Scrum Master

Job Category:
Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Contract
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Area:
Central Dublin
Location:
Unspecified
Salary:
€50,000 to €60,000 per annum
Posted:
06/12/2017
Recruiter:
Evolve Adviser Ltd
Job Ref:
Mentissa

Key Responsibilities

1. Deliver of Data Strategy - Support the Head of Data Delivery in the establishment of a single, consistent, accurate reconciled source of data for MI, Analytics and Reporting; being recognised for excellence as a ScrumMaster.

2. Delight Sponsors - Doing everything possible to ensure that AIB‟s programme sponsors are delighted

3. Guide Agile Practice - Guiding the team on how to interpret and apply Agile/Scrum practices and values 

4. Guide Self Organisation - Guiding the team on how to get the most out of self-organisation

 5. Coach Scrum Team - Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and appropriate for that team 

6. Remove Impediments - Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments

7. Build Trusting Environment - Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised with an emphasis on problem solving and resolution. 

8. Facilitate - Facilitating getting the work done

 9. Cultivate Debate and Resolution - Cultivating discussion, appropriate decision-making, and amicable conflict resolution 

10. Improve Communication - Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency and radiating information 

11. Educate Product Owner - Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog

 12. Servant Leadership Type Support - Support Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example 

Job Requirements  

Key Competencies This role requires an experienced SCRUM-literate ScrumMaster candidate with retail banking industry experience. In addition the candidate must be able to demonstrate; 

Leadership – Must be able to lead effectively and earn the respect from his/her team 

Strong Communication and Social Skills – Must be able to communicate effectively with multi-disciplinary teams 

Facilitation – Must be able to lead, demonstrate value-add principles and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done 

Expertise – Must have credible and evident experience and skills pertaining to this requirement 

Assertiveness – Must be able to ensure AIB‟s Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and be able to make the tough calls, if needed  Observation – Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and escalate them to management 

Continuous improvement – Must continually be growing their „craft‟ learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team 

Assertiveness – Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches 

Empowerment – Must be able to lead a team to self-organization 

Honesty and Transparency – Must be transparent in all matters to the business and IT leadership 

Interpersonal Skills – Must have excellent interpersonal skills. 

Presentation Skills – Must have excellent presentation skills

Knowledge  Software Engineering - A deep appreciation of software engineering concepts and objectives. 

Estimation and Planning - Strong knowledge of task / sprint / iteration estimation and planning  Iterative

Development - Deep understanding of the fundamentals of iterative development  Processes and

Methodologies - Understand other processes and methodologies and be able to leverage techniques from these sources to provide value to the programme 

Software Development Fundamentals - Understand the fundamentals of software development processes and procedures 

Incremental Delivery - Understand incremental delivery  

Metrics – Understand the value of metrics in incremental delivery. 

Agile Progress Tracking - Understand backlog tracking, Burndown metrics, velocity  Agile Scoping – Understand how to set succinct, quantified task definitions

 Agile Practices - Familiarity with core agile practices, test-driven development and other related development practices (User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing and Agile Games).

Industry - Industry sector experience of (at least one of); Retail Banking o Credit and Mortgages 

IT Systems - Practical experience of general IT development programmes within an Agile IT team including ideally knowledge of; o Technology modernisation projects o Java-centric development environments o Data-centric systems and domains 

Any familiarity with the following is a big bonus;  Kanban - Knowledge of Kanban.  Credit - Familiarity of credit systems and processes. Experience The candidate must be able to evidence; 

Data Change Delivery - Experience in data warehouse change delivery. 

ScrumMaster - Experience of running Agile Projects and Programmes in the capacity of a ScrumMaster 

End to End Projects - Experience of working on end-to-end projects 

Planning - Experience of effective Concept planning and Backlog management 

Creative Resolution - Experience of providing creative resolution of client needs  Policy and Standards

Adherence - Experience of ensuring adherence to Architectural Policies and Standards (Compliance).

Qualifications  ScrumMaster Certified - Second level ScrumMaster certification (CSM, PSM II)  

Contact Details:
Evolve Adviser Ltd
Tel: 0894357076
Contact: Vijay Hooda

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