Senior Scrum Master

19 Jan 2022
18 Feb 2022
Full Time
Contract Type

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.


"Innovation isn't one single spark, it's a passion for relentless pushing to understand our place in tomorrow's media and its connection to the audience" - Tom Des Jardins, Director Innovation and AI


What you'll do:


* Coach, mentor, and develop the team to high performance
* Organise and facilitate the Scrum process as required, including key Scrum events.
* Assist with Product Owner to keep the focus on continuous value optimisation and customer collaboration
* Partner with the team to identify impediments to their progress and support them in resolving these
* Co-ordinates with other Scrum teams and non-Agile departments on dependencies between the teams and takeaways that could help each other
* A structured and open approach to Agile planning.
* Ensures all relevant parties are aware of the team's progress and ability to deliver.


What you'll bring:


* Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques
* You will have at least years' experience of working as a Scrum Master in a well-functioning Scrum environment
* You will be an excellent communicator and listener and negotiator
* A real passion for software and technology, be a focused self-starter with a positive attitude whilst running multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
* PSM II certification preferred


Technology Strategic Services


Our Technology Strategic Services team comes up with the strategy to smash the technology ambitions of our business. We're made up of problem solvers and strategic thinkers, who influence the direction the business is headed by looking at the bigger picture. From developing super tight cyber security operations that protect our systems, to supporting our Group CTO through our Central Services Function, we manage and deliver large-scale, transformational programmes and make sure we're always ahead of the game.


The rewards:


There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:


* Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
* A generous pension package
* Private healthcare
* Discounted mobile and broadband
* Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences


Where you'll work:




Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.


On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.




We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.


At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.


And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.


Why wait?


Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.


To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.


Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.


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