Version 1 | London

Scrum Master

Department: Digital Development & Architecture
Job Description

Version 1 require an exceptional senior Scrum Master with significant delivery responsibility to initially provide the Scrum Master role within a key public sector customer account, on a highly secure and critical project.

You would be running the Agile ceremonies, and managing a large Version 1 Scrum team in our client’s offices in London’s Canary Wharf. You would be reporting both to Version 1, as well as the client's Programme Director and Delivery Manager. You would have a unique opportunity to influence the product roadmap and release strategy, the MVP, as well as to improve and streamline the process and ways of working and seek growth opportunities for Version 1 within this strategic account.


Agile Management:

  • Scrum Master – ability to serve a Scrum development team and help them achieve and maintain productivity.
  • Use online Agile process management tools to help increase transparency and efficiency of the work done by the Team.
  • Coach the Product Owner, ineffective product backlog management and facilitate reporting regularly to the client.
  • Guide and mentor the team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices.
  • Manage impediments, eliminate waste and direct the team to foster an environment where they do their best work.

Team Management:

  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and leading by example.

Delivery Assurance:

  • Liaise with the Delivery Assurance within Version 1, in respect of run rate, Scrum team performance, impediments, risks and dependencies impacting the project.
  • Contribute to project status reporting.

Essential criteria: 

  • Current active UK SC (Security) Clearance
  • Experience of running Agile ceremonies
  • Experience of working in high-value Agile Projects
  • Previous experience of working within the public sector, preferably in a consultancy
  • Full SDLC, ideally in a Microsoft development environment
  • Excellent team motivator
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Scrum Master Certification

 Desirable criteria:

  • Experience with Dynamics 365
  • Experience working as a project manager/ delivery manager
  • Experience with defining/ improving processes
Additional Information

Candidates in the greater Canary Wharf area are strongly preferred.  

Sayem Chowdhury
Version 1 Talent Acquisition Lead

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