Digital Scrum Master - Agile

Job Title: Digital Scrum Master - Agile
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bradford
Salary: £450 - £500 per day Umbrella - INSIDE IR35
Start Date: August 2017
Reference: JD%2FC%2F16946
Contact Name: Jackie Dean
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2017 18:09

Job Description

Our government client is building a team of outstanding people who will create and run new and improved digital services. We will be using modern technology and Agile development methods, and release as much of the work as possible as open source software.

Scrum Masters are an essential component of our clients multi-disciplinary Agile teams.

You will ensure Agile techniques are adhered to by the Scrum team, acting as a mentor and coach on best practices to ensure that the team maximises the benefits that the Agile development methodology provides.

Support the management by providing: business data validation and technical elaboration; mapping requirements to solution architecture and dependent systems; identifying technical specifications and interface definitions; manage IT stakeholders to deliver IT changes in line with project requirements; and produce delivery specifications.

Delivery tasks include: working with the team to identify lifecycles for delivering IT changes in line with the programme roadmap; liaising with system owners and suppliers through design, development, testing and implementation phases; integration of delivery plans to ensure that key inbound/outbound dependencies are understood and managed; ensure that commercial and financial approval processes are followed; collate and evaluate costs across delivery options; add input to testing strategy and aid issue resolution.

Essential Skills and Experience:

Proven experience in delivering high quality digital projects and products.
Proven experience using Agile project management methods.
Experience of management - setting direction, coaching/managing staff and being an enabler of change.
Proven experience working in a similar role
Proven experience balancing multiple priorities on large-scale, high-visibility projects and employing techniques to deal with ambiguity.
Proven ability to challenge and remove any unnecessary barriers to service delivery.
Demonstrable experience in coaching and mentoring multi-disciplinary teams in agile best practice techniques.

CV Submission Deadline: Wednesday 26/07/2017 @ 15:00pm GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.

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