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Date: 23-Nov-2021

Location: Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU GB Southampton, GB, SO16 7PX GB Glasgow, GB, G3 8JU London, GB, EC3M 4BS Gateshead, GB, NE11 9SY

Company: Lloyds Register

 

Digital Products

At LR Digital Products, we help clients cut through their data noise to enhance asset performance, take an intelligent approach to risk management and ultimately give confidence that steers strategic operations.  We enable people to make smart use of data, to speak the same language as their assets and unlock their knowledge.

 

Our powerful software family flows across sectors. With intuitive interfaces and analysis tools, they make tactical sense of divergent data and produce fast, accurate answers.  Working on live projects around the globe, our software is trusted by industry leaders, academics, regulatory bodies and technology innovators.

We pride ourselves in giving developers a friendly, relaxed environment to work, somewhere where you can use your own initiative and where your ideas can help shape your project.

 

Scrum Master

As part of our continued expansion, the Digital Products team is looking for an ambitious Scrum Master to join our growing development team, based in Aberdeen and Newcastle.

You will possess the drive, enthusiasm and ambition to form part of a dynamic team within a fast-moving company.  You need to be willing to embrace challenges and will have the opportunity to contribute to the future shape and direction of the team.

 

You will:

  • Coach the development squads on agile values and principles.  
  • Guide the teams to develop and refine processes to promote accountability, transparency and continuous improvement.  
  • Facilitate the removal of impediments to the team’s progress using effective cross-discipline communication.  Protect the team from outside distractions.
  • Facilitate all team ceremonies e.g. daily stand-ups, sprint planning, sprint review and sprint retrospective meetings.  Ensure they are productive and kept within the timebox. 
  • Empower teams to self-organise and provide continuous delivery. 
  • Provide servant-leadership to the teams.
  • Work closely and use effective communication with distributed stakeholders (product owners, architects, developers, expert users and QA engineers) to meet project /sprint goals that deliver features in the AllAssets cloud application.  
  • Assess and improve user stories with the team, ensure acceptance criteria are successfully created and effectively liaise with stakeholders.
  • Work with the product owner to define objectives and scope
  • Measure productivity within the squad and motivates them to deliver results.
  • Collaborate with others across LR’s Digital Products team to improve and implement best practices.
  • Build and maintain a culture that there is a productive environment where team members ‘own’ the product and enjoy working on it
     

You will need:

  • Respected and proven experience as a scrum master with multi-discipline teams of 6-8 people in a commercial software environment
  • Excellent knowledge of agile frameworks including ceremonies and artifacts
  • Experience in coaching teams in agile principles and empowering them to become self-organising
  • Ability to challenge others and be comfortable with being challenged
  • Experience in using metrics to track the progress of sprints
  • Experience in problem-solving and conflict resolution 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication 
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Scrum Master certification 
     

 

Desirable:

  • Experience in working on cloud-based web applications 
  • Experience with Azure DevOps would be an advantage.
  • Asset integrity or engineering background would be an advantage, but not essential.

 

Remote Working

In line with how the world is changing, Lloyd’s Register is becoming a more technology-led organisation. Our CEO, Nick Brown, is focused on growth and agility; as long as we continue to provide the best service to our customers, our focus is on finding the right person for the job, regardless of location. With this in mind, we are open to applications, whoever you are with the required experience, from anywhere in the UK. This supports our approach to flexible working and ensures the best people and expertise are available to our customers, wherever they are. Please speak to the recruiter or hiring manager for this role about a flexible location. We want Lloyd’s Register to have the perfect role for you, wherever you are.

 

 

Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register:

Together we are one Lloyd’s Register, committed to developing an inclusive and safe workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity. We strive to ensure that all applicants to LR experience equality of opportunity and fair treatment, because we believe it is the right thing to do. We hope you do too.

 

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