Appnovation helps brands thrive through innovative, people-inspired experiences and solutions. By embracing the powerful combination of technology and agility, we seamlessly integrate strategy, experience, design, development and analytics.

We create standout digital experiences by collaborating with brands to understand the individual challenges and goals for every initiative. Focusing on our clients’ customers, we effectively combine empathy, evidence and real-world insight so that solutions are derived from truth and meaning. Appnovation is an award-winning team dedicated to inspiring possibility.

Scrum Master 

Appnovation helps brands thrive through innovative, people-inspired experiences and solutions. By embracing the powerful combination of technology and agility, we seamlessly integrate strategy, experience, design, development and analytics.

We create standout digital experiences by collaborating with brands to understand the individual challenges and goals for every initiative. Focusing on our clients’ customers, we effectively combine empathy, evidence and real-world insight so that solutions are derived from truth and meaning. Appnovation is an award-winning team dedicated to inspiring possibilities.

This role is based out of the Cardiff office with a lot of remote flexibility but can also be based out of our other offices which we have situated across the UK.

 YOU WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO:

  • Manage multiple concurrent projects for Appnovation’s global and growing list of clients
  • Manage project timelines, budgets, and maintain costs to remain within or under budget
  • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
  • Work with Product Owners to handle backlog grooming and new requests
  • Facilitate internal communications and be the point of contact with external stakeholders
  • Estimate and track project velocity, costs, develop resource plans, and work to assess potential issues and risks
  • Coach team members in Agile frameworks and guide the teams to higher levels of scrum maturity
  • Resolve conflicts, remove obstacles, and help teams implement changes effectively
  • Ensure deliverables are up to high quality standards at the end of each sprint
  • Identify and provide recommendations for process improvement in the delivery of projects
  • Help build a productive and enjoyable environment where team members ‘own’ the product.

 

JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Are you an experienced Scrum Master with a deep passion for coaching and coordinating software development teams? Do you wish you could find a job that lets you work on challenging and diverse projects for some of the world’s top brands? 

As a Scrum Master with Appnovation, you’ll be responsible for managing multi-functional teams in the business of consulting, designing, developing, training and supporting digital transformation and digital marketing solutions for our clients around the world!

 

Must Haves:

  • 4+ years of proven Scrum Master experience in a digital agency, professional services or consulting environment, with a focus on running multiple concurrent scrum teams
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)
  • Good knowledge of other Agile frameworks is a plus (Kanban, Crystal, XP, SAFe, etc.)
  • Must have either Scrum Master Certification or Hands-On Agile experience that can be described in detail
  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills with the proven ability to effectively communicate across different levels of the organization
  • Exceptional planning, organizational, conflict-resolution, and problem-solving skills

 

Nice To Haves:

  • Business analysis and requirements management experience 
  • A solid understanding of, or hands-on experience with, software development, including experience in mobile development, web development or multi-tech platform implementation 

WHO YOU ARE:

  • First and foremost, you are passionate about new technology, incredible with clients, and widely recognized for the depth of your Project Management skills
  • Comfortable working with clients and discussing technical and business requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to establish strong working relationships with team members, establishes roles and responsibilities, provides direction and fosters effective team skills to complete tasks on time
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, and are able to communicate project details clearly 
  • Able to estimate project costs, set deadlines, and effectively manage teams of professionals to meet deadlines
  • Able and keen to work in a very fast paced, growth environment
  • Interested in directly influencing the continued growth of Appnovation

 

Thank you for your interest in a career with Appnovation Technologies! Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
Appnovation is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and accommodations are available upon request throughout the recruitment process.

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