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Scrum Master

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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 16th January
Location: Coventry
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Title: Scrum Master

Location: Coventry

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Job type: Permanent, Full time

They are the world's leading cloud native communications Software Company, whose award-winning solutions help power more than 1,000 service providers and mobile operators, providing highly scalable and fault tolerant systems that run right in the core of their networks. They're internationally renowned for their exceptional technology, cutting-edge innovation and first-rate support - qualities they maintain by only recruiting, and retaining, the very best people.

The Engineering team is the company's beating heart and forms over half of the 900 employees - they are first and foremost an engineering company built on a community of driven, smart people who want to work in leading edge technology and make a real difference to the industry. There's a strong company ethos for on-time delivery of top-quality and high-performance products within a non-political culture.

The Midlands office is located on the outskirts of Coventry with good transports links into the city and to surrounding towns like Leamington Spa, Warwick, Rugby and Solihull and to the rest of the country and beyond. It is also close to a full range of amenities, including many excellent schools and there is easy access to beautiful countryside, such as the Cotswolds. The office is growing rapidly with a current headcount of 24 engineers.

Key Responsibilities:

After an initial ramp-up period, the successful candidate will be responsible for

  • Building high-performing Agile teams
  • Being an Agile advocate and coach across the whole company
  • Promoting Agile values, principles and practices within the teams
  • Coaching, mentoring and empowering the team
  • Working with the Product Owner to manage each team's backlog effectively
  • Maximising trust and collaboration within the teams
  • Organising and running the scrum ceremonies
  • Organising the resolution of impediments within the teams and across the organisation, to optimize the teams' velocities.

The Candidate:

  • A graduate degree and a versatile and creative mind with excellent problem-solving ability
  • Previous Scrum Master experience in one or more teams, along with a strong knowledge of scrum theory and practices
  • Self-motivation, inventiveness, energy and self-discipline
  • Excellent communications skills
  • The ability to work effectively in a team and mentor/educate other team members.

Their scrum masters are often technical team members as well, so the following attributes are useful but not essential.

  • Experience of all parts of the development process
  • Knowledge of a variety of development tools and applications, from e.g. CI/CD with git at one end to gdb at the other
  • Expertise in object oriented and scripting languages
  • Experience working with very large codebases (multiple millions of lines of code) and complex systems
  • Experience of communications and telecoms software (particularly SIP, DIAMETER and DNS)

The Package:

They're incredibly proud of the company culture; a collaborative working environment where free and open dialog is welcomed and internal politics is avoided at all costs. The aim is to seek out the better, faster and simpler solution, while supporting, challenging and developing each other.

The Company is looking for exceptional people and your initial salary will reflect your exceptional skills and ability. They also offer a competitive package of benefits including a substantial bonus plan, company share plan, a non-contributory pension, life insurance and private medical insurance plans, plus a flexible holiday policy.

The Company is proud of the focus on and commitment to employees, and that staff retention is exceptionally high. It's a company that appreciates and looks after people which is demonstrated in a number of ways including regular funded "morale events" from lunches or evenings out with your team to weekends away.

Every employee has a career development plan with no limitations on the direction your career will take with the Company.

If you have any further questions, please get in touch.

The company want to be an awesome place to work and know that when employees are trusted to manage their work/life balance, not only does it support their well-being, but increases their engagement and ultimately enables them to perform their role better. They're pleased to take a flexible approach to working, and if you're looking for some variability in your schedule, you're encouraged to have this conversation with your interviewer!

The Company is an equal opportunities employer.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role, they look forward to hearing from you.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Scrum Master, Scrummaster, Agile Lead, Agile Scrum Master, Agile Scrum Lead, Jira, Agile, Coaching and Mentoring, Software Engineer may also be considered for this role.