Scrum Master

Harvey Nash Plc
London (East)
10 Jan 2018
08 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Scrum Master - East London

My client is a fast-paced, dynamic organisation looking to recruit a Scrum Master to join their Sportsbook Delivery team at their newly formed digital innovation hub based in East London. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for someone that wants to join a company where technology sits at the heart of the company and consistently drives business decisions, strategy and pioneering solutions.

The responsibilities will include setting up and facilitating the Scrum Ceremonies, supporting the product owner in managing the backlog and shielding the team from interruptions during the development Sprints managing the on-going work with the business and chasing missing requirements.

The Scrum Master responsibility is to take part in building a self-managing team that can plan and deliver high quality features during a sprint. In addition, this role will also facilitate and encourage the "Inspect and Adapt" cycles to help the team improve its group dynamics and the team members to improve themselves in their roles.


Work as a "Servant-Leader" of the team, including coaching and facilitating various development team-members in his/her responsibility in delivering quality deliveries.

Support the Product Owners in the maintenance of the product requirements items, including reviewing tickets before assignment, managing and maintaining an up-to-date storyboard, assigning and reassigning tasks, monitoring team efforts, generating reports and more.

Manage the teams' Scrum schedule by facilitating the Scrum Ceremonies (Stand ups, Planning, Reviews, Refinements and demos., etc.), having tactical and strategic approach to change, maintaining and leading by formal and informal communication.

Responsible for being the link between various Development teams and stakeholders, keeping up to date with both on a regularly basis and supporting the Development teams under his/her responsibility with reports to higher management.

Facilitate the Development teams work and development process, including identifying and removing technological and any other obstacles that might affect the process.

Actively engage in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) process and associated ceremonies across the Sports group

Key Skills:
  • Strong understanding and proven track record of running agile processes and delivering high quality results on time.
  • Ability to work in an agile environment with changing requirements while remaining goal oriented on delivery.
  • Strong understanding and experience in working with web and mobile architecture will be an advantage.
  • Good understanding of development languages e.g. my SQL, Java script frameworks will be an advantage.
  • Experience in online gambling company will be an advantage.
  • Project Management background - Web and mobile projects will be an advantage.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Experience of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) would be an advantage

If this Scrum Master sounds like it could be of interest do apply directly below or get in touch with Chloe Hawker on 07384 256 142.

Keywords: Agile, Digital, Development, Product, Outsource, Offshore, Scrum, Management, Process
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