Scrum Master / Dev Team Lead, Jobs, Scotland, Glasgow, 4990

Scrum Master / Dev Team Lead - Glasgow

£NEG - Technology - IT- Development
Ref: 4990 Date Posted: Monday 20 Nov 2017
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Fantastic opportunity for an experienced software development team lead to join a global technology company in Glasgow.

Key responsibilities

  • ScrumMaster for a team of 4-7 developers and testers
  • Works with the Product Owner in grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Ensures that the team performs all scrum activities. Guides the team in these activities. Educates the team in applying scrum best practices
  • Identifies and removes impediments faced by the team
  • Is responsible for ensuring the team delivers sprints and product releases that they commit to delivering
  • Guides the team in ensuring that appropriate levels of testing are performed, e.g. unit testing, integration testing, performance testing, etc., always considering test automation
  • Ensures that the team produces high quality software in terms of meeting customer expectations, usability, low defect levels, acceptable performance, and maintainability
  • Guides the developers in technical discussions. Performs design and code reviews
  • Contribute to development and test activities if and when required
  • Encourages and guides the team in identifying improvement opportunities, and then ensures they are turned into reality
  • Mentors, coaches and develops individual team members and the team as a whole
  • Has direct communication with the customer where required
  • Holds performance reviews with team members

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Degree in Software Engineering or equivalent, 2:1 or above
  • 6+ years’ experience in architecting, designing and developing software
  • 2+ years in role of Scrum Master
  • Knowledge of other Agile techniques, e.g. Kanban, TDD
  • Proven experience of delivering working, high quality software
  • Experience of writing and working with user stories
  • Strong working knowledge of C#, .Net, SQL
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycles including SDLC and Agile
  • Solid experience of software configuration management systems, continuous integration, bug tracking systems
  • Experience of Microsoft Team Foundation Server a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of QA principles and lifecycles 
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Good communication skills 
  • Ability to manage teams

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