V-Nova

  • Scrum Master

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(28/11/2018 14:45)
    Job ID
    2018-1167
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    V-Nova™ is a London-headquartered company providing advanced video and image processing hardware and software solutions. Its novel encoding technology, PERSEUS™, is based on principles underlying human vision. PERSEUS™ simultaneously offers significant improvements in compression, picture quality and processing speed with reduced power consumption. This is true in all practical commercial applications, such as on- and offline broadcasting, contribution, production and distribution at all quality levels, and within existing infrastructure.

    Founded in 2011 as part of a growing consortium of leading global partners, V-Nova™ aims to serve multiple industry segments, including broadcasting, aerospace & defence, security, video conferencing, medical imaging and telematics.

    We’ve worked hard to create a company where talented, passionate people can thrive in a culture that values individual empowerment, excellence and collaboration.  Working at V-Nova™ gives you the chance to reshape how video is consumed around the world while you develop your skills, grow your career, and have fun.

     

    www.v-nova.com

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    As Scrum Master, you will have the responsibility for ensuring the teams in the Digital Delivery Centre follow consistent agile practices as they develop complex digital solutions. As a Leader and Coach you will be responsible for mentoring the Junior Scrum Masters to ensure best practices are implemented and are being followed and escalating centre-wide and strategic blockers to progress. You will also have responsibility to lead scrum teams within the centre.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure the consistent, reliable and repeatable delivery of Digital Services by the Agile Delivery teams through the promotion of Agile/Scrum principles and practices and by mentoring and coaching individual team and Junior Scrum Masters to optimise these methodologies for enhanced delivery.
    • Ensure the scrum team follows the Agile methodology and the scrum framework, supported via appropriate coaching and scrum master activities.
    • Remove blockers to successful delivery
    • Lead the teams towards the goal of becoming self-managing, optimally performing teams.
    • Promote Scrum values of Transparency, Focus, Courage, Respect, Commitment within the centre
    • Act as a buffer for the teams, removing distractions to delivery and interference from externals - this is very important. 
    • Facilitate centre-wide ceremonies (scrum of scrums, showcase, joint planning etc.)
    • Mentor and coach scrum masters
    • Drive consistent reporting on sprint activity to senior management
    • Manage senior stakeholder engagement
    • Undertake other Agile awareness activities, as required, across the business to build Agile awareness.

    Qualifications

    • Experience of delivering online, web and digital products using the Agile Scrum methodology
    • Experience of coaching, mentoring and managing Scrum Masters and Scrum teams and an advocate of continuous improvement and subject matter expertise.
    • Ability to work with and collaborate with software development teams, product managers, operations managers and other digital centre's to ensure that we have the technologies and processes in place to allow our teams to work efficiently.
    • Ability to manage senior stakeholders and report into the Centre's Leadership team
    • Ability to promote and increase awareness of Agile activates across the wider business and communities.
    • Clear thinking and creative flair.
    • Must have Jira and confluence experience. Ability to create Jira scrum workflows, reports, dashboards etc.
    • Should have some TDD/BDD/CI/CD experience.

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