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Our Vacancy

Scrum master

  • Defence
  • Permanent / Digital
  • Derby
  • 07/02/24
  • On site

Please only apply for this role if you are a UK nationals and can attain a minimum level of UK security clearance of SC level.


Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.


Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.


We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.


Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.


To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all.


Job Description

The Scrum Master will lead Agile project teams on-site in Derby, employing Kanban boards or product backlogs in Azure DevOps, depending on the team’s preference. Individuals servicing the company account are expected to:

  • Lead and facilitate Scrum ceremonies, including Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives.
  • Ensure that the team adheres to Scrum principles and Agile practices.
  • Foster a collaborative and self-organizing team environment.
  • Preferred expertise in software development, with a focus on Python development.
  • Proficiency in utilizing DevOps for continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) activities is desirable.
  • Collaborate with Product Owners, Development Teams, and other stakeholders to ensure a clear understanding of project goals and priorities.
  • Communicate project status, risks, and impediments to stakeholders in a transparent and timely manner.
  • Identify areas for improvement within the team and organization and implement strategies for enhancement.
  • Encourage a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Track and report key Agile metrics to measure team performance and project progress.
  • Utilise metrics to drive data-driven decisions and improvements.
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to team members and stakeholders on Agile practices.
  • Help the team understand and implement Agile principles effectively.

My profile

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Scrum Master in an Agile environment.
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies, particularly Scrum.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) or equivalent certification is preferred.
  • Experience with project management tools.

Due to the nature of work to be undertaken applicants will be required to be UK nationals in order to attain a minimum level of UK security clearance if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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