04th June 2019

Scrum Master | Day Rate Contract

Reference: BBHRWSM

Location: County Antrim Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 04/06/2019

Day Rate Contract | Scrum Master

Abacus Careers are delighted to be representing a real product development start-up based in Belfast, with a primary office in London.

Specialising in the financial services market, this company provides return for consumers using their daily banking & credit card transactions.

You will be joining at a time of exceptional growth; Abacus have already assisted this company with hiring 22 members of staff and have plans to grow rapidly by the end of 2019.

Your role:

The Scrum manager manages the agile development process ensuring efficient sprint planning with the development team and product owners, effective standups and retrospectives.

Working with the Software development manager to enforce high quality software development practices including code reviews, business / product reviews and tightly integrated QA practices.

  • Ensure co-ordination with Scrum team and product owner on a daily basis throughout the sprint for clear and concise product backlog items
  • Work closely with the product owner on how to arrange the product backlog to maximize value and develop a roll out strategy
  • Facilitate Scrum events as requested or needed by the management team
  • Remove impediments to the development team’s progress and ensure sprints are executed on time with low risk delivery

Your background:

  • 4+ years with end to end IT Project Management, Program Management, Portfolio Management or Enterprise Project/Application Portfolio Management solutions
  • 4-6 Years of using Scrum with Agile methodology – must be Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Experience training and managing sprint teams
  • 7+ years working in a client facing role
  • Ability to lead retrospectives, document outcomes and steer team members in Agile best practices

This is a day rate contract and rates can be negotiated, we will be holding interviews week commencing Monday 10th June.

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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Jemma Simpson

Jemma Simpson

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