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Scrum Team Lead

Scrum Team Lead

Our clients currently have an exciting new opportunity for a Scrum team Lead to join their team.

As a team lead you will be at the sharp end of making technology change happen and growing our clients business.

You will be getting ‘hands on’ with the latest Cloud Computing technology, such as SalesForce and Amazon Web Services.

Your solutions will bring applications to life for our clients, clients.

You will translate critical requirements from product owners into technical possibilities that you will design with your team and discuss with the architecture group in the scrum of scrums.

Main duties and responsibilities               

  • Lead - Generate features and applications that are intuitive, time-saving and allow users to provide critical services to the public.

    Maintain a consistent look-and-feel across clients and deployments.
  • Mentor - Keep up to date with the latest changes in cloud technology and acquire industry standard certifications.

    Mentor other developers on your field of specialty and learn from them.

    You’ll also be in charge of suggested progression training for your team.
  • Build - Peer review code and UX with your team of developers, run show-and-tells with clients as well as retrospectives to determine successful outcomes.

    Liaise with release management to make sure that clients receive timely, safe and welcome updates.
  • Teamwork - Work closely with the product owner to determine the best approach for development.

    Share stories and expertise in scrum meetings.

    Trial and adopt new development practices to improve development quality and speed across the organisation.

Essential skills   

  • Problem Solving - You will have a confident approach to problem solving within restricted timescales as well as a proven ability to organise and manage small teams.

    You should have the ability to work on your own initiative as well as work well within a team.
  • Knowledge of cloud services/APIs - Knowledge of cloud services/APIs such as Amazon Web Services with DynamoDB, S3 and JSON would be highly beneficial.

    You will have experience of designing or working with web APIs.

    REST and SOAP services.
  • Customer and Stakeholder Management - You will be a strong influencer and communicator with on key decisions both internally and externally and will be confident in developing relationships with customers within the public sector.
  • Experience of web projects - You will have a history of working with commercial projects and be able to demonstrate your abilities with a core language such as NodeJS, C# or Java with complimentary web skills HTML 5, Javascript, Jquery and CSS.
  • Line Management - Good personal skills and experience with young, enthusiastic staff, running daily scrums and caring for people.

Desirable Skills 

  • Agile Project Management - A good understanding of agile project management methodologies
  • SalesForce - Any knowledge of the SalesForce platform would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Be Fun - Have interesting stories to tell and join in with the fun and games.

About our Client           

"As we said, we’ve been quite successful so far but don’t take our word for it.

We have won awards like the Barclays Small Business Excellence Awards 2016, which is given to companies that have displayed outstanding innovation, product, quality, service, imagination, marketing and managerial skills.

We have also won the European IT Excellence Award in 2016 for Customer Solution, which is given to companies that demonstrated how carefully they have been listening to their customers and building solutions that do make a difference.

We partner with the best in our industry, including Salesforce and Amazon Web Services.

And if shiny awards were not enough, check out what we do and say at - Arcus on Facebook.

Our perks - Yes, we have a pool table (albeit it doubles as a desk at the moment) and beer in the fridge too; but we also have:-

  • Friendly and Entrepreneurial Environment: since the start we have created a stimulating, fun, collaborative and entrepreneurial environment where people are looked after.

    Joining Arcus means you’ll be joining a 'family' rather than 'just another company'.
  • Social events: we organise BBQs that would make Jamie Oliver jealous, near Olympic standard punting at works parties in lovely Cambridge; we also pursue the great outdoors in our legendary camping days (Bear Grylls step aside!).

    If that’s not enough for you, we have exciting monthly Team Awesome events.

    The name says it all!
  • Sports: we run epic weekly gaming and sport events spanning from badminton, basketball and football (we are currently playing an InterFirm league), tennis and squash
  • Music: if you have musical talents, we even have a club for this!
  • Flexibility: we care about results and personal initiative so we allow our teams a degree of flexibility (e.g.

    working from home, flexible schedule)
  • Growth: ample opportunities to learn, develop, thrive and grow
  • Career progression: you’ll be able make your mark and shape your own career path and build
  • Remuneration: Competitive salary and benefits"

How to Apply

Please click on the link provided and you will be redirected to our clients website to apply directly.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £28k - 35k per year + Benefits
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: ARC37
  • Posted: 2017-04-28 14:40:15 -

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