Posted on Feb 25, 2020 by Forcepoint
Scrum Master, Forcepoint
The Cloud Platform team are delivering the new Converged Security Platform and Dynamic Edge Protection services at Forcepoint. The team are part of a global group developing the new cloud platform capabilities and services that provides a modern software delivery model with Forcepoints unique human-centric security capabilities.
We are looking for a Scrum Master with a keen interest in technology and how it enables our business. You will work within the scrum teams to ensure success, will be confident in engaging with the key business representatives and technical stakeholders, and have an ability to constructively challenge ideas and influence change. You will need solid familiarity with Atlassian tools (Jira and Confluence), be able to work with remote and offshore teams, and manage directions received from multiple stakeholders without losing your focus or sense of purpose.
- Be a collaborative Scrum Master, enabling effective planning and execution by working as part of the engineering team.
- Enable the teams to deliver by ensuring that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Sprint Team.
- Maximize the scrum teams effective time, removing impediments and reducing interruptions.
- Facilitate accurate and up to date status of sprint health.
- Report on progress, roadblocks and timelines.
- Coordinate with other scrum masters to ensure consistency and to deliver the project solution.
- Ensure releases are delivered successfully, by partnering with dependency teams.
- Work in a structured manner, while fostering creativity and new ideas.
Skills & Qualifications
- Bachelors degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience.
- 3-6 years experience working in the software development field.
- Experience being a scrum master with development teams.
- Excellent communication skills and proven ability to establish trust.
- Knowledge of agile methodologies.
- Demonstrated experience of continued improvements.
- Scrum Master certification a benefit.
Applicants must hold either an appropriate Stamp 4 Irish work visa or EU/UK passport prior to application