Scrum Master International Giant Cambridge

Michael Page Technology
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Scrum Master. International Giant. Cambridge

A superb opportunity has arisen for an aspiring Scrum Master to join one of the largest research companies in the world who take software developer seriously and are renowned for innovation. All in the heart of Cambridge.

All industry backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Client Details

Scrum Master. International Giant. Cambridge

My client are a global company with over 100 years of expertise. They work with customers and stakeholders to help them navigate market complexity.

You will be joining a dedicated division of software development who have an incredible pedigree of delivering full scale software platforms for the environment, supply chain, health, and safety management industry.

They provide customers with a comprehensive platform and unifying framework for consistently tracking, measuring and managing environment, health and safety, supply chain and corporate social responsibility metrics on a global basis.


The Scrum Master will be responsible for leading multiple scrum teams through scrum processes and ceremonies in a scaled agile environment.

The Scrum Master will work as part of a team of Scrum Masters responsible for ensuring transparency through proactive communication of metrics and escalation of roadblocks. The Scrum Master must be adept at identifying process bottlenecks, surfacing hidden impediments, and ensuring inspect and adapt feedback loops illicit valuable action items.

In addition to understanding and embracing core agile values, the Scrum Master is essential in helping teams cultivate an environment of innovation and collaboration, while consistently delivering value back to the business. Building relationships of trust across the business is a critical skill for this role.

*Facilitate all scrum related activities including sprint planning, daily scrum meetings, sprint retrospective, and product demos.
*Work closely with Product Owners to ensure backlog is ready for refinement ceremonies.
*Enforce framework guidelines as appropriate
*Ensure scrum teams are able to meet sprint commitments by helping them keep each other accountable and by removing road blocks.
*Coach teams and individuals in agile practices as appropriate and encourage experimentation as it pertains to delivery of business value.
*Assist teams in pivoting as business needs require.


Scrum Master. International Giant. Cambridge

Candidates must have experience effectively guiding product development teams through iterative delivery cadences, with an eye toward predictive, sustainable delivery of value back to the business stakeholders.

Required Skills/Experience
Minimum 2+ years of Scrum Master experience
*Ability to identify and manage risk
*Strong leadership and organization skills with excellent communication (written and verbal), time management, and people and team building skills
*Must have the ability to train and/or others on the scrum methodology and framework

Nice to have:
*Scrum Master Certification
Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
*Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.
*Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
*Previous experience as a collaborative leader

Job Offer

In return you will be given the opportunity to run exciting and innovative teams, the chance to work for a global client who are continuing to grow their presence locally and internationally. A superb compensation and benefits package.

CVs under review now!

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