Scrum Master

Recruiter
Pearson Whiffin IT
Location
Kent
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
30 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Agile/Scrum Master - Mid Kent - £60,000 plus Bonus & excellent benefits

My client, an award winning and very successful business based in mid Kent, are currently looking for a Scrum Master to join one of their IT teams on a permanent basis for a brand new and very exciting development.

This is a fantastic and rare opportunity to join a business that has constantly grown and developed their staff along the way. They offer excellent salaries, benefit packages and ongoing training and career development.

As a Scrum Master you will play a key part in delivering a new Greenfield data warehouse. The main focus for the short term will be around risk and customer data with the view to broaden out to operational data in the future. Other projects will include GDPR assurance, migrations and data quality work streams which will require your support.

Duties

* You will be tasked with pushing Agile Projects through the Data Team, facilitating within the team and ensuring everything is in place for them to achieve

* Promote Agile/Scrum

* Support a team tactically, being the person to remove any barriers where necessary

* Helping the team to reach consensus for what can be achieved during a specific period of time

* Helping the team reach consensus during the daily scrum

* Helping the team stay focused and follow the agreed upon rules for the daily scrum

* Removing obstacles that are impeding the team’s progress

* Protecting the team from outside distractions

Skills required

* Proven experience as a Scrum Master - Planning, stand ups, demos, retrospectives, scrum boards, burn-down charts and user stories

* Strong knowledge with SQL Server, T-SQL, SSIS and SSAS

* Agile, XP, Kanban or Waterfall are desirable

* Excellent communicator written and verbal

Some benefits with this role - Discretionary bonus up to 15%, 24 days holiday plus bank holidays off, holiday purchase scheme, pension – 5% employee, 8% employer contribution, private medical insurance, private health insurance, death in service, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, long service awards, quarterly employee recognition programme, Tax-free childcare vouchers, moving house & getting married day and perk box.

Suitable candidates will be contacted within 48 hours of applying

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