, agile environment, across multiple concurrent projects to achieve business objectives.
  • Close & regular alignment with multiple stakeholders, internal and external teams, supplier, etc. to plan and execute project with standard agile ceremonies, track progress and ensure on-time and high quality feature and product releases will form day to day responsibilities working with Product Owners, Development and Validation teams.
  • Understanding of latest trends, technologies & platforms, command & experience of agile methodology application would contribute to success of the team.

Skills Required:

  • Agile Methodology & Frameworks
  • Mobile App development practices
  • Stakeholder Management

Experience Required:

  • Own, establish and drive Agile Methodology practices across the team
  • Coach project teams on Agile process, tools and practices
  • Own, plan and lead Agile ceremonies across assigned projects, including sprint estimation & planning activities
  • Own and drive daily progress on projects towards on-time delivery including identification & resolution of issues/concerns
  • Monitor and track scrum process on a regular basis for efficiency and improvements
  • Own and carry out regular project status reporting and Release Management activities
  • Support and facilitate project team (internal & external) to achieve project and business goals / objectives
  • Support Product Owner and project team in managing external communication

Experience Preferred:

  • Scrum master or similar certification
  • Experience of working with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies, preferrably in projects with hybrid approach
  • Working knowledge of various agile practices/approaches like ATDD, TDD, BDD, Pairing, Automated Testing, CI, Kanban, XP, etc.
  • Mobile technologies and apps development experience
  • Understanding of mobile domain, platforms, technologies, latest trends and direction
  • Supplier team interfacing and management for project requirements

Additional Information:

  • May involve travel between various offices/sites in UK
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time

*Please note: Due to the high level of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted

*All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship or restriction

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