Scrum Master

Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland Salary: €330 - €380 per day
Sector: Consultancy Type: Contract
Reference #: CR/066493_1576056023

Scrum Master / Dublin / 12 months + / Start ASAP

Job Purpose and primary objectives:

Scrum master working with customers and Helping software development teams apply the Scrum framework on the projects.

Planning deliverables and helping teams monitor performance

Resolving issues that hinder the teams' work

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage each project's scope and timeline
  • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
  • Coach team members in Agile frameworks
  • Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration
  • Be the point of contact for external communications (e.g. from customers or stakeholders)
  • Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests
  • Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur
  • Help teams implement changes effectively
  • Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
  • Guide development teams to higher scrum maturity
  • Help build a productive environment where team members 'own' the product and enjoy working on it

Key Skills/Knowledge:

  • Good experience in a scrum master role
  • Familiarity with software development
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artefacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)
  • Good knowledge of other Agile frameworks (Crystal, XP etc.)
  • Excellent communication and servant leadership skills
  • Problem-solving and conflict-resolution ability
  • Outstanding organisational skills
  • Degree in Computer Science, Business or similar field
  • Scrum master certification is a plus