Technical Scrum Master

The role

Are you an Agile enthusiast with a focus on high team performance and service delivery that exceeds expectations? Is planning, leading, organising and engaging teams your bread and butter?

We put our trust in the project team to meet on their commitments, to find their rhythm and ways of working. You’re the day-to-day leader your team’s efforts, so it's up to you to guide and coach your team towards a shared responsibility for delivery. You could be running a single project with a small team, or perhaps bringing your skills into a larger programme of work. You might even be implementing a scaled agile approach.

Your Accountability

As a Technical Scrum Master, you'll be competent at owning and delivering solutions, as well as being the design authority for how features are implemented:

  • Expertise in architecture, confidence in advising and influencing higher level architectural discussions
  • Happy taking ownership for aspects of the SDLC, and putting appropriate methods into place
  • Confident having conversations with clients directly, as well as coaching and mentoring more junior members of the team
  • Ability to assist on bids, working alongside bid teams to craft proposals, even presenting in part to clients in a formal selection process
  • High consulting skills

What we're looking for

  • Understanding the software development process, delivering software solutions, and leading one or more development teams
  • Pragmatic experience of agile
  • Facilitating the development teams, removing blockers while managing stakeholders to ensure the delivery of functioning code
  • Strong sense of ownership and responsibility for your delivery
  • Project management or Scrum Master certification
  • Project crisis management
  • Leading by mentoring, facilitating and empowering the team

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world. As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further and faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

The Engineering team

We have deep full-stack development expertise across multiple technologies. We have specialists in Architecture, Quality Assurance and DevOps – as well as colleagues with expertise in Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Technology Innovation.

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Front-End Developer

Claire Bates

"The thing I love most about working here is the people. I really enjoy working with people who make an effort to share knowledge, take mental health at work seriously, and care about addressing anything that isn’t working well."

Benefits

We all work best when we feel valued, supported and life feels balanced, so we got the folks who actually work here to design our benefits.

Looking after you and yours

Flexible healthcare plans just for you or your family. Depending on your office location, we offer a range of benefits including dental, eye tests, gym discounts, Cycle to Work, and more.

Finding work/life balance

Now, more than ever, we’re big on flexible working. Whatever the situation at the time, we’ll have an open discussion about what works for you. We’ve also enhanced our parental leave, so you can make more time for what really matters.

Taking a break

Because there’s more to life than just work… All our office locations have competitive annual leave allowances. You can also buy up to five extra days per year.

Personal growth

Learning never stops – it feeds the mind, expands our skills, and strengthens our team. We offer a range of ongoing internal and external training programmes covering everything you'll need to feed and grow your career ambitions.

Planning for the future

Don't worry, we offer all the sensible stuff, including a pension, life assurance, income protection schemes, and PA shares.

Giving back

Take advantage of our great Give as You Earn scheme, or why not volunteer up to three days a year for a charity close to your heart?

A home for everyone

Whether just starting out, or a practised hand, we have active and firm-wide support communities in place to help everyone get the support they need.

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Going further afield

With offices in countries across the globe, as a firm, we’re able to relocate folks who want to move – whether temporarily or permanently. Your starting location doesn’t have to be forever, as your career takes off.

Location

The base office for this role is Belfast. However, you may sometimes be required to work onsite at client offices, too. You can find out more about our offices and remote working approach on our Locations page.

Address

79 Chichester Street, Belfast, BT1 4JE

Transport links

Our office is right in the city centre, a few minutes' walk from several Translink Metro stops, Lanyon Place and Great Victoria Street train stations. There’s also lots of parking in the vicinity – the closest being Victoria Square right across the road.

Laganside bus station – 5 minutes walk
Europa bus station – 12 minutes walk
Lanyon Place – 8 minutes walk
Great Victoria Street – 13 minutes walk

Our offices