Our client is a financial services organisation with a focus to transform the way they deliver digital excellence and innovation. We have an immediate opportunity for an Agile/ Scrum professional with a strong delivery background, seasoned facilitation skills, and experience in helping teams adopt to an Agile environment (both process and technical practices).
Please note that his position may include 20% BA activity. Agile Accountabilities include:
Daily Scrum Stand-ups: schedule daily scrum meetings with and ensure stand-up behaviours are observed.
Agile implementation: lead teams in adopting Agile / Scrum practices via training and coaching.
Manage team resources / capacity: develop and maintain a resource plan with each team, ensuring teams can clearly visualise resource dependencies [on other teams] across the quarterly release plan and within each sprint. Support teams to resolve capacity and resource issues in collaboration with Portfolio Director.
Communication and Collaboration: facilitate team retrospectives and guide teams through process of agreeing actions to resolve issues rose.
Leadership Support: Work with leadership team to maintain ongoing support for empowered, self-organising teams with active leadership engagement to set teams up for success.
Work with other Scrum Master, Coaches to ensure that our ways of working are consistent across teams
Depending on extent of scrum experience required:
Scrum of Scrums facilitation: schedule weekly Scrum of Scrum meeting to review team progress against targets and highlight key issues requiring escalation
Quarterly Planning/Program Increment Planning: work with the squad’s Service Owner and the team to agree it’s quarter goals and objectives. Facilitate workshops/big room planning to achieve desired planning outcomes for the next quarter.
Skills and experience required:
Experience applying a variety of patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: Retrospective formats, Backlog Prioritisation, collaboration, team building techniques etc.)
Experience delivering under SAFe methodologies
Understand fundamentals of software development processes and procedures.
Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team.
Understand incremental delivery and the benefit of metrics.
Understand backlog tracking and grooming, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition.
Familiarity with common Agile practices and better development practices
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