Scrum Master - Java (Financial Services/Banking)
West Midlands
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USD £50000 - 64400 per annum
REF: VN-14195_1574941560

Scrum Master
VN-14195
L&G
Birmingham

A reputable financial organisation based in Birmingham are seeking a talented and technology-enthused Scrum Master to join their organisation and play a pivotal role in delivering multiple transformation projects.

You need to be passionate about designing and developing financial products, ideally within a regulatory environment.

Job Duties

Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
Take full responsibility for the delivery of the Backlog
Liaise with PMs / external stakeholders & keep them engaged on the backlog progress
Sizing / Estimating
Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
Managing dependencies including 3rd party liaisons
Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
Supporting and educating the Product Owner / Business Champions, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
People management of the squad


Skills Required

Proven experience as a Scrum master for a squad of software engineers
Experience of backlog delivery on platforms underpinned by Java / APIs / Microservices and similar technology stack
Understanding of Microservices
Understanding of DevOps
Line / People Management skills
Expert in collaboration tools such as JIRA
Understanding of Software Release Management lifecycle

Benefits
Whatever your role, rewards ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after things that matter to you.

Benefits including:
A generous pension scheme
Life assurance
27 holiday days
Overtime Pay
Private medical insurance
Performance related bonuses
A variety of share schemes
Discounts on high street and our own great products


Within a fast-paced, technology-focused environment this role is sure to be a quick turnaround - so don't miss out!


If you are looking to be part of a friendly, energetic company in the West Midlands then please click the 'apply now' function or alternatively please contact Jaxson.

Certes Computing (and all of its subsidiary companies) is committed to promoting equality and diversity in its business operations.
Published:
28th Nov 2019
Sector:
IT
Start Date:
ASAP
Type / Duration:
Permanent
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