Scrum Master

ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater)
13 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Scrum Master

Min 6 month contract

London, City

£ Competitive day rate

Scrum Master x 2 required to work for a thriving financial services organisation based in the heart of the City. Here you will work with Agile teams in order to promote a culture of continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Facilitation of Agile ceremonies ensuring that best practice techniques are adhered to
  • To coach, mentor, educate and inspire the assigned team acting as an enabler for continuous improvement
  • Ensure the adoption of Agile principles and practices
  • Challenge business stakeholders to think in an evolutionary manner, supporting the transformation to Agile delivery methods
  • Work closely with other Scrum Masters, contributing to the successful development of the Scrum Master community

Key Requirements:
  • Certified in an industry standard recognised Scrum Master qualification
  • Financial services experience
  • In depth knowledge of Scrum and Kanban, ideally with some exposure to scaling (scaled scrum, LeSS or SAFe practices)
  • Strong facilitator with experience running engaging planning sessions, retrospectives and reviews
  • Demonstrable experience coaching Product Owners who are new to the role
  • Exposure to digital product development would be beneficial with experience helping Product Owners to shape the backlog and roadmap
  • Experience in a range of estimation and forecasting techniques with an emphasis on measuring outcome not output
  • Experienced servant leader and team coach able to remove impediments and provide guidance on backlog creation, refinement, feature slicing
  • Understands the fundamentals of software development processes and practices
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Be able to demonstrate an attitude of empowerment, leading a team to self-organisation

For a full consultation on this role please email your CV to Rebecca at Arc IT Recruitment.
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