Technical Scrum Master (Software Development Team)

£57,789 - £64,210 per annum + GoodPackage
04 Nov 2019
28 Nov 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Technical Scrum Master (Software Development Team)Lloyds Banking GroupBristol based

Salary & Benefits: £57,789 to £62,141 base salary depending on experience, plus annual personal bonus %, 13% employer pension contribution, 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays. We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices and home working opportunities, working for Lloyds is great!

Role Summary:

As Technical Scrum Master you will support the development team to understand agility through flow principles, finding the optimal approach to working across multiple locations and transitioning away from traditional waterfall delivery. You would be responsible for introducing, managing and supporting the Scrum process within the team, scrum practices, scrum ceremonies and reviews, shielding the team from external influences and acting as a facilitator.

Want to know more?

The role sits within our Financial Planning & Retirement Value Stream which is focused on improving support to our customers throughout their financial lives, with clear, straightforward customer journeys, helping empower them to make the right decisions on their long-term Saving, Investment & Retirement needs.

We work in Labs where our teams collaborate together on key projects to deliver value at pace by designing services that people find useful, easy and engaging to use.

Our Lab in particular will play a critical part to ensure the success of the Group and Value Stream Strategies. We are just starting our journey towards an Agile Digital Lab and your skills and experience in that type of change will be key to help us deliver our vision.

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's biggest Retail, Digital and Mobile bank with over 30 million customers and a big responsibility to help Britain Prosper. We're in the middle of a £3bn investment into our People, Platforms and Data - with a Software Engineering led approach, all as part of our strategy to become the best bank for customers.

So what would you be doing for us?

You will support the team to understand agility through flow principles, finding the optimal approach to working across multiple locations and transitioning away from traditional waterfall delivery. You will operate at team level as a change agent with a passion for working with people and teams to help them deliver their best work.

You will be responsible for the success of the Scrum process in the component team and for establishing Scrum practices and rules, ensuring that Scrum ceremonies are followed, including effective Daily Scrum meetings, Sprint Reviews and planning meetings.

You will shield the team from external influences and help remove any obstacles hindering its progress.

You will be a facilitator, enabling the team to become self-organised and cross functional, focused on delivering the best outcome for the customer.

About you:

We like to see people who apply from diverse background and to be considered you will be passionate about Agile Principles and excited to embed them within the working practices of the Lab Engineering Team.

You will be a highly motivated self-starter, comfortable offering guidance, both individually and at team/squad levels, bringing passion to your work to inspire and motivate team members.

You will love coaching and supporting people to embrace changes to their way of working, and be confident delivering formal and informal training.

You will have an appetite to continuously improve, be innovative and take an interest in industry best practice.

What we need from you:

  • You will be an experienced Scrum Master with demonstrable skills and proven capability of agile application and scrum techniques.
  • You will have proven stakeholder management capability and communication skills; being able to influence and build effective working relationships with key stakeholders, as well as having the ability to network effectively.
  • You will be used to operating in a highly pressurised environment and be able to calm situations whilst maintaining focus.
  • You will have a background in software development teams and have an understanding of .Net technologies specifically.
  • You will have strong understanding of Jira and Confluence and ideally knowledge of Dev Ops strategies.

Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture that celebrates diversity, equal opportunity and provides opportunities for flexible working.

What support will I get and how will my career grow?

As a multi-brand, multi-channel business, we have the scale and breadth to provide you with a diverse range of training and development opportunities, helping you achieve a rewarding and fulfilling career. Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-based culture focused on making a difference.

Together we'll make it possible...

If you perhaps don't have your CV ready yet, or would like to discuss the role before applying please e-mail or for more information.