Scrum Master, Software Delivery, Kanban, Extreme Programming, Jira

Recruiter
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Location
Oxford
Salary
Up to £700 per day
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Scrum Master, Software Delivery, Kanban, Extreme Programming, Lean, Jira, Confluence, Agile Coach

A leading worldwide technical solutions provider client is currently looking for a Scrum Master to join their team on a 6 month contract bases. The successful Scrum Master will be passionate about Agile and have experience in a variety of Agile methodologies including Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming and Lean. The role of Scrum Master will involve working with established or newly-forming teams. You will help them set up their working practices, improve delivery efficiency and facilitate agile ceremonies. The Scrum Master will need to bring passion, ingenuity and a servant-leader approach to your work. You'll be part of a wider team working to shape and implement lightweight delivery frameworks and tools that work for our teams.

Responsibilities of the Scrum Master

  • Build collaborative, professional, and successful relationships with product and delivery teams and the wider business.
  • Provide visibility into the status and progress of work.
  • Manage dependencies between teams. Co-ordinate and synchronise dependent work items across disciplines and teams.
  • Build shared understanding of obstacles to progress; negotiate to remove obstacles.
  • Communicate with stakeholders and manage their expectations.
  • Be a part of creating and maintaining a Kaizen or continuous improvement environment.
  • Key Tasks and Deliverables

  • Help to shape and define team practices and processes to continually improve Agile ways of working.
  • Measure and track throughput and lead time for work items.
  • Actively manage the team's delivery.
  • Collecting, analysing and presenting data eg lead time, velocity etc.
  • Use data to forecast delivery schedules and support negotiations around prioritisation and staffing.
  • Facilitate planning meetings, backlog grooming, demo and retrospectives.
  • Work with the Product Managers & delivery teams to estimate backlog items and ensure optimal flow through the delivery process.
  • Delve into detail to help teams overcome problems.
  • Help scope and prioritise with product teams and stakeholders.
  • Key Skills and Experience

  • Agile or Lean software delivery experience
  • Experience of all parts of the product lifecycle including end-of-life.
  • Ability to problem solve and come up with creative solutions.
  • Energy and enthusiasm for delivery and implementing change.
  • Be open to trying new or different ways to deliver.
  • Experience as a Scrum Master is essential; experience as an Agile Coach is a plus.
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence preferred.
  • A technical background in software development, testing or operations is an advantage but not essential.
  • Scrum Master, Software Delivery, Kanban, Extreme Programming, Lean, Jira, Confluence, Agile Coach

    Referral Scheme: If this role isn't for you then perhaps you could recommend a friend or colleague to Haybrook IT. If we go on to place that person in a permanent or temporary capacity then you could be rewarded with £500! Please see our website for terms and conditions.

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    This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/77543659