Scrum Master
Amber Labs
London, United Kingdom
4h ago

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
  • Private Healthcare
  • A range of flexible benefits
  • Company away-days
  • 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
  • Ideal :

  • Prior Consultancy experience is highly desirable
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