Scrum Master

Competitive | Winchester | Contract
Posted 10 months ago

ASAP START! Scrum Master – Hampshire – 6-18 month contract term – £370 per day (inside IR35)

Are you a local certified Scrum Master with at least 2 years’ experience guiding and steering development to adopt and utilise Agile processes to ensure success, and fast…? If so, I need to hear from you!

I am looking for a pragmatist with excellent communication and negotiation skills, someone able to build trust at all levels. Our Hampshire-based client has recently implemented Sitecore CMS, and are looking for a Scrum Master to join this dynamic and exciting project to take the team through a period of consolidation and development and fully utilise the power of the platform.

Responsible for overseeing two scrum teams, you will be experienced and skilled at using Scrum Agile processes to get the best out the team, and ensure effective development to meet the business need. Working closely with the Sitecore Product owner and the Development Manager, you will assist in the organisations development of an effective Agile development process, guiding and steering us as appropriate and taking a pragmatic and ‘output’ based approach.

Your skills and experience will cover…
• Being a Scrum Master for at least 2 years, using Scrum Agile methods and practices
• Maintaining the product backlog, running sprints and sprint planning, facilitating retrospectives and show and tell, reporting on sprint progress through burn down charts
• Leading, guiding and empowering a multi-disciplinary team not expert in Agile and coaching them in the process and required behaviours.
• Experience of taking a pragmatic approach to moving forwards in a large organisation, adjusting processes and methods accordingly
• Experienced at managing software development, in particular around, code management, handling bugs and defects, integration with release management
• Overseeing of in sprint testing
• Excellent communication and mentoring skills
• Public Sector/ Local Government experience (highly desirable)
• Sitecore (8.2) or other CMS development
• Agile tools in Team Foundation Server or Visual Studio Team Services

If you feel your skills and experience will be a good fit for this role, please give me a call and/or send over your current CV to me at: // 01892 553 231

NB: This is an URGENT role will close this week for applications. I will endeavour to respond to your application, however if you don’t hear back from me within 7 days please assume you’ve not been successful this time.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Sarah Waller
01892 553 231

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