Country:

Ireland

Cities:

Cork, Dublin

Area of expertise:

DevOps and Agile Coaching

Job Description

Avanade ranked no.1 by Top Employer Institute in Ireland!

 

 

About us 

 

Avanade is the world’s leading digital innovator and believe in making genuine human impact in everything we do. This is through the power of our people and cutting-edge Microsoft Technology. 


By joining Avanade’s software engineering practice you will have fantastic opportunity to operate at the forefront of technology, with access to best clients across the world, on challenging and exciting projects. 

 

We are a diverse team, and we are proud of our culture that welcomes every individual. In our teams you will find talented and passionate technologists, with a humble, collaborative, and positive attitude. 

 

If you are the type of person who thrives of constantly learning and challenging yourself with a genuine desire to do your best, then you could be successful here. We promise to invest in you and help give you the platform for continuous learning and development. 

 

Scrum Master  


As the key Facilitator of talented, passionate cross functional software development teams, you will be an Agile evangelist in propagating the Scrum framework throughout our software development teams.  


An established, engaging, people focused leader, you will be coaching and facilitating our teams growth through their agile journey towards being a self-sustaining collaborative outfit. 


This is a perfect time to join the Avanade Ireland team as we scale our teams out across the next year in line with our ambitious growth plans. It’s imperative that our agile methodology & standards are not just maintained but progressed over our growth journey. 


As Microsoft SI Partner of the year 17 times, this role allows you the opportunity to closely collaborate and learn from the very best, yet down to earth Microsoft software professionals in the Irish Software Industry. 


Are you an established, passionate & engaging Agile professional who wants to join one of Irelands fastest growing tech companies?  


Ready to spearhead the Agile strategy within a complex enterprise environment and help coach some of the best in the industry?  

 

Find out more below: 

 

Day-to-day you will: 


  • Facilitate Scrum events: Daily, Planning, Review, Retrospective 
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution 
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information 
  • Assist in compiling sprint and project metrics  
  • Monitor the work and process in Azure DevOps 
  • Guide the team in the user stories refinement, by breaking down and further cleaning up given PBIs 
  • Ensure the adequate handling of all backlog items 
  • You will also support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to refinement and maintaining the product backlog 
  • Shielding the team from interruptions during Sprints  
  • Walking the product owner through technical user stories  
  • Encouraging collaboration between the Scrum team and product owner  
  • Coaching your team in Scrum 

Your skills and qualifications include: 


  • A significant level of experience as Scrum Master experience within a software development environment 
  • Proven Track record of successfully applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory 
  • Has a technical background prior to being a SM - preferred although not essential
  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)  - preferred although not essential
  • Exceptional communication, mentoring & soft skills 
  • Has the Gravitas to lead teams and influence at all levels as a Servant Leader  

What we offer  

 

This is a superb opportunity to be in a rewarding role, that offers ongoing training! Avanade pays for all Microsoft certifications and recognises your dedication by offering you a strong career path. You will have an exposure to work on complex but exciting projects, using variety of Microsoft stack technologies. 

 

We are encouraging our employees to cross-train and develop their skills around different Microsoft technologies 

 

You’ll have ample opportunities for career growth and personal development, including ongoing professional technology training and management training. 

 

Moreover: 

 

  • Reward and Recognition scheme  

  • Wide benefits package  

  • Employee Share Purchase Plan  

  • Avanade University – real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally  

  • Dedicated career manager to encourage your progression  

  • Engaged and helpful co-workers genuinely interested in you 

 

We are looking for people with a real passion, dynamic approach and enthusiasm for technology! 

 




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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 


We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.


We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 


Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com