Are you an Agile Guru? Can you “conduct” the software development orchestra to deliver all the right notes in the right order? Could you guide our teams to true agile excellence? Are you ready for the challenge of delivering the world’s fastest growing Active Digital Preservation solution knowing that it is safeguarding the world’s most precious digital assets?

We are Preservica and we are changing the way organisations safeguard their digital information. Our projects are at the razor’s edge of commercial software solutions addressing the need for smart digital preservation technologies. As a world-leader in digital preservation, our award-winning software is used by leading businesses, archives, libraries, museums and government organisations across the globe.

We are growing at pace and to maintain our cadence we believe in hiring strong technical talent and then supporting that talent to grow with us. Our offices are in Abingdon but this role could be either office based or worked remotely in the UK.

 

The Role:

Working across multiple sprint teams your focus will be on ensuring that each team has the tools, processes and support to deliver on their commitments. An excellent communicator, you will also work closely with the Product team and other stakeholders to manage their expectations and keep your teams on the product road map. You will provide a strong influence over the practical and behavioral processes used by the development team as we build our agile practice.

 

Key tasks will include:

  • Scrum master – facilitating Scrum, sprint and backlog reviews, sprint planning, retrospectives in several teams & mentor the teams on agile best practices
  • Working with the Product team to agree on & maintain a refined Product Backlog.
  • Work with other delivery managers and the release manager to manage product dependencies; maintain accurate schedules for product releases; establish & maintain core-delivery KPI’s.
  • Review, facilitate and align Agile ways of working, ceremonies, processes, and practice to ensure effective delivery
  • Nurture a trusting and transparent environment whereby problems can be raised with an emphasis on problem-solving and continuous improvement.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 3+ years as a Scrum master, ADM or Agile Coach
  • Proven background in the Agile Delivery Management of complex software projects
  • Proven experience of Agile estimation techniques using story pointing, planning poker etc
  • Experienced leader, able to drive or influence outcomes through a peer organisation.
  • Experience working with customers, external-facing APIs, multi-facetted digital products & partners.
  • The desire to work in a fast-paced results-driven environment with a diverse set of responsibilities.
  • Outstanding communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with a global team, across multiple time zones.
  • Be prepared to work out of usual business hours when required to teleconference with overseas teams, as necessary.
  • Excellent understanding of Jira, Confluence and Git. Administration experience preferred

 

What We Offer:

As well as a competitive salary and benefits package, we also offer great future prospects in a fast-growing market sector. From improving your technical abilities to developing leadership skills, we can offer tailored career development based on your aspirations. This is supported by our focus on personal development and training - all our staff have an annual training allowance, which can be used to learn new technologies, develop soft skills or earn recognized professional qualifications.

 

 

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