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Scrum Master

  • Location

    Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Scrum Master

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £0 - 52k per year + £52,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    James Peck

  • Contact email:

    James.peck@thebridgeit.com

  • Contact phone:

    0113 380 1905

  • Job ref:

    2419JP

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-29

  • Consultant:

    James Peck

Scrum Master - Harrogate - £52,000 plus benefits.

The Bridge IT have partnered with a financial organisation based in Harrogate to recruit a Scrum Master. The client in question are global market leader, looking to modernise their current technology stack. You will join the Cloud Platform Engineering framework team where you’ll help the team develop solutions for cloud integration around platforms that support the world’s largest financial enterprises. You will run the Agile platform teams, delivering business value.

Role Responsibilities
Uses the ability to communicate clearly and concisely to conduct Daily Scrum meetings. Guides and develops clear Sprint standards while keeping team engaged and on task. Responsible for enacting Scrum values and practices. Provides updates on the teams performance, removing impediments that hinder team progress and facilitates Grooming/Refinement, Sprint Planning, Demos, Retrospectives and Daily Standup meetings for the assigned team(s). Guides team to adhere to working agreements, helps to resolve impediments and creates a culture of continuous improvement by fostering empowerment and promoting best practices for platform maintenance and development. Creates a team environment by establishing trust and transparency through collaboration & communication.

Promotes a collaborative team environment that fosters creativity and innovation. Engages team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition encourages discussion and conflict resolution. Initiates, builds and maintains positive relationships with IT and internal customers to help facilitate effective completion of project work.

Partners with the development leads or appropriate team member for capacity planning and resource allocation in Agile tools. Guards and shields the team(s) from distractions and interruptions from external interferences.

Coaches teams to break down business requirements into stories and tasks. Promotes and leads team to continuous improvement of structure, processes and tooling to enable the teams to deliver increased value. Champions accountability within and outside the team. Routinely demonstrates a good understanding of the overall business and of the business and technical terms presented.

Uses strong analytical and problem resolution skills to identify difficult sources of impediments.

Skills Required
Project management experience preferably within an established IT project management office or serving as a project manager for an Information Technology department.

Certified Scrum Master

Strong knowledge of Agile approaches, previous experience with Agile tools and techniques.

Other Agile project management certifications (CSM, SAFe, PMI-ACP)