Scrum Master

  • SSE Plc
  • Ireland
  • Oct 16, 2020
Technology Full Time - Continuing, Flexible

Job Description:

Base Location: Dublin 18

Salary: circa €55,000 - €82,400 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What is the Role

SSE Energy Customer Solutions (ECS) strategy has identified Digital as a key capability to meet its objectives. The Digital Team in Airtricity has been working to an Agile method, but is in need of a full-time Scrum Master, who will be key to embedding Agile delivery in ECS allowing us to deliver more through agile.

You'll be responsible for ensuring the team lives agile values and principles and follows their agreed processes to deliver new functionality and capability. You'll need to establish an effective working cadence for the team, finding a way around any current and future obstacles. Coaching and supporting of the Agile team, delivering BAU improvements, key Digital initiatives and applicable portions of corporate digital strategy, will be a major part of your role.

What do I need?

You'll have considerable experience as a Scrum Master delivering customer-facing or platform capabilities, where you've exemplified and promoted Agile values and principles. The following skills and experience are essential:

- Good knowledge and demonstrated experience of working in an agile framework or method (i.e. Scrum, Kanban).

- Refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques

- Planning and problem solving with product management and delivery teams

- Education to degree level and 4 years of product or project development experience, or 3 years of project development experience on an Agile Team

- Facilitating meetings at multiple levels of an organization and an understanding of facilitation techniques

- Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, and Excel

- Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with [email protected] We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

If you successfully secure a role with us, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.