Scrum Master - Financial Services

Job Title: Scrum Master - Financial Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH14508_1488387356
Contact Name: Kathryn Chandler
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2017 16:55

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity for a seasoned Scrum Master to join a leading Financial Services technology house to support the incremental delivery of key projects for real-time and EOD systems.

In this role you'll

  • Work with the project team to ensure features requested are estimated, developed, functionally tested and released for acceptance testing
  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies and aid in the removal of blockers
  • Review current Agile processes and work with the project teams to improve them across the board
  • Assist the product owner in the creation of product backlogs
  • Aid in communication between Development teams and senior stakeholders

To be successful in the role you'll need

  • Experience working as an Agile Coach or Scrum Master with agile software development Teams (at least 3 years would be ideal)
  • Experience using a combination of lean and agile practices to help teams succeed and organisational evolve.
  • Strong grounding in a range of Agile frameworks - we are particularly interested in Scrum and XP
  • Strong understanding of Change management and have participated in a large scale waterfall to agile transformation
  • Proficient at leading meetings with different audiences (senior management, technical & business teams) and driving next steps.
  • Experience using Jira, Confluence, Continuous Integration / Deployment