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Salary: £30k per year

Location: Coventry, West Midlands

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 06 May 2021

Reference: 4860

About the company:

Our client is a well-established software company based in the UK with additional offices in the US and Poland. This position will be based from the office in Coventry.

What we are looking for:

  • An enthusiastic individual with a minimum of 2 years’ experience as the Scrum Master of a development team and experience and/or training in the Agile development processes.
  • You will be able to mentor team members on Agile processes and scrum principles.
  • As a Scrum Master you will help the team to focus on sprint goals and reach for higher performance levels.
  • You will facilitate daily stand-ups, sprint planning, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives.
  • You will support the leadership team in communicating with clients and stakeholders to manage expectations, along with supporting the Product Owner.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates and supports all scrum events: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective.
  • Contributes to the advancement and improvement of Agile practices within the organisation.
  • Works with Agile coaches and other Scrum Masters to grow within the role.
  • Works with Scrum Team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision making and support organisational project or product teams.
  • Guides and coaches the Scrum Team on how to use Agile practices and principles to deliver high quality products and services to our customers.
  • Gets team to a high performing level by recognising areas of strength and improvement and employing appropriate coaching and development techniques.
  • Proactively help the team identify and resolve impediments.
  • Ability to facilitate impediment resolution in a timely, effective manner.
  • Create visibility to what and how the team is doing.
  • Management of sprint team data in Jira.

Essential Skills:

  • Effective operational proficiency with the English Language.
  • 2+ years of experience as the Scrum Master of a development team.
  • Experience and/or training in Agile development processes.
  • Experience in working with senior-level client leadership.

Desirable:

  • Educated to Degree level
  • CSM or PSM I Certification
  • Automotive Aftersales
  • Background in SaaS delivery
  • Resource Planning
  • Experience with applying test automation, test-driven development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment to achieve built-in quality by the team.