Digital Agile Scrum Master

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Who you'll be working with

As a Digital Agile Scrum Master for one of Capgemini’s major accounts, you will join a creative and diverse team at the rapidly growing Digital Delivery Centre in Worthing. The team culture is supportive and open – we work in an agile fashion to collaborate effectively and work as efficiently as possible. This means flexibility is key; being adaptable and open, and seeing the success of the team as more important than individual pursuits. The work is varied and there is plenty of it!

The focus of your role

As a Digital Agile Scrum Master you will deliver Capgemini’s software development projects to the HMRC account using Agile development methodology.

What you'll do

• Deliver software development projects using Agile development methodology
• Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning and demos
• Ensure agile processes are followed and work with the teams to help them adopt the process that works best for the team
• Ensure project teams are practising the core principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
• Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs.
• Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice
• Support the development managers and project leads as necessary
• Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
• Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition
• Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
• Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
• Empower the teams to self-organize
• Improve the productivity of the teams in any way possible
• Adapt project plans, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout pilot projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks

What you'll bring

• Very strong technical background either as a Business Analyst, Software Developer, Quality Analyst or Project Manager
• Involved with all aspects of software delivery and life cycle, from inception phase to UAT and delivery
• Lead teams who delivered successful enterprise software development projects, most of which will have been working on bespoke built enterprise OO applications (ideally Java and Scala)
• Successfully applied Agile/XP/Scrum/Kanban practices and introduced Agile techniques and have coached teams to apply them effectively, thanks to your Agile expertise and outstanding communication skills
• Experienced in the role of Scrum Master
• Proficient in managing scope in an Agile project and facilitating the user story lifecycle in close collaboration with the customer/Product Owner, including breaking down complex requirements into independent user stories, capturing detailed acceptance criteria, building a release plan with user, managing the backlog, running showcases
• Ideally experience of running distributed teams and distributed agile
• Background in development
• Flexible in working practices
• Exceptional listening, written and verbal communication skills including exceptional client facing/consulting skills
• Will have your own opinions about how to build great software and be prepared to defend them

What we'll offer you

Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.

Why we're different

At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often-groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that’s as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

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