Scrum Master

  • ITech Consult
  • Co. Westmeath, Ireland
  • Oct 31, 2017
Full time Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

Scrum Master/Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Scaled Agile/Co. Westmeath/Ireland

Reference: 916844FK
Sector: Computer Services
Location: Co. Westmeath
Start: ASAP
Job Type: Permanent

Our client is an independent, Irish based, Software Services Company. Their purpose is to provide
industry leading Software Services that deliver end to end solutions in the technology sector.
On a day to day basis you will develop, design and deliver high quality business applications, software solutions and services to meet business technology requirements.

Supporting the Product Line Owner, Business Owner, Project Manager and Business Product
Management Team to define, discuss, agree and refine their Business Process and Business
Activity needs at an Epic and Feature Program level
Supporting the Product Management Team to define a Program Release Plan of Features to
Program Increments
Supporting the Product Management Team to define Business and End User Value and
Supporting the Product Owner and Development Team to deliver on the Product Backlog.
Providing all support to the Scrum Team using a servant leadership style and leading by example.
Guiding the Scrum Team to ensure Scrum practices and principles are adhered to.
Coaching the Team Members and Product Owner on Agile best practises
Ensure the Development Team is self-organising.
Facilitating all Scrum Ceremonies, that is, the Daily Stand Up, Product Backlog Refinement, Sprint
Planning, Sprint Review/Demo and Sprint Retrospective.
Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right
personnel to remove the impediment, on a continual basis.
Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame,
retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on collaboration and problem solving.
Facilitating completing work without coercion, assigning or dictating tasks.
Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and providing
Supporting the Product Owner, especially with respect to refinement and integrity of the
Product Backlog.

Solid experience in Pharma/Med Tech Industry (10+ years)
Solid experience as Scrum Master (5+ years)
Strong knowledge of Team level and Program level Agile practices - Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Scaled
Agile ( eg SAFe, LeSS )
Strong co-ordination and facilitation skills
The ability to bring people together to chat and openly discuss topics at a practical level - not
just at a theoretical level

Nice to have:
BSc. or Master's degree in Computer Science or related IT technical field.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work effectively with teams.
Strong analytical skills and a demonstrable bias toward action.

About Us:
Since the foundation of our parent company - ITech Consult AG in 1997, we have continually
extended our network of computer experts. ITech Consult has offices in Switzerland, Germany, UK
and Ireland.