Scrum Master, Manchester

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Manchester M2 3NG, United Kingdom
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IT

Description

Location - Manchester City Centre

Due to ongoing growth, Radius Payment Solutions, a leading global fleet management company, are looking for an Scrum Master to join our IT team at our office in Manchester.

Why choose Radius? What makes us different?

  • Fast growing, global company with over 1200 employees across 13 countries.
  • A UK Top Track 100 company.
  • Innovative, technology driven culture.
  • Fantastic opportunities for ongoing development, training and career progression.
  • Secondment opportunities to work in our international offices.

What will you be doing as a Scrum Master

This servant leader role is pivotal to us at Radius as we embark on a squad based agile transformation across the Innovation department. Instrumental in this role is supporting and coaching multiple, cross functional, delivery squads. Although the role implies ‘Scrum’ there is a requirement to apply any style of agile/lean and adapt the approach and processes to fit the teams and product as required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acts as servant leader to delivery squad’s
  • Promotes and supports scrum theory, practices and values as defined in ‘The Scrum Guide’
  • Removing impediments and issues affecting the squad’s delivery
  • Evolution and continuous improvement of agile processes and practices
  • Helping the squads in setting sprint goals and commitments that are achievable & protected
  • Working closely with the Product Owner and Business to help prioritize the delivery of value
  • Champion visualization of work, agile metrics and forecasting delivery
  • Contribute to wider scrum of scrums and scrum master chapter meetings

What experience/skills/attributes do you need?

Must Have Skills:

  • Expert knowledge of lean agile frameworks and practises like Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.
  • Developing agile teams and progressing their agile journey
  • Working knowledge of CI & CD practices and how they fit a lean agile delivery model
  • Coaching teams on how and when to break features into smaller deliverables
  • Confident, self-aware and collaborative approach to coaching teams
  • Pragmatic approach to conflict resolution, team safety and conflicting deadlines.

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Atlassian tools\Target Process or similar for backlog and delivery management
  • Story mapping and user journey modelling
  • Kanban/XP hands on experience
  • Agile testing and automation practices
  • Development background

Interactions:

  • Product Owner & Business Analysts
  • Testers
  • Infrastructure Team
  • Development Management

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Passion for technology and remaining up to date with latest developments/approaches
  • Systems thinking (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Systems_thinking)

What benefits do we offer?

  • Excellent training and coaching.
  • Annual salary review and bonus scheme.
  • Opportunities for ongoing development and progression.
  • Secondment opportunities to work in our international offices.
  • Life assurance.
  • On site free gym and subsidised restaurant at the Crewe head office only.
  • 22 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (increasing with each year of service to a maximum of 25 days)
  • Pension.
  • Service Awards at 5, 10 and 20 years.
  • Cycle to Work
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

Next steps

If your application is successful you will hear back from us within two weeks. Due to the high number of applications we receive, if you do not hear back from us within two weeks then unfortunately your application has not been successful.  However, we will keep your details on file for 12 months and we may contact you if another vacancy comes up and we feel you would be a suitable candidate.

If you would like further information regarding this role please contact Melanie Bose on 01270 507376

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