Scrum Master
Scrum Master

Who we are:

At NTT DATA we are exceptional together and we believe in growing by helping others grow, whether that be our clients, partners or employees.

Our talented team leads by example. We provide all the support you need to achieve the career of your dreams, giving you the tools to become the best version of you. We are constantly evolving, by creating more opportunities within our organisation and looking to innovative projects that shape your future.

We provide a safe environment in which all of us can be ourselves and reach our full potential.  This is a place where all individuals can be their true selves, be listened to and feel at home. Our success comes from our people, regardless of ethnicity, cultural background, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, or anything else that can be used to differentiate people because we are exceptional together.

As part of our continuous growth, we are looking for a Scrum Master join our team in Glasgow.

What you'll be doing:

  • Act as a servant leader to the team and wider organisation, championing the importance of the agile values and principles in all the decisions we make
  • To put the customer at the forefront of our value driven decisions
  • Work to remove impediments to the Scrum Team's progress
  • Ensure that all scrum events take place and are positive, productive and kept within the timebox
  • Coach the team to form a high-performing autonomous unit, delivering high quality product value to customers on a per sprint basis
  • Obsessed about delivering a quality product.
  • Self-organised to develop the product in the most efficient manner.
  • Accountable for the estimation of the effort to develop the product.
  • Able to implement the simplest solution possible to the problem.Coach the product owner how to
  • Define a product backlog in a customer-centric language.
  • Capture the right information at the right time, i.e. avoiding waterfall or big up-front designs
  • Avoid designing the solution for the team - focus on capturing the customer problem and accompanying acceptance criteria.
  • Organise and run refinement sessions to ensure the product backlog is in a state of readiness at the right time.

What you'll need:

  • Experience as a Scrum Master 
  • Familiarity with software development
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)
  • Scrum master certification
  • Experience of managing workstreams with Agile processes / methodologies - such as in a DevOps, Scrum, SAFe environment etc
  • Experience of using Agile tools for example JIRA, Confluence and collaboration tools.
  • Ability to manage complex projects / products across diverse teams across global locations
  •  Understanding of high-quality user stories and how to drive to a satisfactory MVP

...and finally:

This role will involve a mixture of working from home, working from our Central Glasgow office and our client’s offices. As a result, you will be able to enjoy Glasgow’s vibrant dynamics!

.... And another thing, you will be joining a close-knit team that is supportive and approachable. Which means that as a new joiner, you will always have someone available to offer help and guidance.

How to apply:

We appreciate that you may not have an up to date CV, so please just send what you have and let's organise a chat!

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Service Line Manager

Eduardo Fernandez
Energy & Utilities Director

I am a highly motivated and experienced Director with 15+ years of demonstrated international history working in the information technology and services industry who thrives on building teams, developing relationships at all stakeholder levels and challenging where appropriate to deliver quality outcomes. Experienced in Digital Transformation focusing on switching the IT function to become a business partner aimed to impact business goals and results. Throughout my career I have spent considerable amounts of time working with global teams and as such I have gained an appreciation of how to strategically plan and successfully execute while respecting both global and regional priorities, culture and vision. I strongly believe that organisations should embrace technological disruption to gain competitive advantage. Please feel free to reach out, happy to help if I can.

Glasgow City Centre

“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Fernando Apezteguia, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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