Agile Scrum Master

Agile Scrum Master
Dublin 2 Negotiable Ref:

Job Description

My large Financial Services client is looking for an Agile Scrum Master to lead I.S. Application Delivery projects for the CLE line of Business, on a permanent basis.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead a Scrum Team in the delivery of complex change initiatives using a variety of Project Delivery Frameworks
  • Ensure solutions adhere to present and future business objective
  • Manage system development priorities and delivery schedule
  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies during the initiation, planning, execution, and closure of projects, ensuring compliance with company standards and Agile practices
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that the Agile team(s) apply best of breed software engineering practices including but not limited to – Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment practices, unit and regression test automation, delivery of NFR, adherence to standards
  • Represent the team through all areas of communication with key stakeholders including verbal, written reports, presentations, steering committees etc Deliver projects on time, on budget to the expected quality
  • Conduct project ‘Lessons Learned’ and create recommendations that will improve future project delivery.

Experience Required

  • 8+ years I.T. industry experience, with 3+ years’ operating as a Scrum Master
  • Experience of managing multiple parties, including Senior I.S. staff, and 3rd party Vendors
  • Experience in communicating and influencing at all levels within an organisation
  • Good knowledge of System Architectures, Software Engineering, and DevOps / Agile practices
  • Proficient knowledge of formal project management methodologies and processes.
  • Working knowledge of the application development life cycle (Waterfall & Agile)
  • Proficient user of MS Office tools, in particular MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS PowerPoint, SharePoint
  • Proficient user of Atlassian tools including Confluence and Jira

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Strong competence in Strategic Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, Problem Solving, Working on own initiative
  • Excellent professional written and verbal communicator

Educational Requirements

  • Third Level Degree in Business, Finance or Technology related discipline, or similar Qualification
  • Agile / Scrum Master / SAFe certification is an advantage

Working Hours & Benefits

  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Subsidised gym
  • ‘Bike to work’ scheme

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