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Scrum Master

About the role

We’re looking for someone who is experienced in building out solid, practical frameworks within businesses from a Scrum (Agile) perspective.

If you’re looking to build out your portfolio of Scrum implementations and you want to help a well-regarded transport software company in driving efficiency, then your next career step is surely to be an exciting one.

The opportunity:

Being a scrum master within this rapidly expanding business, you will take current processes and work with internal and external teams to improve workload and project prioritisation to better suit all involved. It will entail coaching adaptive Scrum teams in the ways of agile working.

You will:

  • Be based in Newcastle or Leicester and be able to commute to the office 2 days per week.

  • Coach teams in the transition to Agile ways of working.

  • Support 2-3 scrum teams.

  • Plan and implement scrum ceremonies with teams and the Product Owner.

  • Effectively report on team metrics and progress, with focus on continuous improvement.

  • Support teams to achieve goals by removing impediments.

  • Administrate sprint tools (Microsoft Azure DevOps) with regular monitoring and analysis of sprint cadence and efficiency.

  • Work with wider teams, Scrum Masters, Product Owners to plan increments, identifying and mitigating risks and dependencies.

  • Facilitating effective, transparent communication within the team and externally.

Benefits:

  • Pension – Auto enrolment. 5% employee and 3% employer contribution

  • Life Assurance – X2 of the employee’s annual salary

  • 25 days holiday, this will increase to 26 after 5 years’ service, and to 28 after 10 years’ service

  • Company sick pay policy

  • Hybrid working (currently set at min 2 days per week in the office)

  • Access to a personal and company bonus scheme up to 10%

  • Access to the employee share scheme

  • Professional membership support

  • Eye care vouchers

  • Paid social events such as Christmas party

  • Fresh fruit, coffee, and cans of pop in the office.

The ideal candidate will also be confident in dealing with senior staff and challenge procedures and ways of working where appropriate. You should be familiar in dealing with transitional projects, preferably in the IT sector.

If this sounds like it could be a good fit, click ‘Apply Now’ and a member of our team will be in touch.

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