Engineering

Scrum Master

  • Location

    Southampton

  • Sector:

    Defence

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £57000 per annum + pension

  • Contact:

    Kristina Filipovic

  • Contact email:

    k.filipovic@ioassociates.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH79968_1655738655

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Kristina Filipovic

Scrum Master (DV/SC Cleared) - Hampshire/SE London
To £57,000 p/a (with potential to increase for truly exceptional performance at assessment)

iO have an exciting opportunity for a Scrum Master to work alongside the Senior Programme Manager for our Government client. As a result of some exciting programme wins, we currently have a permanent vacancy for a Scrum Master to supporting a multi-functional team and to manage the scheduling of project delivery, change and new business. This position is a full time, permanent role to support the discovery, design, configuration, and implementation of our solution.

Applicants must have SC clearance and be willing to undergo DV.
Working in the Land, Air and Maritime domains, this role is expected to predominantly support our on-delivery programmes.
Work location will be in Farnborough but will require visits to customer sites

Main Responsibility:

  • Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices
  • Helping the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization
  • Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments
  • Help the scrum and development teams to identify and fill in blanks in the Agile framework
  • Resolve conflicts and issues that occur
  • Help the scrum team achieve higher levels of scrum maturity
  • Support the product owner and provide education where needed


Skills & Expertise required:

  • Prior experience leading a scrum team for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Ability to analyse and think quickly and to resolve conflict
  • Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum
  • Ability to determine what is scrum and what is not
  • Experience with successful Agile techniques
  • Ability to work with and lead a team
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Self-motivation and ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction

Desired Skills:

  • Prior experience leading a scrum team for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Awareness and experience with Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing.
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team.
  • The experience in applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: various Burndown technologies, many Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills.


CLEARANCE REQUIRED:

  • Requirement to have or undergo high level clearance (DV)


In return our client can offer following:
They provide an employment package that attracts, develops, and retains only the best in talent.
Reward scheme includes:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
  • Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers, and cycle to work scheme


Commitment to Diversity:
They welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. They foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

Keen? Apply immediately to Kristina with your CV