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Digital Agile Scrum Master

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Job Number: 00583826

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Role: Digital Agile Scrum Master

Location: London

Travel: Up to 100%


Introduction:

 

Digital revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play. Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

 

Accenture Digital is powered by three practices – Interactive (think commerce, content, marketing, experience), Industry X.0 (ioT, Mobile Devices and Apps, Platform and Serviced) and Analytics (Big data, AI, Visual analytics, etc). At the forefront of digital, you’ll create, own and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. We are not just focused on increasing revenues – our technologies and innovations are making millions of lives easier and more comfortable. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on. There will never be a typical day at Accenture Digital, but that’s why people love it here. You will be working with famous brands and household names – no worrying about how to explain what you do to your family again!

 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of 426,000 employees across the globe. We are looking for experienced applicants to join our team as Digital Delivery Scrum Master at Consultant level.

 

What responsibilities will you have


The Agile Scrum Master is responsible (at varying degrees based on level) to run successfully Agile ceremonies and help Scrum teams to increase their velocity and productivity. To achieve this, you will:

  • Support the delivery Lead in mobilising and shaping the delivery team;
  • Build high performing teams;
  • Be the person responsible for overall Agile practices, providing oversight to Accenture people as well as clients and 3rd parties;
  • Help the teams to organise themselves and meet its goals and coordinate activities with other teams;
  • Produce Burnt Down charts to reflect development activities
  • Work closely with Product Owner to translate requirements into low level user stories;
  • Propose new ways of working helping clients setting up the Agile capability (sometimes from scratch);
  • Support and develop key team members - on-shore, near-shore and off-shore;
  • Ensure contractual obligations are met and exceeded, delivering on-time, on-budget and capturing business value.

What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • You are a certified Scrum Master, or you have a proven track record of experience in working as Scrum Master.
  • You must have a good understanding of some of digital technologies such as Adobe AEM, Hybris, Websphere, Magento, ATG, Sitecore, WordPress, Open Text, Documentum, Drupal, Cloud computing (AWS, Azure), DevOps, IoT, Xamarin, Unity, AI (Amazon Lex, Polly), etc.

  • You have hands-on experience with skills such as Agile, Scrum, Scaled Agile for Enterprise (SAFe), Project Management, Technical Project Management, Programme Management, Release Management, Continuous Integration & Deployment, DevOps, Stakeholder Management, Design Thinking, Digital Commerce, Content Management Systems, Marketing Platforms, Front End Development.

What academic qualifications do you need?

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent work experience;
  • A formal Programme/Project management qualification (e.g. PMP, Agile PM, PRINCE2, etc.) is highly desirable.

What’s in it for you?


With lasting relationships with hundreds of clients across major industries and a market-leading “Innovation Architecture” structure, Accenture is the right place to find your niche or to build it. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

 

All our Digital professionals receive comprehensive training, covering business acumen, technical and professional skills. You'll also have opportunities to join specialised peer groups, to build your network and hone your skills and expertise. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others.

 

On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice.

 

What are the next steps?

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply. We’d love to get you in touch with one of our existing team, to talk more about where you can fit in.

 

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

 

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2018

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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