Scrum Master required by multinational for pemanent role in Carlow. 


  • Guides the Agile team in the understanding and application of Agile frameworks with the intention of achieving self organization
  • Facilitates team planning ensuring balance between technical and story/request delivery
  • Ensures timely delivery of commitments through the management and removal of the Agile team’s impediments
  • Ensures Agile management tools (application lifecycle management tools and/or Kanban boards) are up to date and reflect the prioritization of the backlog
  • Consistently monitors and reports on Agile team metrics, including technical quality continuous integration, burndowns, lead times, throughput, flow efficiency etc.
  • Collaborates with the product owner and/or other technical stakeholders to prioritize backlog considering business value, technical debt and risk.
  • Facilitates retrospectives and/or service or operational reviews by providing an environment where candid feedback is welcomed and encourages suggestions from the Agile team members that are targeted towards improving overall team performance.
  • Facilitates timely and efficient daily stand-ups
  • Responsible for creating an energetic, collaborative and motivated team culture
  • Contributes agile knowledge of values, principles, and practices to help continuously improve the organization-wide adoption and process
  • When appropriate, assists teams in further breakdown of cards/work
  • Partners with other Scrum/Kanban Masters across the organization as necessary


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and/or Kanban Management Professional (KMP) where appropriate
  • Working knowledge of various Agile frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban, etc.)
  • Strong planning, organization, communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience working with large, small, remote and co-located teams
  • Demonstrated experience working with teams and able to balance personal accountability with ensuring team increasingly becomes self-managed
  • In-depth understanding of agile values, principles and practices
  • Understands fundamentals of evolutionary change, iterative & incremental development
  • Understands other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to team and enterprise
  • Actively demonstrates and promotes Agile values and practices
  • Experience with Microsoft’s Technical Foundation Server (TFS) or a similar Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tool is a plus
  • Must be authorised to work in Ireland

Please contact Emer Moore to discuss in confidence


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