DFDS A/S Company Profile

Scrum Master at DFDS A/S (Grimsby, UK)

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Job Description

Are you passionate about Agile software development? Are you looking to combine your skills at the team level and beyond? Do you want to coach individuals and teams and create an environment that caters for autonomy, purpose and mastery – all at the appropriate level of detail? Then you should continue reading. DFDS IT Development builds IT solutions that creates digital customer experiences and enhances the customer journey. We take pride in being in close collaboration with the stakeholders in order to reach our goals. Our belief system is based on agile principles and good craftsmanship. We respond quickly to the change that is constantly disrupting and challenging the way we work. DFDS IT Development is part of the DFDS IT organisation that totally counts +200 people spread over multiple locations within Europe, whereof 170 people are part of IT Development. Working with IT Development teams and business partners in our freight and terminal organisation, you ensure consistency using Agile methods and approaches. We are a group of 29 very experienced C# developers and testers and 10 business consultants working on large-scale booking/invoicing and warehousing/gate operation applications. We are split into two teams, co-located in Grimsby where you also will be located. Supporting being Agile Reporting to the IT development manager, you will work in close cooperation with the Scrum Masters across all business units, and have main Scrum Master responsibilities over two Scrum teams in Grimsby. It is your job to guide and coach the team on Agile software development values and principles in order to improve the agility at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organisation. Furthermore, you will participate in the wider Scrum Master community to support Scrum adoption, enabling continuous improvement throughout the company. Among others, it is your responsibility to: Constantly provide support for the teams, proactively identify and removing obstacles Promote collaborative, self-organising teams Apply core Agile software development principles to support a great team environment Enable the adoption of Agile software development practices Help teams understand the importance of transparency, radiating information within and outside the team Be enthusiastic about continual improvement Provide pushback as required Clear impediments for the team to help them meet their goals Excellent communicator who takes initiative You have a strong Agile background with at least 3 years of experience with both experienced and novice teams. You display Agile expertise, understanding and applying the Scrum framework and Kanban practices. If you have a Scrum Master Certification qualification (CSM/PSM) and practical experience using VSTS, this is an advantage. Utilising your excellent communication skills and initiative, you are able to promote ideas and guide teams towards sound process decisions. You are able to manage multiple priorities and tasks, all while seeking out new opportunities to make a positive impact. Moreover, you are a skillful facilitator with the ability to work both autonomously and as an integral part of a team. Your excellent interpersonal skills allow you to work seamlessly with a large variety of people. Application and contact If you find the job interesting and you can fulfill the expectations, please submit your CV as soon as possible as we will be reviewing on an ongoing basis If you have any questions, please contact Steve Briggs, IT Development Manager, at +441469557039