Scrum Master

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We are looking for an enthusiastic driven individual to join our team here at Zinkworks as a Scrum Master.

As a Scrum Master, you will be working with teams in the Telecoms or the financial sector who are working on innovative and exciting technology.

 

Job Summary:

The Scrum Master is a servant-leader for the Agile Team, supporting its creation of high-value deliverables to customers and its progress towards high performance. Acts as a single point of contact and liaison between the Program/Project line and the development team.

Duties:

  • Organize and facilitate Scrum ceremonies including daily standups, sprint reviews and retrospectives and refinement sessions.
  • Driving areas of improvement, leading process improvement and change initiatives for future sprints.
  • Support the Product Owner in planning the product feature backlog.
  • Remove team and external impediments to ensure the team deliver on commitments.
  • Lead the gathering and use of data to help the teams and group function effectively and improve, such as sprint/release progress, budget tracking, team metrics and product metrics.
  • Motivate the teams, support conflict resolution, promote successes and challenge failings.
  • Works with the Line Manager to ensure that the team configuration matches the development and support needs.
  • Lead the adoption of Agile principles and practices within the team.
  • Promote, support, and protect self-organization through empowerment.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • The ideal candidate will have a third level qualification and/or equivalent industry experience in computer science and technology.
  • 1-3 years working as a Scrum Master.
  • Experience in a commercially focused technology organization (Telco is a big advantage).
  • Java or DevOps development experience would also be a big plus.
  • Knowledge of Cloud Native technologies.
  • Experience with SDLC and artefact management tools such as JIRA.
  • A deep knowledge of Agile approaches including Scrum and the ability to leverage other techniques.
  • Excellent interpersonal, listening and communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving ability and capability to react to changing requirements.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills including the ability to effectively track and prioritize workloads.
  • Well-developed leadership and problem-solving skills, including the ability to help the team in handling failures and setbacks to the team’s effective performance.
  • The ability to understand and to relate effectively to the technical roles within the team.

 

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