Scrum Master

Meraki

Scrum Master with SAFe certification required for global Asset Management client based in Edinburgh for initial 12 month fixed term contract.

  • Scrum Master
  • Agile - SAFe
  • JIRA
Scrum Master
£60,000 - £70,000
12 months fixed term contract initially
Edinburgh
  
Meraki Talent’s Asset Management client in Edinburgh is currently looking for a Scrum Master to join them on an initial 12-month fixed term contract basis.   
  
  
Responsibilities of the Scrum Master;
  • Building a high-performing team by applying a leadership style and leading by example
  • Guiding and coaching the team on how to get the most out of self-organisation and how to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Serving and supporting the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers
  • Guiding and coaching the team on how to get the most out of self-organisation and how to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Assessing the Scrum maturity of the team and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organisation
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments which may involve working with other teams, experts or leaders
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Protecting the team from uncontrolled expansion of work by communicating effectively with key stakeholders, including management
  • Facilitating planning discussion, work estimation, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Coordinating with other teams and via Scrum of Scrums to pass information bi-directionally facilitating inter-team dialog opportunities to remove impediments
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency and radiating information
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog in support of sprint planning
  
  
Background of the Scrum Master;
  • Agile - SAFe certification
  • Demonstrated leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Knowledge of patterns and techniques including: Burndown techniques, Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.
  • Knowledge and facility with Agile tools such as JIRA which are used to capture user stories and track a team’s progress
  • Knowledge and developing awareness of applying game-oriented facilitation techniques and tools
  
  
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