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Agile Coach / Scrum Master

Job Title: Agile Coach / Scrum Master
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Industry:
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits, parking etc ....
Start Date: 2018-04-23
Reference: DG/17607
Contact Name: Debbie Gregory
Contact Email: debbie.gregory@gsatechsource.com
Job Published: April 23, 2018 10:53

Job Description

Agile Coach / Scrum Master
 
We are looking for an experienced Agile Coach / Scrum Master to help our client create their next generation of cutting-edge applications. You will work closely with other stakeholders, developers, domain experts and customers in a creative environment to ensure agile teams work as effectively and productively as possible.

They are a Scrum team, leveraging industry standard Agile approaches to software development such as Stories and Story points, sprints, retrospectives, agile estimating techniques and a focus on test-driven quality disciplines and software craftsmanship. We develop software applications using leading-edge Java & JavaScript technologies and tools.

CORE SKILLS

Demonstrating strong knowledge of and background with Agile concepts

Possessing prior experience coaching teams in Agile adoption or as a Scrum Master

Experience of running distributed agile teams

Have previous technical software development experience

Exposure to Java and JavaScript programming languages

Having some background or coursework in Computer Science

 
ADVANCED SKILLS

Scrum Coach certification

Scrum Master certification

Behaviour Driven Development and supporting tools (Cucumber, JBehave etc)

Experience coaching at large organizations with non-co-located development teams

Scrum sprint management using Jira


PERSON SPECIFICATION

Strong interpersonal skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to follow and suggest improvements to procedures

Ability to communicate both technical and non-technical information, depending upon the audience

Excellent client facing and presentation skills


Our client can offer:
  • A large modern open plan working environment
  • Excellent transport links to wider community
  • Flexible benefits package which allows tailored benefits dependent upon circumstances
  • Structured training and on-going personal development  

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop software applications using leading-edge technologies and tools.

The initial starting salary is £37,000 to £43,000 and also comes with on-site parking, 25 days holiday, excellent pension, and a great flexible benefits package that can be tailored to your needs including healthcare, life assurance, childcare vouchers etc.

The role will be based north of Bristol, near Bradley Stoke and Patchway. It is close to the M4 and M5 motorways and the Almondsbury Interchange. Parking is provided.

Please call our offices for an informal discussion or forward your CV for an immediate response.

 

 

 



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