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Scrum Master

Location: York, England

Hours: Full Time

We are looking for a charismatic, engaging Scrum Master to help us deliver solutions that address our customers’ and users’ needs and help us grow our customer base.  It's an exciting time to join Star and in this role, there is a great opportunity to optimise our Development Team.

At Star, our engineering function is organised into cross functional Agile teams spanning Employee Conflicts of Interest (ECOI), Data, Compliance Control Room (CCR), IAR (Individual Accountability Regime) and User Management. Each team consists of engineers and QAs, working alongside a Scrum Master/Product Owner/Product Manager.

 The Scrum Master will sit in one of the teams above and work collaboratively

with other team members across multiple geographies and time zones. Reporting to the Director of R&D Operations, the Scrum Master will coach and support to improve the productivity of the development team, by facilitating the Scrum Framework and acting as a firewall to protect them from distractions, enabling them to focus on delivering quality work. You will be part of a community of Scrum Masters, supported by an agile coach.

 Star has a culture of continuous learning and improvement. We invest heavily in training of our whole R&D department through Pluralsight and industry-relevant certifications.


Responsibilities 

The Scrum Master supports the Product Owner in the following ways:

  • Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management
  • Understanding and practising agility
  • Facilitating Scrum events as required

 

The Scrum Master supports the Development Team in the following ways:

  • Coaching the Team in self-organisation and cross-functionality, and any other Scrum principles that are not fully understood or adopted
  • Helping the Development Team to create high-value products
  • Removing impediments to the Development Team’s progress
  • Facilitating Scrum events as required
  • Focusing on the growth and development of the Team
  • Shielding the team from actions and behaviours that are unhelpful to the Team
  • Finding metrics which will be effective for the Team to track in business, performance and technical contexts
  • Searching for training, knowledge and tools that will support the Team in upskilling and delivering increased levels of quality and productivity
  • Helping the Team to prepare effective Definitions of ‘Done’ and ‘Ready’

 

The Scrum Master supports the rest of the organisation in the following ways:

  •  Leading and coaching the organisation in its Scrum adoption, ensuring the value of Scrum is recognised
  • Helping those outside the Scrum Team to understand which of their interactions and behaviours with the Scrum Team are helpful, and working to change those which aren’t
  • Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization

 

 

Skills AND Experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Scrum Master
  • Scrum Master certification, preferably PSM
  • Experience of coaching and ability to support and lead a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills, working with internal technical staff
  • Strong analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and process driven methodologies
  • Experience in financial services industry preferred
 
Integrity and Ethics 

All StarCompliance employees are expected to commit to a high standard of personal integrity and carry out their responsibilities in an ethical manner.

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

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Join The Team

Working at StarCompliance means working in a fun, fast-moving environment where creativity is rewarded and hard work is valued.
Our employees receive competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as gaining experience in a competitive, constantly expanding industry.

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