Scrum Master

Location: Manchester
Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive

Intechnica was founded in 2006 and our vision is to make technology make a difference by increasing the value and removing the risks that Technology can bring to a business. Based in Manchester and London, Intechnica’s Consulting, AI and Software Development services help businesses deliver real growth.

Due to our continued growth we are looking for a certified Scrum Master to join our Professional Services team providing general technical development expertise to a wide range of our clients. You will work in an AGILE environment within a small squad, each squad is responsible for servicing a specific client or looking after specific products.

We are agents of commercial growth and have worked with over 250 companies, large and small, including many well-known names/brands, to help them understand and improve their IT capability. People turn to us for sound advice and assistance in solving complex problems.

Why work for us?

We are a team and as such we take pride in being an open and flexible business. We are passionate about delivering great results for our clients – you will play a key role in helping to shape the future of our business moving forward.

The role

  • Ensuring that work undertaken by each of the squads within development is optimised
  • Minimising distractions and external interference within the development squads, to enable squad members to be more efficiently managed their tasks.
  • Providing support as and when required by the team and leading by example.
  • Working in collaboration with other squad leaders to ensure squad harmony is promoted and and there is no conflict within the team(s).
  • Creating a trusting and co-operative environment for all squad members to maximise their potential.
  • Liaising with other areas of the business, customers and external suppliers to ensure development squads have all the information they require to effectively deliver new functionality
  • Ensuring that sufficient and appropriate estimation(s) has been undertaken to create reliable release plans.
  • Working with Product Owners and other squad members to optimise the backlog ready for development.
  • Working with squads on continual process improvement.
  • Facilitating all agile ceremonies (stand-ups, showcase, retrospectives etc) and ensuring that processes are being followed.

 

Person

  • Confident and can think on their feet.
  • Have strong commercial experience as a Scrum Master within an Agile environment.
  • Experience of working in an E-commerce environment.
  • Can work well under pressure and have strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Have an understanding of Agile development and continuous improvement.
  • Experience within eCommerce (preferred but not essential).
  • Understanding of metrics of incremental delivery
  • Experience of planning complex agile developments in such a way that it can be reliably communicated to the wider business, enabling the business to schedule sales, marketing and customer activity with a degree of confidence.
  • Experience of working and interacting with third parties.

 

Perks of the job

  • Flexible working: we trust people to do the right thing and don’t watch the clock.
  • Social Events: Summer BBQ and Christmas Party, plus monthly events organised by our Social Committee.
  • Free food: breakfast, fruit and snacks.
  • Lunch & Learn: listen to and learn from people talking about a topic they are passionate about, or host one yourself whilst grabbing a free lunch on us!
  • Onsite hot drinks machine – enjoy your premium hot drink free of charge!
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Real career progression: as a fast-growing company, there is plenty of opportunity to learn from others and show what you can do.
  • Life assurance: four times your salary for your beneficiaries.
  • 25 days holiday: (plus bank holidays).
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • We’re a team and therefore value technical skills for their own sake: you don’t have to go into management in order to progress.

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