Information Technology JobsScrum Master

  • CJ50438
  • Temporary/Contract
  • Dublin City Centre, Dublin North

Collins McNicholas

Scrum Master | Dublin | 1-3 years of Agile practical usage required |

Role Responsibilities:

  • Create empowered, self-organizing, high-performing teams
  • Facilitate planning and delivery
  • Time box events to effectively manage the team’s and stakeholders’ time
  • Create information radiators that automatically and continuously share pertinent information with the team and stakeholders
  • Increase transparency and aid in internal and external communication and alignment
  • Understand the differences between Scrum Masters and Project Managers and be able to collaborate effectively on teams with a Project Manager
  • Stay current with the Agile industry: Read and recommend valuable Lean and Agile books, blogs, articles, etc. to continuously increase the team’s Agile maturity; coach the team on developing a culture of continuous learning and improvement


Role Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of Agile practical usage in the role of Scrum Master; 3+ years preferred
  • Experience with Agile Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools (JIRA, Rally/Agile Central, Version One, etc.) preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of software development methodologies and fundamentals (Agile, SCRUM, Kanban, Lean, Waterfall, etc.)
  • Advanced interpersonal skills – able to establish strong working relationships and promote bi-directional communication within and across teams and programs
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile techniques such as continuous integration, automated testing, test-first approaches such as TDD, ATDD, etc., pairing for various roles, Agile games, etc.
  • Skilled in facilitation, continuous improvement, empowerment, transparency, building trust and servant leadership
  • Able to organize, moderate and demonstrate Agile industry best practices
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills with excellent written and verbal communication, time management, and individual and team building skills
  • Experience with developing and executing release plans, meeting deadlines, and coordinating timelines
  • Ability to apply advanced principles, theories and experiences, and contribute to the development of innovative ideas and practices
  • Ability to effectively facilitate discussions at various levels and suggest alternative approaches
  • Effectively manage challenging situations through negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Understanding of all facets of the software development life cycle including planning, development and quality assurance, change management, and release management


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aideen Kehoe.



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