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Senior Scrum Master / Business Analyst

The Role

We are looking for a highly experienced Scrum Master/BA to help us grow and manage a skilled, multi-disciplinary team in London, and you will play a key leadership role in the delivery of our complex technology and business solutions.

In this role, you will

  • Help shape Dashly’s Scrum process and enhance our delivery methodology.

  • Create a culture of continuous improvement within the team to remove barriers that slow them down to maximise product delivery.

  • Own, advocate, evolve and teach Agile (Scrum) processes, ensuring that the team follows best practices and actively looks for opportunities to continuously improve.

  • Organise and facilitate sprint planning, daily standup, retrospectives, recurring backlog refinement meetings, release planning, demos and other related agile ceremonies.

  • Coordinate with other scrum masters in a scaled agile environment (only one team at the moment).

  • Create and adhere to “Definition of Done” and “Definition of Ready” descriptions.

  • Create definitive epics, user stories and acceptance criteria that conform to the team’s “Definition of Ready”.

  • Assist the team with making appropriate delivery commitments through story selection, story refinement, poker planning, velocity monitoring and task definition.

  • Manage and account for team resources in sprints.

  • Use Azure DevOps/Jira to track backlog, assign tasks, manage time, and produce reports.

  • Be comfortable discussing concepts related to UX, design, and technology.

  • Promote open communication within and across teams.

  • Facilitate retrospective meetings at the end of each sprint and ensure any action items are owned and completed within the identified timeframe.

  • Conduct “show and tell” sessions with stakeholders at the end of each sprint to demonstrate progress and agree story completion.

  • Create visibility to ‘what’ and ‘how’ teams are performing.

You

  • Are highly collaborative with excellent interpersonal skills and are able to work with diverse personality types.

  • Have demonstrable experience of Azure DevOps/JIRA or similar tools for managing stories, backlog, sprints, pull requests, GIT feature branches etc.

  • Have excellent communication and facilitation skills.

  • Are able to influence and persuade at all levels.

  • Can work effectively in a rapidly changing, fluid and dynamic environment.

  • Can manage multiple initiatives simultaneously and remain calm in stressful situations.

  • Have at least 5 years prior experience working as a tech lead or architect and continue to be up to speed with agile and technological trends and best practices.

Your background

  • Certified Scrum Master.

  • 3-5 years of Scrum Master experience with in-depth knowledge of Scrum and implementation of Agile Methodologies simultaneously across multiple teams.

  • Expertise in Scrum including the value, principles and ceremonies and how they are applied in enterprise environments.

  • Expertise in more than one agile methodologies (Lean, Kanban, XP, TDD, CI) and how they can be applied in a product development/program delivery environment.

  • Familiarity with modern software engineering techniques such as CI/CD, build, deliver, automated tests, feature flagging, test-driven development and other automated acceptance testing techniques.

Our London office:

For more information call 0330 058 1978
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careers@dashly.com

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