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SC Cleared Scrum Master

Job Description

We are hiring an experienced SC Cleared Scrum Master to join a large Central Government department on a mission critical programme. This role is remote working and aligned to a Communications and Security application and requires experience with Java/ cloud-based products as well as excellent stakeholder management.  
You will be responsible for facilitating the Scrum process and ensuring that the team is working effectively:
  • Following the Scrum Framework
  • Strong capability and experience working closely with development teams.
  • Ideally a background in software development or strong experience with agile methodologies.
  • Ensure agile practices are being followed by the development teams.
  • Deep experience and capability working with the wider scrum team members and other agile roles, such as product owners and developers to facilitate the Scrum process.
  • Ability to resolve and project risks or concerns quickly, in order to maintain project progress.

Skills needed for this role: 
  • The ability to facilitate scrum to the larger team by ensuring the scrum framework is followed.
  • Understands and is committed to scrum values and practices.
  • Able to support the product owner define the value, assist the development team deliver the value, and the scrum team to achieve continuous improvement.
  • You will support the Product Owner by helping them better understand and communicate value.
  • You will be required to manage the backlog and re-prioritisation.