Scrum Master

Location: Birmingham
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: LDW21
One of our clients, a leading software house in the field of GIS, is currently looking to hire a Scrum Master to help guide their development teams through a period of record growth. The company is presently undergoing a replatforming effort, following changes in their market sector. As such, this role will play a crucial part in an imperative era in the company's history. The ideal candidate will need to show that they have strong commercial experience as a Scrum Master in a software development environment, as well as showing a true passion in their work. Further details can be found below!

Responsibilities:
- You will lead the planning and prioritisation of teams within defined Sprints, ensuring that goals are manageable in the time-frame.
- Nurture the progress of the development team in order to maintain schedules.
- Provide guidance and motivation to members of the team, building a trusting and fruitful environment in which employees can flourish.
- Champion Agile/Scrum principles to get the most out out development and the development team.

Key Skills and Experience:
- At least a BA in IT or related areas.
- Experience of 5 years or more in a Scrum Master position in a software development environment.
- Excellent people skills, being able to manage conflict, improvement and empowerment in the workplace.
- Thorough knowledge of the Scrum approach, with some technical knowledge to supplement it.
- Demonstrable desire to learn new technologies and techniques, with a view to continuous growth and development.

Benefits:
- 25 days holiday.
- Contributory Pension.
- An experienced and committed team.
- Opportunities for growth and development.

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