Contract Scrum Master at Storyteq, England, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • England, UK
  • Jul 05, 2024
Duration not stated Information Technology Management

Contract Description

Our Digital Engineering team at Storyteq are responsible for building world class, enterprise grade digital applications for high profile brands. We pride ourselves in working with mature Agile methodologies and make use of the latest versions of technology. Our teams are structured in such a way that gives every employee the opportunity to learn new skills, work on various projects over time and see the results of your efforts in the online consumer marketplace. Joining the Digital Engineering function would see you work as part of a cross-functional, product style team, generally consisting of a Business Analyst, Scrum Master / Project Manager, Solution Architect, Lead Developers (FE and BE), Developers, and Testers (Manual and Automated).

Storyteq are currently on the lookout for several Scrum Masters to join our team on a contract basis. Our Scrum Masters follow mature Agile methods holding a mix of Project Management and Scrum Master responsibilities.

Projects that you will deliver are enterprise grade web-based solutions that will see you work alongside developers, Business Analysts and external client stakeholders such as Product Owners.

Personality is key and you need to fit the role as well as the team in equal measure. Storyteq prides itself on its culture and every new individual will need to be hard working, enthusiastic and willing to help.

Ideally, we are looking for midlands-based individuals who are happy to work on a hybrid model with 2 days in the office and 3 days remote, HOWEVER we are also open to hiring remote workers in the UK as long as you are prepared to travel to the midlands from time to time.

Am I the right person for the job?

  • Great at managing and motivating sprint teams in a SCRUM framework for Agile projects.
  • You will be managing several projects at the same time across different platforms showcasing an ability to keep organised whilst under pressure.
  • We need a clear communicator who can lead conversations with different team members internally at Storyteq as well as external clients.
  • Due to this unique hybrid role, we are open to applications from a digital agency/consultancy background who have Project Manager experience and are looking for a new challenge.

Desired Skills
You 'll ideally have the following skills/qualifications (but they aren 't an absolute necessity...):

  • Experience using Agile management tools such as JIRA.
  • Experience of working within a fast-paced agency environment.
  • Experience of writing functional specifications.
  • Prince2 or CSM accreditation
  • Experience working on Automotive project

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