Scrum Master / Agile – Contract or Permanent

Annual Salary: £450 / day or £65k Job Ref: BH2064/RL
Date posted: February 13, 2018 Location: West Midlands


Day Rate – Circa £450 / day

Duration – 6 Months

Location – West Midlands

Scrum Master / Agile required by large scale business operating in the distribution sector.

The ideal Scrum Master / Agile profile –

  • Scrum Master certified
  • Experienced Scrum Master with specific experience of having set up a scrum team
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to discuss and present information and issues across a wide variety of individuals from senior stakeholders to shop floor operations staff to technical specialists.
  • Experience with wider Agile techniques: ATDD, TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration

Scrum Master / Agile Responsibilities –

  • Guide the teams and company on how to use Agile/Scrum practices
  • Working across senior stakeholders to remove impediments and drive ownership and engagement with the approach
  • Establishing, shaping and helping the team optimise the Daily Stand Ups, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review and Retrospectives.
  • Leading and supporting the set up and configuration of agile planning and tracking tools such as Jira, including defining story granularity, architecture review points, design input, and technical tasks dependencies.
  • Reporting of progress metrics such as burn-up, velocity, team morale and backlog health.
  • Working with the technical teams to align testing and deployment tools such as ALM and Jenkins
  • Driving the integration of the scrum methodology with existing governance mechanisms such as CABs, Release and Financial signoffs
  • Coaching the BAs, Testers and Product Owner in the mindset of scrum as well as the technical details of the ceremonies and processes

For more information please get in touch with Rob Lock – 01743 296544 –

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