Scrum Master

Recruiter
Zonal Retail Data Systems Limited
Location
Edinburgh, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Sep 2019
Closes
31 Oct 2019
Ref
1269010565
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Zonal group are one of the UK's largest technology providers to the hospitality industry.

Our products are used by over 16,000 pubs, restaurants and hotels. Customers include national brands like Pizza Express, JD Wetherspoons and All Bar One.

We provide our customers with the solutions they need to make their business a success.

These solutions include mobile apps for ordering and web apps for engaging with consumers either through loyalty or reservations. By linking these solutions to Zonal's EPoS (till) system, we help hospitality brands to understand their customers' behaviour and preferences, enabling them to excel in an increasingly competitive market.

We're looking for dynamic individuals who share our passion for driving innovation and using technology to build better businesses. We're going on an exciting journey, and we need more like-minded travellers to help us get there!

What you'll do:
Zonal is growing rapidly and we seek an experienced and dynamic Scrum Master to help us deliver our growing suite of products. Utilising your proven Agile planning and delivery expertise, you will have the opportunity to influence and shape new ways of working across cross functional delivery teams which are using the latest design and development methodologies.

You will be involved across the full product development life cycle, playing an important role in changing the way we all interact with pubs, restaurants and hotels.

Key skills we would like you to have are:-
  • Experienced in facilitating workshops and supporting product managers and development teams to break down large epics into manageable stories
  • Comfortable supporting product managers to drive backlog delivery whilst resolving conflicting prioritisation and ambiguity
  • Maintain "bigger picture" awareness and seek collaboration opportunities across wider programme where cross cutting opportunities may expedite product delivery
  • Encourage and support DevOps culture across delivery teams
  • Strong experience of capturing and confidently reporting metrics for sprint progress and outcomes including velocity, work breakdown, wastage, CI opportunities to various levels of organisation
  • Ability to identify skill gaps across development teams and support recruitment and person development to ensure programme deliverables remain on track
Who you are:
  • Experience of leading by example and building a sense of accountability and ownership within cross functional teams to support delivery of sprint commitments
  • 3+ years of facilitating Agile ceremonies; stand ups, sprint planning, retrospectives, sprint demos
  • Define the team Ways of Working and align them to the wider programme WoW strategy, challenging and influencing people when necessary
  • Experienced in facilitating workshops and supporting product managers and development teams to break down large epics into manageable stories
  • Comfortable supporting product managers to drive backlog delivery whilst resolving conflicting prioritisation and ambiguity
  • Maintain "bigger picture" awareness and seek collaboration opportunities across wider programme where cross cutting opportunities may expedite product delivery
  • Encourage and support DevOps culture across delivery teams
  • Strong experience of capturing and confidently reporting metrics for sprint progress and outcomes including velocity, work breakdown, wastage, CI opportunities to various levels of organisation
  • Ability to identify skill gaps across development teams and support recruitment and person development to ensure programme deliverables remain on track
  • Experience with Azure DevOps and JIRA desirable

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