Scrum Master

Job Role Scrum Master

Location: Salisbury

Rate: £500 per day

Security Clearance: SC level is required for this role

Contract: 6 months+

I am recruiting a Scrum Master for a client of mine who are an IT systems integrator who operate within the UYK defence sector. As Scrum Master you will be a champion of the agile approach, coaching and supporting to ensure the agreed agile processes are being followed. They will include producing the relevant tracking and management information for both the account and customer stakeholders.


  • Agile scrum team leader and champion working within your dynamic team.
  • Working with the Resource Scheduler, the Chief and other Scrum Masters to make sure resources are placed in the agreed priority areas and resources are utilised and producing work of a good quality at a sustainable velocity.
  • Participate in sprint planning attending the Scrum of Scrum meetings.
  • Hold sprint retrospectives and feedback improvements to the team and the wider development and operations teams.
  • Relationship management between service and project for the purposes of resource planning.
  • Produce a forward sprint plan, working with the relevant technical architects, service architect, your tester and product owner.
  • Potentially manage more than one agile team depending on the size of complexity of the work backlog.
  • Make sure deliverables coming out of the team meet sprint objectives and overall business need that will satisfy the product owner and the business requirement, backed up by test results, demonstrations and inspection as agreed.
  • Make sure the deliverables are sustainable as they move into the run and operate phases.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Customer focused/Business aware
  • Team leader and Player
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Organised/Time Management
  • Proactive, forward leaning
  • Ideally previous experience of agile methods as a Scrum Master.
  • Or a good project management background with a desire to move into agile methods of delivery.
  • Strong communication, collaboration and influencing skills to work at all levels.
  • Previous examples of where you have managed project resources and client stakeholders.
  • Experience or knowledge of agile tools, such as task management tooling, e.g. Jira.