Scrum Master

  • Confidential
  • Stevenage, UK
  • 04 Nov, 2021
Full Time Government

Job Description

Job title: Scrum Master

Type: Full time

Location: Stevenage

Salary: Up to £48,000 + Generous Package DOE

Clearance level: Ability to obtain or currently hold SC Clearance

Benefits:

37 hour week.
Paid Overtime that can accrue to up to 15 extra holiday
Bonus (paid for past 12 years)
Pension up to 14%
Wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.
Flexible working
25 days holiday + Bank Holiday (option to buy additional 5 days)
Life assurance
Share Scheme
Gold award Investors in people
Sunday Times top 25 large companies to work for

About the opportunity:

Our client is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. They value and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

As the team(s) Scrum Master you will play a pivotal role in enabling team(s) new to Agile shift to an Agile way of working. This is a transformational role that will be focused on team-level value, embedding agile ways of working at the team level and collaborating with the larger scaled Agile programme

Skills & Requirements:

A passionate and energetic scrum master to guide and to help grow 1 or 2 small teams who are new to Agile and Scrum.
A role model that enacts an Agile behaviours and the ability to coach others on the Agile mind-set, behaviours, frameworks and practices
A strong coach, someone experienced and confident with coaching at both the team and the leadership level.
An excellent facilitator, someone who can build psychological safety within their teams, and help protect and shield their teams from outside distractions
Someone with experience of transformation and being part of a large change programme
Experience of implementing a scaling framework like Scrum at Scale, LeSS, or NEXUS.
Experience of applying scrum in a hardware or systems engineering context.

Responsibilities

You will be expected to embed Agile practices
optimise team performance
Be the servant leader and coach the team day-to-day in a complex programme landscape.
You will need to adapt agile ways of working to a challenging context.
Balancing pragmatic application of Agile practices (today) while continually challenging the team,
Product Owner and organization to improve its way of working while working with an emerging network of Agile coaches to improve the organisation

If you are interested in this role as Scrum master please contact me on (phone number removed) or by email