Scrum Master – Contract

Scrum Master – Contract
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Job Description

Our South Dublin based financial services client are looking for a Scrum Master to come and join their team on an initial 6-month contract basis.

Our South Dublin based financial services client are looking for a Scrum Master to come and join their team on an initial 6-month contract basis. Currently operating a hybrid model involving possibly 2 days a week on site where required.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Working alongside various teams within the organisation and collaborate effectively with these teams
  • Create and develop stakeholder relationships
  • Facilitate and coordinate Scrum Meetings
  • Implement the tools and scripts that are needed to carry out work and achieve company goals
  • The alignment of the various team’s work is key in reaching a seamless process of meeting goals/ targets
  • Maintain the focus and drive of the team to continuously create and improve new software products
  • Responsible for workshops and training for the team in Agile/ Scrum methodologies
  • Offering support to the product owner in effectively and efficiently being able to deliver the product
  • Collaborating with project managers (internal and third party) to plan the project in a realistic and achievable manner
  • Working alongside business analysts preparing for sprints and ensuring requirements are signed off
  • Provide reports on various aspects of the project to stakeholders and senior management
  • Lead the Scrum team using agile methodologies such as Kanban, Scrum, XP and others
  • Prioritise the product backlog and ensure it is delivered by the team
  • SIT and UAT testing to be carried out as projects are released and ensuring they have been monitored and projects comply with company standards
  • Deploying appropriate tools/ methods as well ensuring proper practices are implemented across JIRA and confluence

Essential Skills:

  • Previous Scrum master experience (CSM Certified)
  • 3+ years’ previous experience as Business Analyst
  • Having previously worked in an agile/ scrum environment in similar sized programmes for at least 2 years
  • Having an excellent working knowledge of Scrum Framework and agile methods
  • Hands on experience in managing cross functional disciplines and dealing with internal and external parties
  • Working knowledge of JIRA and Confluence
  • Previously practiced agile and waterfall software delivery
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of insurance would be beneficial

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Name: Alan Kane
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