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Scrum Master

Raytheon UK Stand: W28

 Scrum Master
 

Locations: Manchester / Gloucester / Remote Options

 

If you have any further questions or queries about this role feel free to message the team: nsc.recruitment@raytheon.co.uk

 

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Summary of role
 
With cyber crime and threats increasing across the globe, The Raytheon Team (TRT) are working closely with our customers to develop software solutions to help reduce these threats.

We pride ourselves on flexible working, empowering creativity and supporting our employees. Each member of the team is a player in the success when delivering to our clients.

If you're looking to expand your horizons by learning new technologies, TRT offer on-going professional development. This is via formal and on-the-job training to help you further develop your career and develop your management skills.

Scrum Master
Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead scrum\team meetings
  • Help the team apply the AGILE principals and guide them in understanding it.
  • Ability to develop individuals initially resistant to agile
  • Help the team to self-organise and get the most out of their combined skills
  • Coaching team on how to break product down to allow frequent testing and release value frequently
  • Be aware of any impediments/problems and find ways and or people to remove/correct these
  • Help a team to mature and guide them through difficult situations to where the team feel comfortable.
  • Built trust with the team to a level where they will share problems without fear of blame, retribution or being judged and them having confidence that the SM will solve these problems.
  • Facilitate the different Scrum meetings and other discussions and do conflict resolutions.
  • Assist in building relationships, communication and information flow between teams.
  • Supporting the Product Owner with grooming, goals and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Support the team as a servant leader whenever possible and lead by example.
  • Protecting the team from outside interruptions and distractions


Candidate Requirements / Desirable Skills
 

  • Experience and good grasp of technical knowledge within software development is advantages
  • Experience Working in an Agile/SCRUM/DevOps delivery model
  • Knowledge and experience developing Agile methodologies
  • A proven track record of developing effective agile teams
  • A track record of working effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • At least 12 months in the role for a software development team that diligently applied Scrum principles, practices and theory.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement and empowerment of a team.

Key Behaviours

  • Good interpersonal skills for customer liaison
  • Very good written and oral communication skills
  • Good time management, organisation and prioritisation skills
  • An inquisitive mind and a desire to promote innovation
  • A desire to learn and constantly expand your horizons
  • Ability to work closely with others in a small team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High degree of initiative and flexibility
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