Scrum Master

Scrum Master

Home based role

6 month contract

Outside IR35

£550 - £650 per day

*Please note this role requires SC Clearance

Job Description

We are embarking on an agile transformation with a key client and delivering a comprehensive new set of cloud services. We will be building a greenfield end to end on-premise cloud solution which will provide a platform for users to interact from various locations.

Managed Service utilising a multi-tenant private cloud to replace a complex legacy Enterprise infrastructure. This will require a high level of automation and repeatable component design patterns to allow the deployment of customer business solutions within short time frames. The project will make heavy use of Windows and VMware technologies, along with Ansible, Terraform and Scripting supported by niche infrastructure and applications.

The role is for a Scrum Master to provide leadership of an Agile Team. Working closely with a client based Product Owner, the Scrum Master will ensure the team lives agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices that the team agreed they would use and which are in line with the client's intended ways of working.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Clearing obstacles

  • Establishing an environment where the team can be effective

  • Addressing team dynamics

  • Ensuring a good relationship between the team aswell as others outside the team

  • Protecting the team from outside interruptions and distractions

  • Representing Sopra Steria at client led ceremonies such as Scrum of Scrums and PI Planning

Facilitating and attending all relevant agile ceremonies (iteration planning, retrospective, backlog refinement etc.)

Required Skills

  • Managing an agile team

  • Providing Agile Coaching

  • Facilitating Agile ceremonies

  • Supporting the Agile Transformation

  • Working with the Authority Product Owner to ensure requirements are understood and ready to start

  • Ensuring the team follow agreed engineering processes

  • Or at least 3 relevant years' experience and are prepared to complete the course before taking up the role.