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Scrum Master | Remote | Outside IR35 | £500+ per day

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Digital, Product and Design

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job functions:

    Scrum Master

  • Salary:

    £500 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Jess Deane

  • Contact email:

    jessica.deane@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    JD82354_1661418236

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6-12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Scrum Master | Remote | Outside IR35 | £500+ per day

My Client is one of the world's leading producers of premium entertainment content that connects billions of people in nearly every country in the world.

The Scrum Master has primary responsibility to plan, track, and deliver the projects to which they are assigned. He/she will identify key stakeholders and help define the project objectives. The Scrum Master manages projects according to my clients approved project frameworks, including both Agile and Waterfall project management approaches. He/she must be able to take an active senior leadership role in the team and create an environment that fosters the prescribed best practice methods and processes. Finally, the Scrum Master must be able to identify issues proactively, resolve conflicts, escalate if necessary, and work across the organization to execute the project.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the multiple scrum teams throughout the whole software development lifecycle

  • Scrum Master of software development cross-functional teams, comprising of onsite / offsite engineers, QA, and an engineering manager

  • Scrum Master for content delivery and fulfilment teams including work with Infrastructure/SRE and API teams on backend technical roadmap initiatives

  • Manage releases across several teams by tracking fix versions in Jira and working with technical leads for deployments

  • Collaborate with Engineering Core engineers and various partners to prioritize and coordinate development efforts to deliver on schedule

  • Coach, facilitate and maintain a steady and beneficial Agile process methodologies for the teams, driving process and transparency

  • Communicate with the business around teams' velocity and projects health while supporting the PMO in reporting on all teams' status

  • Prepare and lead project plans, documentation, risk mitigation and resource management as needed for cross-team initiatives and large projects/programs

  • Act as a Scrum Master for 1-3 Scrum teams, working on multiple concurrent projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • Scrum Master certification with deep understanding of all things Agile (Scrum, Kanban and other methodologies)

  • 5+ years multi-project management experience in a technical (SDLC) environment

  • (Nice to have) Experience with Bitbucket, GitHub and Jenkins

  • Deep knowledge of agile and traditional frameworks

  • Extensive experience road mapping, planning, Gantt as well as fostering iterative processes and feedback milestones in the SDLC

  • Proficiency in tools: Jira, Confluence, Office 365, Slack

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate ideas in a fast-paced creative environment

Process:

Hit apply and I (Jessica Deane) will give you a call to discuss in more detail, from there we will get your CV across to the client, in which we will get feedback in 24 hours and look to set you up the 1st stage interview within the week.

There are 2 positions for this so please don't hesitate to apply.

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