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Scrum Master - Software Development - Swansea - South Wales

  • Location

    Swansea, Wales

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    Cloud and Software Tech

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package

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    Daniel Dorrington

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Scrum Master - Software Development - Swansea - South Wales

My Swansea based client has an urgent requirement for an experienced Scrum Master to join a Software Development business. As a Scrum Master you will be responsible for resolving impediments and championing the scrum process. You will be responsible for facilitating the scrum ceremonies, protecting the team from external interferences and helping the team identify areas for continuous improvement. The prime focus is helping ensure quality products are delivered to clients in a timely manner.

Within your role you will be dealing with both internal and external stakeholders as well as your team members. You will have a responsibility to ensure that not only is the framework understood but also the reasoning behind it. You will need to be pragmatic but not to the detriment of improvement.

Essential Skills & experience :

  • Demonstrable experience as a Scrum Master within a software development environment.
  • Skilled facilitator.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to resolve conflict.
  • Knowledge of an APM tool (Jira, TFS, CA Agile Central (Rally))
  • A working knowledge of the following: backlog tracking, Burndowns, Velocity, Story definition (Gherkin\Cucumber), WIP limits DoR & DoD

Desirable Skills :

  • Scrum certification.
  • Systems thinking knowledge.
  • Lean thinking.
  • Knowledge of other agile frameworks\methodologies (Kanban, XP, SAFe, LeSS, DaD).
  • Knowledge of some or all of the following: -
  • TDD
  • BDD
  • Test automation
  • Continuous integration
  • Continuous deployment

Scrum Master - Software Development - Swansea - South Wales