Scrum Master / Technical Business Analyst

Due to continued growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Scrum Master / Technical Business Analyst

The primary role of Scrum Master/ Technical BA is to oversee the scrum team and delivery of sprints and to provide technical requirements for the completion of user stories, serving as a bridge between product owner/ management and the development team.

Scrum Master / Technical Business Analyst

Overview

The primary role of Scrum Master/ Technical BA is to oversee the scrum team and delivery of sprints and to provide technical requirements for the completion of user stories, serving as a bridge between product owner/ management and the development team.

The role is full time 5 days per week, Woodbridge/ Cambridge office based with visits to the other site and some home working.

Location

Woodbridge or Cambridge

Hours

9:00 – 17:30, Full Time

Closing date

Responsibilities and Experience

Responsibilities 

  • Write requirements from a technical perspective for Development Team completion, based on BA Team user stories/ specs
  • Analyse technical /business impact of proposed changes to the product
  • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
  • Clear obstacles and remove blockages to achieve team sprint success
  • Facilitate a good Scrum environment, conditioning and empowering the team to be self-managed
  • Build team cohesion and foster good communication amongst the development teams
  • Keep project stakeholders up to date with scrum team progress against objectives
  • Escalate risks, resource gaps and delays as needed
  • Maintain and manage JIRA Kanban/ project boards

Essential Skills / Experience

  • Familiarity with Agile software development and test cycle
  • Excellent knowledge of Agile, Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, negotiation and leadership skills
  • Assertive qualities – must be able to ensure Agile/ Scrum concepts/ principles are adhered to, be the voice of reason and authority amongst the team
  • Problem-solving and conflict-resolution ability
  • Technical knowledge/ experience e.g., BSc Computer Science, Development/ Software engineering experience, knowledge of programming languages, understanding of cloud infrastructure and systems architecture
  • Use of JIRA or similar tool
  • Agreement to complete Security Clearance & NPPV3

Desirable skills

  • Experience in a scrum master role
  • Business Analysis qualification
  • Scrum master certification
  • Work experience on other project phases like programming, implementation and testing
  • Knowledge of law enforcement organisation structures, functions and needs

Benefits

Working for Chorus has a number of different benefits, please find them listed below:

  • Competitive salary
  • Vitality healthcare
  • 25 days holiday
  • Death in service – 6 x salary
  • Share options
  • Gym membership
  • Training
  • Pension (auto enrolment)
  • Security clearance

The Company

Chorus Intelligence is a global technology company headquartered in the United Kingdom. Its North American headquarters is in Virginia Beach.

We are trusted suppliers of investigative software that enables our customers to confidently turn data into intelligence and evidence.  We have created the Chorus Intelligence Suite, a modular software solution that assists law enforcement through each stage of a digital investigation.

Chorus has been providing law enforcement with innovative software solutions since 2011.  We are established in most of the UK’s Police Forces and Government Agencies and are growing exponentially across North America.

Chorus Intelligence prides itself on being customer focused and driven. We employ agile working practices and a flat organisational structure that keeps us all in proximity. Ideas and new ways of working are encouraged, with quick decisions and actions allowing us to deliver high customer satisfaction and excellent retention rates.

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    Chorus is by far the most significant aid to intelligence technology this century.

    Investigator UK Police Force