IT Scrum Master

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15 days ago

Scrum Master

Location: Ireland - Dublin - Hybrid or Remote

Job type: Full time - Permanent

Salary: €65,000 - €70,000

Sector and subsector: Information Technology


The Dublin-based client is an innovative R&D tech hub that delivers industry-leading digital solutions for its clients and colleagues. Our client is the world's leading insurance broker and risk advisor. They provide industry-focused brokerage, consulting, and claims advocacy services, leveraging data, technology, and analytics to help reduce our clients' total cost of risk.

The Transaction Data Management (TDM) and Management Intelligence (MI) team is seeking an experienced and proactive Scrum Master for a distributed agile team.

What's on Offer?

  • Fantastic benefits including up to 12% pension contribution &Healthcare Cover
  • Top of the range L&D program including Study Support
  • Excellent Career Progression opportunities, expanding the team's capacity and capability
  • 35 hour working week with Flexible working arrangements
  • Sports & Social clubs/Wellness Programme
  • Paid annual leave and ability to purchase additional leave days
  • Travel ticket / bike to work / dental are optional/ Subsidised canteen
  • Subsidised canteen


  • Establish, organise, and run the usual Scrum ceremonies for two busy Scrum teams, one in Dublin and one in India.
  • Ensure Agile / Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, and where necessary coach the teams in implementing and practicing Agile principles.
  • Track Scrum metrics in JIRA including team velocity and sprint / release progress and communicate this internally and externally, improving transparency and accountability.
  • Help the product owner establish and enforce sprint priorities and release delivery deadlines. Ensure business objectives are understood and achieved by holding teams accountable for meeting sprint commitments.


  • 4+ years working as a Scrum Master in a distributed Agile team with CSM or equivalent.
  • A proven track record of being a servant / leader in a Scrum team. You will need the strength drive the teams and to remove blockers. You will be expected to improve processes through active management of the outcomes of retrospectives.
  • Strong team player; able to work effectively within a team and more broadly with people from a variety of backgrounds and areas across the organization.
  • Understanding of the Data Quality domain and the delivery of KPI dashboards
  • Ability to help technical team members and senior non-technical product owners to make the appropriate decisions.
  • Assertive and fact-based communicator with excellent communication skills and an ability to explain technical issues to a business audience and vice-versa.
  • Influencing and negotiation skills in a virtual / remote environment. You will be based in Dublin with the team, but your customers are in Europe, the US and Asia.


  • Additional qualifications such as CSPO (or equivalent), PMP etc.
  • Exposure to SQL, QlikView, Qlik Sense, Informatica DQ
  • Strong insurance and / or insurance broking business domain knowledge
  • Level 8 or 9 degree in a field related to Data Analytics

For more information, please send your CV [email protected]

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