Scrum Master/Agile Coach

Recruiter
ReThink Recruitment
Location
Chatham
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
08 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Scrum Master / Agile Coach
Location: Chatham
Duration: 3 Month Contract
Daily Rate

I am recruiting on behalf of my client, a leading financial organisation based in Chatham. They are seeking an experienced Scrum Master/Agile Coach.

You will be responsible for making sure the Scrum team abides by the values and practices of Scrum. You will help the team excel by removing any impediments to progress, facilitating meetings and working closely with the Product Owner to ensure the product backlog is delivered effectively. You will contribute in the promotion and adoption of Agile within the wider bank

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - comfortable working with and presenting to senior management and ExCo
  • Strong skills in negotiation and stakeholder management
  • Ability to confidently articulate the implications of technical debt and techniques for its removal
  • First level Scrum Master certified
  • Proven track record in playing the Scrum Master role for a software team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices and theory
  • Working within Jira/VSTS for Product backlog management
  • Good knowledge of Agile techniques: XP, Kanban and Scrum
  • Good knowledge and experience of using agile techniques such as User Stories, ATDD, BDD and TDD
  • Excellent understanding of DevOps principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery/Deployment
  • Experienced in generating team dashboards based on metrics such as Burndown and Velocity

Desirable Skills:

  • Technical experience - Vanquis use Microsoft development stack including Visual Studio and C#
  • Understanding of APIs, Microservices and SOA
  • An understanding of Cloud technologies such as Azure/AWS
  • Experience of applying SAFe within a commercial enterprise

If the above role is of interest and you hold the relevant experience, please apply asap to be considered.

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