Scrum Master - Centre of Excellence

Experis Ireland
Dublin City Centre, Dublin
Closing date
5 Jul 2022

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……… Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)…………

Location: Dublin (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive

Job type: Scrum Master - Centre of Excellence

Sector and sub-sector: Information Technology (IT)

What can you expect?
The Dublin-based client is an innovative R&D tech hub that delivers industry-leading digital solutions for its clients and colleagues. Being part of the 'IC' means you will get the chance to work on cutting-edge initiatives.

The Scrum Master will drive the COE engineering teams' deliveries via Agile methodologies to further enhance output and efficiency. This is a great opportunity to be an early contributor to agile developed solutions that will be used by many technical teams across a large organization. The role will involve some aspects of traditional project management. This role will report into the Development COE Principle Engineer.

What you will be rewarded with:
* Competitive salary with annual review
* Up to 12% pension contribution
* Healthcare cover
* Study Support
* Flexible working arrangements
* Sports & Social clubs/Wellness Programme
* Paid annual leave and ability to purchase additional leave days
* Travel ticket/bike to work/dental are optional
* Subsidised canteen
* 35 hour working week

We will count on you to:

  • Mentor and coach teams to become self-organising scrum teams.
  • Drive continuous improvement through the application of agile techniques.
  • Drive a scrum-of-scrums to scale agile development across connected teams.
  • Make decisions that lead to delivery success, and work with stakeholders to help the team prioritize and groom backlogs.
  • Build and sustain team culture.
  • Manage relationships with Product Owner and fend off "feature creep" and other project hazards.
  • Develop and present Agile metrics on progress.
  • Be a lifelong learner with an appetite for improving your craft, introducing change, and collaborating with like-minded colleagues.
  • Communicates with stakeholders to provide timely and accurate information and status updates
  • Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of how areas of IT project leadership collectively integrate to contribute to achieving business goals.
  • Directly impacts the IT project leadership area through responsibility for delivery of end results and shared responsibility for budget management; accountable for resource planning.
  • Ensures essential procedures are followed and contributes to defining standards.
  • Manage communications, project escalations and program/projects risks.

What you need to have:

  • 5+ years scrum master experience in software delivery.
  • Proven experience applying agile in a Continuous Delivery environment.
  • Able to host agile ceremonies and be disciplined in their scheduling and execution.
  • Drives continuous improvement through retrospectives.
  • Escalation point for the team, and owns issues until resolution.
  • Comfortable communicating to senior stakeholders on the status of the project and its RAID.
  • The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator and has experience working in a cross-functional environment.
  • Comfortable working with charts, including Gantt charts, as communication tools.
  • Able to work collaboratively with peers from all divisions across MMC, able to lead discussions, build consensus and encourage adoption.
  • Ability to learn work and work through established MMC practices and processes.

What makes you stand out:

  • Experience with teams working in contemporary application development stacks including MEAN, MERN, and other emerging open source technologies.
  • Relevant certification in agile practices.
  • Broad experience of agile tools including JIRA and ADO.
  • Experience managing agile teams delivering to technical stakeholders rather than business stakeholders.
  • Strong desire to develop and apply best practices in Agile, including coaching teams in Agile adoption.

……… Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)…………


At Experis (part of ManpowerGroup) global, we operate in over 50 countries worldwide, deploying more than 38,000 skilled professionals across the IT, Science and Engineering sectors every day. Few companies can match our scope, our history of success, or our reputation as the global leader in professional talent and workforce solutions – and that’s why over 80% of the Fortune Global 500 turn to us for the professional talent that will set them apart.


We’re a different kind of talent company. We precisely deliver in-demand talent for mission-critical positions, enhancing the competitiveness of the organisations and people we serve. From interim and permanent recruitment, to managed services and consulting; we deliver high-impact solutions that enable our clients to achieve more than they ever thought possible.

Back in 1987, we were founded as Elan and Nicholas Andrews. Over the years our company evolved into Jefferson Wells and Manpower Professional too. Today, we’re Experis: Ireland’s leading IT resourcing specialist, and the professional resourcing arm of the world’s workforce expert, ManpowerGroup

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