Scrum Master

Location: Solihull
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Business Analysis & Project Management
Reference: IAT30390
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent
Scrum Master

One of the UK's fastest growing technology providers are looking for a new team member to play a massive part in the companies success. This role offers an amazing chance for career development in a fun and friendly team


* Lead the development team to reach consensus for what can be achieved during a specified period of time
* Helping the team to reach consensus during the daily scrum
* Lead the development team to ensure that they stay focused and follow the agreed-upon rules for daily scrums
* Remove obstacles that are impeding the team's progress
* Protect the development team from outside distractions planning and estimating.
* Ensure that the development team as a whole delivers against its outcomes and commitments, to the required level of quality.
* Guiding the team and organisation on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers, internal and external.
* Guiding the team on how to get the most out of self-organisation.
* Guiding the team on self-organising
* Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organisation and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organisation.
* Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
* Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
* Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
* Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
* Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
* Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.

Experience required:
* Educated to at least degree level in a Computer Science or associated discipline
* Experience in playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team, delivering commercial applications, that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.)
* Good skills and knowledge of facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
* Knowledge of various aspects of the Scrum approach. E.g. Burndown technologies, Retrospectives, Bugs management etc.).
* Strong JIRA and Confluence knowledge
* Strong knowledge of unit and integration testing approaches
* Knowledge of Git and SQL
* Demonstrated desire to learn new technologies, techniques and approaches
* Demonstrated ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, to achieve goals as agreed by within a self directed team
* Excellent communication and mentoring skills

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