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Scrum Master - SC Cleared

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Project/Programme Delivery

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £425 - £475 per day

  • Contact:

    Roddy Coltart

  • Contact email:

    roddyc@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    475

  • Salary low:

    425

  • Job ref:

    ScrumMast_1600940947

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    4 months +

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Scrum Master - SC Cleared required. A Scrum Master who ideally has current SC Clearance and PLM experience is required by Montash's client, a leading technology company, based in Bristol. Please note that this role will be mostly remote, although you must be prepared to travel to client site in Bristol on occasion.

The Scrum Master must have the following experience:

  • Level 1 Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)
  • Exemplifies and promotes Agile values and principles
  • Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, situational awareness, conflict resolution continual improvement and coaching skills
  • Knowledge of an agile framework or method (i.e. Scrum, Scrum of Scrums), or understanding of software development life cycle models as well as in-depth knowledge of traditional project management principles and practices
  • Adept at user story refinement, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques
  • Planning and problem solving with product management and delivery teams
  • Experience training and mentoring other team members
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating meetings at multiple levels of an organization and an understanding of facilitation techniques. Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Capable of interacting with stakeholders at all levels and creating clear and concise documentation
  • Experienced presenter and facilitator with a track record for influencing and guiding customers & users
  • Candidates should be cleared to SC level

Ideally the Scrum Master will have the following experience:

  • Level 2 Scrum Master certification (CSP, PSM II)
  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of product or project development experience, or 3 years of project development experience on an Agile Team or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Knowledge of other agile approaches: DevOps or DevSecOps
  • XP Kanban, DAD, SAFe, FDD etc
  • Experience of agile techniques INVEST, 3 Amigos, BDD, TDD, Pairing, Automated testing and continuous integration
  • Experience using collaboration tool e.g. Jira and Confluence
  • Applicable knowledge of Siemens PLM technologies
  • Delivering business and technical PLM implementation experience
  • A broad range of experience with PLM solutions
  • Knowledge and experience of a range of mainstream technology solutions along with an understanding of modern architectural principles including SOA

The Scrum Master will be responsible for the following:

  • Adopt a customer focus to understanding what the customer and user needs
  • Guide and coach the scrum team on agile practices and principles to deliver quality products
  • Facilitating the agile delivery, ensuring scope and objectives are understood by the scrum team
  • Supporting the Product Owner to develop a Product Roadmap and maintain a prioritised Product Backlog
  • Coordinates the agile ceremonies including daily scrum, sprint planning, review and retrospectives
  • Manages the agreed sprint backlog, monitoring the burndown and maintaining velocity
  • Leading the cross functional scrum team to influence and drive decisions, supporting the PO managing stakeholder expectations
  • Continuously improve the high performing team through recognition of strengths and development opportunity
  • Ensures any blocker / impediments to the scrum teams progress is surfaced and resolved as soon as possible
  • Attends the scrum of scrums and supports the senior scrum master. Works with Agile coaches and other Scrum Masters to grow within the role
  • Collaborates with programme leadership team communicating progress in the scrum of scrums as well as participating in Programme increment Planning

If you are a good fit please apply immediately.