Scrum Master - Centre of Excellence

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22 days ago

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Location: Dublin (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive

Job type: Scrum Master - Centre of Excellence

Sector and sub-sector: Information Technology (IT)

What can you expect?
The Dublin-based client is an innovative R&D tech hub that delivers industry-leading digital solutions for its clients and colleagues. Being part of the 'IC' means you will get the chance to work on cutting-edge initiatives.

The Scrum Master will drive the COE engineering teams' deliveries via Agile methodologies to further enhance output and efficiency. This is a great opportunity to be an early contributor to agile developed solutions that will be used by many technical teams across a large organization. The role will involve some aspects of traditional project management. This role will report into the Development COE Principle Engineer.

What you will be rewarded with:
* Competitive salary with annual review
* Up to 12% pension contribution
* Healthcare cover
* Study Support
* 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
* 35 hour working week

We will count on you to:

  • Mentor and coach teams to become self-organising scrum teams.
  • Drive continuous improvement through the application of agile techniques.
  • Drive a scrum-of-scrums to scale agile development across connected teams.
  • Make decisions that lead to delivery success, and work with stakeholders to help the team prioritize and groom backlogs.
  • Build and sustain team culture.
  • Manage relationships with Product Owner and fend off "feature creep" and other project hazards.
  • Develop and present Agile metrics on progress.
  • Be a lifelong learner with an appetite for improving your craft, introducing change, and collaborating with like-minded colleagues.
  • Communicates with stakeholders to provide timely and accurate information and status updates
  • Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of how areas of IT project leadership collectively integrate to contribute to achieving business goals.
  • Directly impacts the IT project leadership area through responsibility for delivery of end results and shared responsibility for budget management; accountable for resource planning.
  • Ensures essential procedures are followed and contributes to defining standards.
  • Manage communications, project escalations and program/projects risks.

What you need to have:

  • 5+ years scrum master experience in software delivery.
  • Proven experience applying agile in a Continuous Delivery environment.
  • Able to host agile ceremonies and be disciplined in their scheduling and execution.
  • Drives continuous improvement through retrospectives.
  • Escalation point for the team, and owns issues until resolution.
  • Comfortable communicating to senior stakeholders on the status of the project and its RAID.
  • The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator and has experience working in a cross-functional environment.
  • Comfortable working with charts, including Gantt charts, as communication tools.
  • Able to work collaboratively with peers from all divisions across MMC, able to lead discussions, build consensus and encourage adoption.
  • Ability to learn work and work through established MMC practices and processes.

What makes you stand out:

  • Experience with teams working in contemporary application development stacks including MEAN, MERN, and other emerging open source technologies.
  • Relevant certification in agile practices.
  • Broad experience of agile tools including JIRA and ADO.
  • Experience managing agile teams delivering to technical stakeholders rather than business stakeholders.
  • Strong desire to develop and apply best practices in Agile, including coaching teams in Agile adoption.

……… Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)…………

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