Scrum Master

Job Req ID:  10488
Posting Date:  25-Jan-2023
Function:  Software Engineering

RMZ Ecoworld, Devarabeesanahal, Bengaluru, India

Salary:  Competitive

About BT

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.
We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.
So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT.

Why this job matters

BT’s new modernisation and simplification programme is an exciting, innovative and ambitious programme of change that affects BT’s Digital Consumer function as well as our customers and partners.  We are focussed in transforming our services in a collaborative human centred way, shifting to agile working across the whole software lifecycle, strengthening our partnerships and improving our leadership and culture.  Our team structures and ways of working are changing.  We are growing our people’s skills for the future and we are evolving our platforms, architecture, data & insight, digital and tooling. 
Working in the UK's leading telco, you'll be joining us on our transformation journey and bring fresh perspective to our agile at scale approach as we move to a techco.  
Working at the heart of our digital estate, you'll be collaborating with multiple cross-functional squads to deliver customer-first experiences. Adopting the best agile practices and coaching those around you as we learn and grow at an accelerated rate. 

What I’ll be doing – your accountabilities

•    Adopting and implementing appropriate agile methodologies to continuously improve and release value sooner to our customers 
•    Demonstrate use of metrics/data to inspect team maturity, inefficiencies, predictability, and areas for adaptation 
•    Facilitating Scrum Events such as sprint planning, retrospectives and daily scrums where appropriate 
•    Helps the team to focus on delivery of high quality stories on a predictable, sustainable cadence.
•    Play an active role within the agile community to grow our talent and bring new experiments to the table 
•    Use data with the squads and stakeholders to optimise ways of working 
•    Identifying and applying agile principles, tools and techniques to foster a culture and operating environment that promotes autonomy  
•    Shielding the squad and removing impediments and/or dependencies  

Experience you would be expected to have

•    2-3+ years (preferred) working within an agile environment as a Scrum Master within a scrum team 
•    Working experience software delivery in an Agile environment
•    Experience of resolving problems / issues / technical blockers
•    Detail and working knowledge of modern Agile development processes in a large, fast paced, Digital environment
•    Awareness of API development and integration
•    Implemented changes to ways of working to improve Digital development
•    Solid people engagement skills - able to bring people together to work closely

Skills required for the job

•    Recognised Scrum Master Certification 
•    Demonstrable experience using Scrum/Lean and Kanban 
•    Strong knowledge of the Software Development LifeCycle (SDLC) and ability to collaborate/support technical experts
•    Applied experience of servant leadership, facilitation, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment and increasing transparency 
•    Excellent coaching and communication skills at appetite for challenging the status quo
•    Track record of implementing improvements which has released value or efficiencies faster to the business/customers

Who is the BT Group
We're the leading communications provider with customers in 180 countries. Across the world we enable customer's digital transformations so they can thrive. our focus is simple: be the global provider-of-choice for managed network and IT infrastructure services..