Scrum Master

  • Jill Ln, Redditch, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Unique:IQ are a forward-thinking, innovative software systems provider working predominately in the Care Sector.  We deliver systems and solutions to assist our customers in delivering the best possible care to their clients.  

At the heart of everything we do is our customer and we pride ourselves in providing the highest level of service to our clients with innovative end to end solutions.

We are an ambitious and rapidly expanding team who share the same ethos and values and love to collaborate on anything innovative.

We are now looking for a dynamic and focus driven Scrum Master to join our existing team to help facilitate delivery and implementation of world class software solutions to our new and existing client base.

As an Agile expert, you will play a pivotal role within the development team in helping to create a clear vision of the product, help facilitate effective communication and information exchange as well as monitor progress and assist the Development Team Leader to drive a culture of responsibility, accountability, agility and continuous learning

Job Description

  • Lead and coach scrum adoption
  • Host daily team meetings to get updates on progress, address potential roadblocks and ensure the project is on track
  • Host regular sessions to share updates with product stakeholders about how projects are progressing
  • Ensure the team are meeting deadlines with the desired outcome
  • Continue to drive agile engineering practices to improve efficiency
  • Encourage and help drive the use of continuous integration and automated builds and testing
  • Encourage effective 'pair programming' helping to reduce development time and improve the architecture and quality of the product
  • Find methods to effectively resource and manage the product backlog
  • Communicate the owners wish list to the Development Team
  • Host weekly planning and retrospective meetings with the development team and relevant product owners/stakeholders
  • Implement changes and processes to increase the teams efficiency
  • Assist to achieve specific milestones and deliverables
  • Bridge the gap between the concept of the project and the actions required to complete it
  • Possess an overarching knowledge about the product and processes and agile methodologies 
  • Work closely with the Development Team leader to promote effective change

Qualifications

  • Certified Scrum Master (Essential)
  • 3-5 years as Scrum Master or Agile Project Manager (Essential)
  • 5 Years in an Agile Development Environment (Essential)
  • Strong communicator (Essential)
  • Experience running scrum with Jira (Essential)
  • Strong organisation skills (Essential)
  • Coaching and training experience (Desired)

Additional Information

 

  • Salary and package depending on experience
  • Perkbox - giving you benefits, discounts and freebies
  • Team orientated environment where everyone's opinion matters
  • STRICTLY NO AGENCIES
  • Office based role so candidate must be eligible to work in this location