Scrum Master / Engagement Manager

An overview of the role

Our Application Development delivery unit specialises in agile custom software development and integration at an enterprise scale. We build world class digital experiences, using modern delivery methods, leveraging robust, flexible platforms. Our projects can span from gathering user insight to designing compelling experiences and delivering them through a variety of touch points (Mobile | Tablet | Web) underpinned by enterprise integration at scale. Our capabilities cover a wide variety of Open Source and proprietary technologies with a strong focus on Java and Microsoft.  We are seeking experienced Scrum Masters, with an aspiration to move into Project Management, to work on some of the most innovative enterprise Digital projects in the UK.

The work

Providing consultancy, scrum master and engagement management expertise to external clients, our staff can be placed on technology-focused delivery assignments in any sector and on projects of varying size and degrees of complexity, from single small team assignments to multi-site, multi-discipline projects. Projects may contain a blend of Capgemini, client and contract staff and include a range of different stakeholders.

 

  • Motivating our teams to deliver meaningful outcomes that meet our clients needs using Agile techniques
  • Guiding the team and the client organisation on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to exceed the expectations of our customers;
  • Responsible for managing the scrum process with the coordination of scrum team in Agile methodology;
  • Facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings;
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog;
  • Project Management; definition, scoping and planning;
  • Managing the delivery of projects across the full lifecycle, to required cost, timescale and quality parameters;
Why you?
  • A recognised Scrum Master certification;
  • A passion for Agile ways of working with teams and with your clients
  • A track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self study;
  • Experience in providing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team;
  • Excellent skills and knowledge of collaborative leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency;
  • Knowledge of the patterns and techniques used in an Agile project e.g. burndown metrics, backlog tracking, velocity, task definition, retrospectives and defect management;
  • Demonstrable experience in managing bespoke software and/or Digital Development/Experience Design projects/implementation and integration projects, from inception through to delivery;
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills.

 

Why us?

Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.

Why we’re different

Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.

Diversity

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.
 

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.
 

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Posted on:

October 7, 2020

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time

Location:

Any UK Base