SCRUM Master, Digital Banking, Edinburgh, contract

SCRUM Master, Edinburgh, Contract, Agile – SCRUM Master to join one of our Banking programmes, coming for digital banking/Financial Services background and has extensive experience handling an agile delivery team. 

Candidate responsibilities:

  • Coaching the team in self-organization and cross-functionality
  • Removing impediments to the team’s progress to its sprint commitments
  • Facilitating scrum ceremonies including sprint planning, retrospectives, and daily stand-ups
  • Enacting change & continuous improvement to increase the productivity of the team and quality of deliverables
  • Coaching the team in organizational environments in which scrum is not yet fully adopted
  • Ensure team execution and delivery to committed sprint work
  • Protect team from over-commitment

 Service to the Product Owner:

  • Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management
  • Creates forum for communicating vision, goals, and Product Backlog items to the team
  • Teaching the team to create clear and concise Backlog items
  • Understanding long-term product planning
  • Service to the Organization
  • Leading and coaching the organization in its scrum adoption
  • Planning scrum implementations within the organization
  • Helping associates and stakeholders understand and enact scrum in their lines of business
  • Identify, manage, help mitigate project issues and risks
  • Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of scrum in the organization
  • Compliance with policies for project delivery

 Skills Required:

  • agile delivery team & SCRUM certification
  • capabilities delivery with a focus on one or more platform’s systems and operations
  • agile software development methods, including scrum and Kanban
  • Strong communication & facilitation Skills
  • working on Digital transformation programs
  • Agile Methodologies

Preferred Required:

  • Technical software development background

This advert was posted by Staffworx Limited – a UK based recruitment consultancy supporting the global E-commerce, software & consulting sectors.   Services advertised by Staffworx are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Staffworx operate a referral scheme of £500 or new iPad for each successfully referred candidate, if you know of someone suitable please forward for consideration.


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