Agile Scrum Master
Creditsafe
Cardiff, Wales
6d ago

The scrum master plays a vital role within the delivery organisation, taking responsibility for the delivery and maintenance of products.

Working in a dynamic business environment and possibly within a geographically dispersed team, you will coach your team to ensure deliver high-quality solutions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and motivate teams in order to successfully deliver high quality business solutions.
  • Facilitate all Agile ceremonies such as daily stand-ups, refinement, demos and retrospectives.
  • Provide proactive Agile coaching and mentoring to scrum team and business stakeholders, identifying opportunities for improving outcomes.
  • Work closely with Product Owner to define the product roadmap and ensure the product backlog are in good shape for delivery.
  • Contribute to the Creditsafe Agile community, driving opportunities for improvement.
  • Provide technical leadership through coaching and mentorship to guide a scrum team towards successful delivery.
  • Take ownership of any impediments that occur within your team to ensure an appropriate solution is found, escalating where necessary.
  • Help support the team in maintaining existing software and data infrastructure.
  • Promote software quality by using Agile and lean development methodologies such as test driven development, continuous integration and continuous delivery.
  • Assess opportunities for application and process improvement and share with team members and / or affected parties.
  • Adhere to high-quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget.
  • Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team.
  • Experience

  • An understanding of IT and how an IT department operates.
  • Demonstrable Expert knowledge of Agile leadership methodologies including Scrum and Kanban, ideally leading multiple small development teams.
  • Experience of working with a geographically diverse scrum team.
  • A qualification within Agile from a recognised body e.g. scrum.org, Scrum Alliance, SAF, etc.
  • Understanding and experienced with enterprise applications and large relational databases (e.g. Postgres, Oracle).
  • Knowledge of the Atlassian suite of tools (JIRA, Confluence, Bit Bucket, Bamboo).
  • Knowledge of continuous delivery e.g. GIT, Docker, Jenkins, gradle, maven and similar technologies.
  • Knowledge of web services using architectural styles such as REST, Micro services and SOA.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple stakeholder needs across internal and external teams.
  • Ability to anticipate potential problems, determine and implement solutions.
  • Experience of coaching and helping team members develop their potential.
  • Behavioural skills

  • Analytical and critical thinking skills; agile problem-solving abilities.
  • Teamwork Encourages cooperation, collaboration and partnerships.
  • Quality Improvement Strives for high quality performance and takes initiative to make improvements and deliver results.
  • Problem Solving Identifies problems and seeks best solutions by being creative and innovative.
  • Excellent open and clear communication skills that can connect with all levels of the organisation via face-to-face and group presentation.
  • Proven team building skills with a focus on setting the team up to succeed.
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, able to work independently with little or no supervision, and is committed to the highest standards of quality for the entire release process.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced / changing environment.
  • Ability to thrive in a deadline driven, stressful project environment.
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