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Agile Scrum Master - Azure/Microsoft Dynamics 365/DevOps

Job Title: Agile Scrum Master - Azure/Microsoft Dynamics 365/DevOps
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 01/08/2019
REF: FJS-C-Agile_AD_1549646657
Contact Name: Alice Davis
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Agile Scrum Master - Azure/Microsoft Dynamics 365/DevOps is urgently required by our Global IT Services Client for an initial contract until 01/08/2019 to be based in Coventry (1-day a week with 4-days home working). The Agile Scrum Master is required for a key Microsoft Dynamics 365 customer project. To be successful, you will have the following experience.

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 experience essential,
  • Must have Azure DevOps experience.
  • Demonstrable experience of Agile and scrum delivery on large scale programmes.
  • Ability to positively motivate, lead and deliver in complex/matrixed environments.
  • Excellent communication skills to all levels.
  • Generic scrum master accountabilities
  • Responsible for prioritising and managing own workload, and others as required.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the weekly team stand-up meetings Coordinate with the infrastructure teams to secure the necessary development and test systems
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritisation, team accountability and visibility
  • Determine, manage and improve the delivery velocity and quality of the teams outputs
  • Identify, secure and allocate resources as required including identifying areas where the delivery team need architecture and design support
  • Manage the work stack Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Track and manage risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies
  • Managing key project tracking assets
  • Run project retrospectives to correct the process Identify and remove obstacles that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
  • Responsible for managing complex stakeholder relationships
  • Sets up and maintains strong relationships with stakeholders by effectively managing expectations and inspiring confidence in delivery Facilitation of show and tell sessions
  • Leadership and People Development (or Teamwork)
  • Provide coaching and guidance to agile teams
  • Good knowledge of Agile techniques including but not limited to Scrum and Kanban techniques for planning, monitoring and control
  • Good knowledge of programme and project methodologies (e.g. MSP, Waterfall, Agile)

This is an urgent requirement; please apply as soon as possible if you would like to be considered.

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