Role Scrum Master (SC clearance required)
Location : Onsite (Currently offsite due to Covid)
Timings : ASAP
Type : Permanent or Contract
Salary : £50,000 - 80,000
We are a client obsessed specialist consultancy, who do not deviate from our core specialisms : Data Engineering, Data Science and Cloud Infrastructure.
At our core we are a partner-driven organisation focused on customer success and fostering an excellent internal culture for our team.
Enabling us to implement rapid agile digital transformations across a varie ty of industries, which is further augmented by our accelerators and automation toolsets.
We invest heavily in R&D & Thought-Leadership to provide innovative and cutting-edge solutions to our clients.
We believe that our people are what makes us the company we are. Therefore, we have chosen to adopt a partnership model, ensuring that we all share in the success.
With only 4 levels in our hierarchy between consultant and partner, everyone is empowered to have a positive influence in the way we do things.
You can expect :
Competitive salary & Bonus
25 days' holiday plus bank holidays
A range of flexible benefits
Role & Responsibilities :
Manage product and project production timelines using outlines and timelines to meet deadlines, supporting your team in doing their best work.
Work with associated teams to ensure effective design and implementation, as well as validation and QA to make the project meet outlined requirements.
Organize and facilitate sprints, daily scrums, necessary meetings, and team stand-ups to effectively maintain the project timeline and address any issues head-on.
Lead the team in learning Agile methodologies to help them produce their best work and maintain productivity goals.
Review team members as required and make adjustments when necessary to ensure adherence to project turnaround times.
Adhere to the project lifecycle based on projections and course correct as needed, collaborating with team mates to ensure deadlines are met and issues are addressed.
Establish Scrum Master best practices for the larger team.
Act as a liaison between your team and management, the client, and stakeholders as needed, communicating project timelines and deadlines in an efficient manner.
Create progress documentation as needed for management and assist the team in addressing any questions or concerns that may arise.
Identify key KPIs during the project lifecycle and address opportunities to improve with team support.
Work with the team to elevate their scrum maturity and review their work after sprints to ensure it meets the project requirements.
Work in conjunction with various associated teams to address any backlogs, handle any new requests, and identify opportunities for improvement.
Stay current with industry best practices and implement changes where applicable.
Essential Requirements :
Proven experience as a Scrum Master or similar role required, including experience in IT project management
Experience with delivering cloud-based solutions in Azure or AWS
Strong knowledge of Agile and its associated technologies, patterns, tools, practices and frameworks
A deep understanding of Scrum techniques and its associated artifacts, including user stories, backlog refinement, definition of done, etc
Knowledge of and experience with Lean Thinking, LeSS, eXtreme Programming, Kanban, SAFe and Lean Startup
A solid understanding of the software development lifecycle, with proven experience in leading a team to meet defined milestones and deadlines
Accreditation in Scrum Master certification such as Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Product Owner (CSPO), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) or another associated certification required
Stellar problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to think creatively to resolve issues and conflicts
Strong time-management and organizational skills that also support the team in developing those same skill sets
Outstanding communication skills, with the ability to lead a team to success while supporting associated departments
Prior Consultancy experience is highly desirable