Engineering & development


Scrum master - digital transformation

01 November England - Greater London, London Temp

Team Overview

Wealth IT is responsible for the overall platform strategy, technical architecture and delivery of solutions to the Middle and Back Office of Schroders - the Operations Platform. This Platform includes portfolio accounting, trade processing, reporting, reconciliation, performance management and various other bespoke technology solutions. The core platform is Temenos, T24.

Overview of role

We are transitioning from a Waterfall environment and moving to a full Agile development and delivery approach based on SAFe. Hence we are looking for an experienced Scrum Master to not only run one of the Scrum Teams but to also help champion and build a world class Agile capability. We are looking for someone who is passionate about Agile, an experienced Scrum Master who has led Agile teams and helped implement Agile processes.

The role will be aligned with one or two teams aiming to empower through use of agile techniques whilst ensuring impediments are addressed. Coaching the teams in agile techniques is an important part of the role as is facilitating delivery of high quality products.

The initial focus will be around the Wealth Operations and Treasury area, so knowledge of this business and related systems will be valued, however your skills and practical experience as a Scrum Master are the key pre-requisites for this role.

This will be an initial 6 month contract opportunity with potential extensions

Key duties

* Understand and drive deliverables within the scrum team
* Work closely with product owner on priorities and backlog refinement
* Work with product owner to determine and maintain relevant metrics to track performance
* Run Kanban boards, daily standups, sprint planning, demos and retrospectives
* Work closely with other Scrum masters to ensure cross team coordination
* Protecting the team and creating an environment where the team can focus on their goals
* Facilitating, coaching, teaching and mentoring the team

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