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Scrum Master

Scrum Master
Posted
Oct 05

Description

This role is 100% remote for the foreseeable future. We will accept applications from anywhere in the UK.

Zaizi requires an experienced Scrum Master to join various projects in the different stages and help our team be self-organising to build and iterate user-centred services for our customers and sustain a high level of performance. You will be adaptable and would not hesitate to get hands on if needed. In performing the role, you will be expected to use your knowledge and experience of agile delivery principles to build and run digital s...Read more

Description

This role is 100% remote for the foreseeable future. We will accept applications from anywhere in the UK.

Zaizi requires an experienced Scrum Master to join various projects in the different stages and help our team be self-organising to build and iterate user-centred services for our customers and sustain a high level of performance. You will be adaptable and would not hesitate to get hands on if needed. In performing the role, you will be expected to use your knowledge and experience of agile delivery principles to build and run digital services.

As a supplier side Scrum Master, this role will involve interaction with customer’s senior stakeholders and management. Strong analytical, organisational, and presentation skills are essential combined with excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to manage expectations and issues effectively and establish/maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence.

 

Requirements

  • Qualified Scrum Master with a minimum of 2 years experience in a multidisciplinary team, successfully implementing software development projects using Agile methodologies, managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with cross functional teams.
  • Ideally you will have developed and coached an agile team building performance throughout the project delivery cycle.
  • You will be comfortable working with a physical board (post-it notes and whiteboard) as well as experienced in the use of Atlassian product suite including Jira and Confluence including the generation of meaningful reports from these tools.
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of agile project management principles and practices, such as Scrum and Kanban.
  • Experience in conducting Agile ceremonies such as Daily Stand-up, Show and Tells, Retrospectives etc, and provide governance reports if required.
  • Experience of having delivered projects in the public sector using the Government Digital Service (GDS) guidelines; ideally having managed projects through various GDS reviews.
  • Experience working as a Scrum Master within multidisciplinary teams, including Product Managers, User Researchers, Designers, Technical Architects, Developers, Testers, Business Analysts and Platform Engineers.
  • As a Client facing position, you should be comfortable owning budgets, project RAID log and removing impediments whilst working with client staff including senior stakeholders, product owners and subject matter experts enabling the development of a prioritised and agreed backlog.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence.
  • The ability to be able to support prioritise deliverables when needed ensuring wider objective goals are met as well as day to day deliverables.

 

SC Clearance:

Zaizi works with UK Central Government departments on a range of projects. To be able to work on our customer projects, employees must be Security Cleared to a standard acceptable to our Government customers (SC / DV). Due to this restriction we can currently only recruit candidates who have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship and who have lived in the UK for the last 10+ years continuously.

 

Benefits

Fully remote with occasional travel to head office and possible client site based depending on project.

25 days paid holiday, plus bank holidays
BUPA medical insurance
Workplace Pension
Life Assurance
Cyclescheme

 

Why should you choose Zaizi?
Flexible working
Career development
Training plans
Work on exciting projects - making a difference
Empowered to make decisions
Encouraged to fail fast and learn quickly
We won’t hold you back
Zaizi family
Social events
Charity fundraisers

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