Role: Scrum Master
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Travel: Possibility for travel to client sites throughout the UK
We have roles available across the following Accenture career levels depending on skills and experience.
Salary: Career Levels: We have roles available across a range of Accenture career levels including Specialist and Associate Manager/Manager Levels. Salary: £36,000 to £73,000+ (depending on skills and experience)
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world's largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com .
Ideal candidate profile
We'd like to work with you if you have:
Demonstrable experience as a Scrum Master; providing Leadership, Coaching, Mentoring and Support to your Scrum Team. You'll have a deep understanding of Scrum theory, practices and values and can;
· Coach and mentor a multiple high performing Scrum Team, possibly across distributed locations
· Facilitate Scrum and Agile ceremonies such as: Sprint Planning, Daily Sprint, Sprint Reviews, Sprint Retrospectives
· Align Sprint deliverables to a managed and prioritised backlog
· Identify, and report progress and issues to management via appropriate metrics
· A broad knowledge of complementary Agile techniques, frameworks and practices, the expertise to know when and where they can be used to help the Scrum Team.
· Excellent communication skills and can build successful relationships with Product Owners, Stakeholders, and Delivery Leads to deliver valuable increments and drive continuous improvement.
A detailed understanding of, and practical experience with, IT Delivery and can draw on experiences to coach a successful Scrum Team. You'll also have experience of working within both Waterfall and Agile environments and not only appreciate the similarities and differences in both, but also recognise and embrace working in the appropriate methodology as needed.
Not required, but it would be awesome if you:
Have a Valid Scrum Master Certification (CSM, PSM or similar) and experience of;
· Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence)
· Scaled Agile Methodologies (SAFe, Nexus, LeSS or similar)
· Swift Messaging Hub, Config/Integration Build, Apigee, API Management, Creation & Control, API Gateway
You'll want to work with us if:
You want to help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
You want comprehensive, continuous training for your specialist area, as well as for professional skills development
We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
You want some phenomenal benefits
We have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days' vacation per year, gym subsidies, discounts across major brands, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
You want to be part of a 'Truly Human' environment
Accenture provides an extensive network of over 1,300 trained mental health allies and prioritises mental health at the top of our UKI Inclusion & Diversity Agenda. We are committed to raising awareness and educating Accenture people about our LGBT community while supporting our LGBT employees worldwide. Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history at the point of application.
Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2020 . Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.