Data Scrum Master

Financial Services

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Location

West Midlands, Solihull

Hybrid

Salary

£50k+

Experience Level

Entry

Junior

Mid

Senior

Expert

Our Client

Global Financial Solutions Provider

SPECIALTY

Personal Loans, Revolving Credit, Loan Consolidation Solutions, Payment Facilities/Short Term Credit, Real Estate Credit, Short Term Credit, In-Store Credit, Retail Credit Card, Car Leasing Services

INDUSTRY

Financial Services

Company Size

20000+ Employees

Aubay's Take

Our client is a leading finance provider in the UK and Europe and is part of one of the world’s largest financial entities. In this fast paced digital first world, our client provides responsible consumer finance solutions in a B2B and B2C capacity and offer a variety of creative strategies and adaptable lending choices that convert aspirations into reality. Their vision is to be a driver of positive change and to provide helpful and affordable finance options that customers can trust and use every day. Over the last 50 years, our client has built a portfolio of over 27 million clients and employs more than 20,000 employees globally – with a team of around 700 here in the UK. With their firm focus on creating a leading working environment with a strong emphasis on inclusivity and CSR, our client has been recognized as one of the top employers in the UK for three consecutive years.

Benefits from Aubay

At Aubay UK, people are at the heart of our business. We offer a competitive remunerations package which includes a range of benefits. You will receive continuous support from our dedicated team of Talent Acquisition Specialists who will support your career development and success during your assignment with our client.

25 Days Annual Leave

Work From Home Opportunities

Pension Scheme

Opportunities to Work Directly with our Client

Training Opportunities

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Role Summary

Aubay is seeking a proactive Data Scrum Master with previous experience of working in data-related change to join our client’s team within Financial Services. As agent of change, you will actively propagate Agile ways of working and best practices across the company. You will be responsible for overseeing the application of Agile principles, tools, and techniques, fostering Agile practices within chosen frameworks for maximum success. Being a servant leader, you will provide support and coaching to the Product Owner, squad, and stakeholders, facilitating and ensuring optimal collaboration. If you are a passionate Scrum Master with a customer-centric approach and previous experience with data-related projects, we encourage you to apply today.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Over 5+ years of experience in a Scrum Master/Coach role - Scrum Master certification required
  • Proven experience as a Scrum Master in data-related projects and strong interest in data-driven decision-making
  • Understanding of data analytics, data engineering, data governance, data quality, data security and data science processes and best practices
  • Knowledge of Lean, Scrum, Kanban, DevSecOps, Design Thinking
  • Leadership skills and ability to motivate cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge of Software Development roles, lifecycle, and organisational skills
  • Awareness and appreciation of IT and Business Risk & Cybersecurity
  • Ability to inspire, pass on knowledge, develop commitment (skill, culture, mind-set)
  • Ability to understand project mindset and use tooling to support squad
  • Understanding of Tribe and Guild approach and ability to create / support a new Squad, Tribe, etc. for new product
  • Experience managing and adapting Agile processes in line with business and delivery needs
  • Previous experience in the Financial Services Industry
  • Previous exposure to delivery and a project-mindset


Key Role Responsibilities

To guarantee the method for the benefit of the Product:

  • Being the contact person for and overseeing application of Agile values and principles within the squad
  • Applying the Agile approach and coordinating or facilitating the necessary procedures, governance and ceremonies
  • Supporting continuous improvement through feedback or other initiatives to improve squad efficiency
  • Coaching the squad and Product Owner on implementing the Agile framework
  • Proposing tried and tested or innovative techniques for defining, prioritising, developing and estimating, etc.

As a facilitator:

  • Ensuring smooth communication and promoting a positive atmosphere in the squad
  • Leveraging appropriate tooling and governance
  • Monitoring deliveries and actively supporting the squad in finding solutions to different emerging problems
  • Supporting and coaching the Product Owner in managing the backlog
  • Contributing to the reporting of reliable information regarding the progress of the squad’s work and/or the product
  • Supporting the governance required of the squad from PMO or the wider organisation

To manage the integration of the squad:

  • Anticipating the need for the squad
  • Supporting Agile @Scale where required
  • Helping with the integration of newcomers

To participate in agility management within a guild and/or chapter:

  • Helping create and enhancing tools that are reusable within the community
  • Contributing to the production of relevant content inspired by own experience, particularly for training purposes