Scrum Master

Sopra Steria
Edinburgh Technopole, UK
13 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Scrum Master looking for your next role?

Do you have experience in Agile Coaching?

If you are currently working as a Scrum Master or in Agile Coaching this is the role for you.

Compensation: £50,000-55000

Location: Edinburgh

Benefits: Car Allowance + Private Medical + 3% Flex Fund +25 + 8 days Annual leave, 4% matched Pension + selection of other benefits

The Company

Sopra Steria, European leader in digital transformation, provides one of the most comprehensive

portfolios of end-to-end service offerings in the market: Consulting, Systems Integration, Software

Development and Business Process Services. Sopra Steria is a trusted by leading private and public

organisations to deliver successful transformation programmes that address their most complex and

critical business challenges.

The Position

We are recruiting for a Scrum Master to join our teams based Edinburgh within our Financial Services Division.

Agile is a project management method that serves as an alternative to traditional methodologies, specifically within the field of software development.

In order to lead teams of developers in Agile methodology, an Agile Coach/Scrum Masters performs many different tasks. We analysed job listings for Agile Coaches in order to identify these core duties and responsibilities.

Key responsibilities
  • Educate Colleagues-The Agile Coach must educate employees at all levels, including senior, and at times clients, on Agile principles, providing them with tools for implementing the process in their own work.
  • Mentor Team - As a mentor, the Agile Coach is responsible for guiding teams into the Agile methodology, providing employees with feedback and means of improvement, catalyzing organizational growth and answering questions. They provide hands-on support to all employees, collaborating with people across widely varying levels and roles, leading teams toward further understanding and adoption of Agile as well as overall company growth and improvement.
  • Develop Agile Adoption Strategy - The Agile Coach is responsible for designing a strategy for the organizational adoption of Agile. This includes every stage of adoption, from the introduction of Agile and employee education, to fostering teams and cultures that practice Agile, to sustaining Agile methodologies and continually offering strategies for improvement.
  • Implement Agile Methodology -This task entails implementing Agile process, principles and practices across all levels and departments in an organization. The Agile Coach must use techniques that increase collaboration, predictability, transparency and promote a culture of experimentation and innovation. In order to do this, the Agile Coach must also embody the Agile principles and lead by example.

Desirable Skills:
  • While most employers did not require the following skills, multiple job listings included them as preferred. Add these to your Agile Coach toolbox and broaden your career options.
  • Scrum Coach certification
  • Scrum Master certification

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