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Scrum Master

  • Location

    City of Westminster, London

  • Sector:

    Cloud and Software Tech

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £450 - £530 per day

  • Contact:

    Amy Harris

  • Contact email:

    amyh@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    530

  • Salary low:

    450

  • Job ref:

    SM210519_1558463460

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Montash have been engaged by a leading Consultancy to source a Scrum Master on large UI project. The end client is a Government Client and BPSS Clearance will be required. The role is outside of IR35.

The Scrum Master will be responsible for:

Co-ordinate and track the activities of the team, using an agile Kanban based approach and assist the team in overcoming blockers to progress. In general, the Scrum Master will guide and direct the team to follow agile best practices including:

  • Create a product increment using agile practices, like:
    • Continuous Integration
    • Acceptance Test Driven Development
    • Test Driven Development
    • Build Automation
    • Re-factoring
    • Coding Standards
  • Define the Sprint Goal
  • Plan the Sprint for the highest prioritized Product Backlog Items, resulting in a Sprint Backlog
  • Update the Risk Backlog
  • Create, maintaining and improving the development environment (incl. test-environment, build environment, collaboration environment, etc)
  • Estimating open Product Backlog Items for the candidate of the next sprints
  • Perform Daily Scrums
  • Supporting the Product Owner to maintain and update the Product Backlog by analysing and breaking-down Product Backlog Items as well as suggesting re-factoring and other improvements to the Product Owner
  • Presenting the results of the Sprint, in particular the Potentially Shippable Product Increment
  • Performing Sprint Retrospectives