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Scrum Master

  • Location: Crawley, West Sussex, England, RH11 0PL
  • Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: John Morris
  • Contact Email: j.morris@jamrecruitment.co.uk
  • Expiry Date: 02 September 2021
  • Job Ref: 029182JM_1626963583

We have embarked on a search to identify a Scrum Master (package to £80,000) to help deliver a vast array of exciting and varied programmes. This is a permanent role and is based in Crawley, West Sussex.

The organisation is a people centric business who themselves are well-respected & highly successful in the consultancy world and employ over 13,000 people who want to make a difference. They are currently making significant investments across numerous business sectors to deliver against their ambitious and exciting global expansion plan. You will likely be working in a similar Consultancy or alternatively in a significant business in the Aerospace, Space or Defence industry and in a Scrum Master Role.

Essential Duties

  • Guiding the team and organisation on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers.
  • Guiding the team on how to get the most out of self-organisation.
  • Guiding the team on self-organising to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks.
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organisation and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organisation.
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and leading by example.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Experience in playing the Scrum Master role for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Knowledge of various well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).

Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus)

  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Awareness and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team.
  • The experience in applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: various Burndown technologies, many Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills.

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