Core-Asset Consulting
24 Feb 2018
05 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Job description:

Experienced SCRUM Master required to join a leading firm in Edinburgh or Glasgow. You will be involved in empowering team members through adopting Agile practices, helping on strategic projects across the business. Financial services experience isn't essential.


  • Strong experience working as Scrum Master/Agile Coach in software development;
  • Strong knowledge of broader Agile methodologies and frameworks, e.g. Lean and Kanban;
  • Strong track record of timely, quality delivery using Agile methodologies;
  • Certified qualification as a Scrum Master (preferably via Scrum Alliance or


  • Financial services experience

Core responsibilities:

  • Support a team of around 25 consisting of Business Analysts, developers, Solution Architects and Product Owners.
  • Facilitate daily team synchronisation stand-ups/scrums, sprint planning sessions, retrospectives and sprint delivery demos/show-and-tells;
  • Engage proactively with Product Owners to maintain the product backlogs, with a focus on ensuring that backlog items/requirements are ready for planning into a sprint;
  • Promote active collaboration between the multi-disciplinary participants in team;
  • Develop relevant metrics that help the team see how they are progressing and provide management insight regarding the performance of the team;
  • Ensure that dependencies with other teams across the firm or with third parties are highlighted during sprint planning sessions and managed accordingly;
  • Work closely with the Head of Software Delivery to develop a continuous improvement programme that seeks to empower the team through adoption of best practice tools and methods;
  • Adhere to the firm's Information Security standards, policies and procedures;
  • Engage with the wider community of delivery management practitioners across the firm.


  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus

Job reference: 10523

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.

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