SC or DV Cleared – Agile Scrum Master – 18 month contract

SC or DV Cleared – Agile Scrum Master – 18 month contract – upto £625 per day – Inside IR35

Cyber Mission Data-Alpha(CMD-A) shall improve the quality of Defence data, through new data structures to enable data exploitation through Machine Learning and Data Science.
CMD-A will facilitate the delivery of new Cyber Insights upon data currently held and identify information to assist decision making whilst saving resource effort through automation.

Essential skills and experience

  • Experience in a scrum master role
  • Obtained the Certified Scrum Master qualification
  • Degree in Computer Science, Business or similar field
  • Familiarity with software development
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artefacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)
  • Excellent communication and servant leadership skills
  • Problem-solving and conflict-resolution ability
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Agile practices. Coach and lead teams in Agile practices. An advocate of this approach, continuously reflecting and challenging the team. Tailor new ways of working; you are always innovating.
  • Commercial management. Take responsibility for complex relationships with contracted suppliers. Identify appropriate contractual frameworks and identify appropriate suppliers. Get good value out of contracts and suppliers.
  • Communication skills. Mediate between people/mend relationships, communicating at all levels. Manage stakeholder expectations/facilitate discussions within constrained timescales. Speak to large audiences inside and outside of government.
  • Life-cycle perspective. Apply experience throughout the product life cycle. Recognise when to carry on and when to stop. Recognise appropriate deliverables and the right people to meet these.
  • Maintaining delivery momentum. Optimise the delivery flow of teams. Actively address the most complicated risks and dependencies including where ownership exists outside the team. Identify ways to unblock issues.
  • Making a process work. Identify/challenge organisational processes. Add value/coach the organisation to inspect and adapt processes. Know how to guide teams through the implementation of a new process.
  • Lead a continual planning process in a complex environment. Plan beyond product delivery. Identify dependencies in plans across services/coordinate delivery. Coach teams as the central point of expertise.
  • Team dynamics/collaboration. Identify team problems and rectify them. Identify issues through health-checks/provoke the right responses. Provide feedback, choosing the right type at the right time, ensuring the decision sticks.

Nice-to-have skills and experience

  • Previous experience working within a defence or intelligence environment
  • Previous experience working within a defensive cyber security environment

SC or DV Cleared – Agile Scrum Master – 18 month contract – upto £625 per day – Inside IR35

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Job Information

Job Reference: DOS
Salary From: £25000
Salary To: £30000
Job Industries: itscdv
Job Locations: Corsham
Job Types: Contract

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