Scrum Master - Agile Lead

Thinkers Connect Limited
£50k - £80k pa + Bonus & Benefits
16 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Scrum Master

Scrum Master / Agile / Digital / Scrum / BDD / TDD / XP / Lean

Our client is a multi-award winning digital company with exciting technology projects across a range of sectors, using technology to transform businesses while putting users at the centre of software solutions.

With Agile at the heart of every project, the successful Scrum Master will have influence over teams of talented technologists, driving progression, innovation and excellence. In this collaborative professional environment, the successful candidate will find themselves amongst dedicated and enthusiastic colleagues who share values such as continuous learning and development. Here, you will have the chance to make a real impact on digital projects across multiple industries.


- Leadership of a Scrum team, facilitating self-organisation to enable the successful delivery of large scale digital projects fulfilling user-centric needs in line with client requirements, taking guidance from and working collaboratively with the Delivery Manager.
- High level client relationship management, ensuring the continued development of relationships for future interests.
- Proactive use and application of exemplary existing industry knowledge to promote continuous improvement and delivery of Agile best practices.
- Effective leadership of Scrum ceremonies, identifying potential blockers and removing them to accelerate progress and to allow the reporting and project tracking to be timely and efficient.
- Taking a consultative approach and using imagination to inspire your team.


- A minimum of two years' demonstrable experience within a Scrum Master position.
- Excellent knowledge of software development processes, as well as Agile software testing techniques, including TDD and BDD.
- Interest in and knowledge of XP and Lean practices.
- Scrum Master Certification.
- Demonstrable experience of the successful leadership of large-scale Agile transformation pieces,
- Evidence of the promotion of continued improvements within mature Agile teams.
- A passion for learning more about Agile as well as a hunger to keep up to date with new management tools and techniques to facilitate yourself, your team and to enable project success.
- Desire to actively contribute to the Agile community via innovative methods such as thought leadership events and blogging.
- Experience working with distributed Scrum teams, as well as complex environments and inter-dependent teams, with the ability to use innovative techniques to bring the best out in all team members.
- Resilience, tenacity and drive to achieve results in line with client and user requirements.

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to undertake travel to client locations on a regular basis.