Scrum Master

Recruiter
Edge Careers
Location
Lancashire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1249078485
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My SaaS client based in Lancashire are currently looking for a Strong Technical Scrum Master to join the team on a permanent basis.

The Scrum Master is responsible for monitoring the scrum processes and meetings. They increase team efficiency, motivate the team whilst challenging and facilitating changes that will ensure quality and timeliness. They own the DoD and are responsible for the Scrum Artefacts. They will help the team to maintain their scrum tools (Storyboard, Action board, charts, backlogs, etc.) whilst handling all "in sprint" queries and questions to ensure all tasks are done and complete to the correct quality standards.

Skills:

Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP, PSM II)
Project management and Project Office experience
Experience of running Scrum using Jira
Strong communicator and team facilitator
Business analysis experience and experience of agile development environment
Experience in playing the Scrum Master role or Agile Project Manager for at least two/three year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment and increasing transparency.
Knowledge of various well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).
Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
Awareness and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.This is a great opportunity for a client who really looks after their staff. Please apply ASAP if you would like to be considered

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