SCRUM MASTER

Job Description

About The Role

Within GVC’s Central Data & Insight team you will be part of a team of Data Engineers, Data Stewards, Insight and Reporting analysts driving high-profile strategic and operational initiatives, delivering data solutions, marketing and business insights, and making recommendations for short and long-term decisions.

The team is growing and there are multiple projects being carried out. In order to help us succeed, we are looking for a Scrum Master who will ensure that the squad enjoys optimal conditions (processes, environment, freedom from impediments, status tracking) to achieve its deliverables.

Working as a Scrum Master within the Central Data & Insight team, you’ll help deliver on the projects being carried out by the team. You will guide the day-to-day activities, run the daily stand-ups, facilitate core meetings, get the team working together.

You will be working with a high performing team, increasing productivity and quality of delivery whilst also driving continuous improvement. You will have a collaborative working style, building strong relationships with people to facilitate a culture of trust.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Help create and manage team roadmaps and backlogs with the team managers
  • Produce a detailed breakdown of development tasks on projects
  • Facilitate regular meetings including daily stand-ups, backlog grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives, and sprint demos
  • Manage resources, risk, quality, scope and deliverables (with the team managers)
  • Collaborate with other internal teams and scrum masters/project managers to manage cross dependencies and sequencing of deliverables
  • Manage dependencies between teams, IT and third-party vendors and facilitate release management
  • Assist the team managers to prioritize items by keeping the backlog groomed
  • Track and ensure visibility of team metrics and progress of sprints and releases
  • Proactively identify impediments to the team and appropriately resolve

Skills & Experience:

  • Must be an exceptional planner who is highly organized with attention to detail, self-directed, efficient and able to manage complex projects in a timely manner
  • Should have sufficient understanding of different technologies to be able to facilitate any technical discussion about any technical approach or framework
  • Experience of integration projects on a large-scale environment
  • Excellent skills and knowledge of facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Excellent organisation skills, ensuring transparency of plans and deliverables
  • A continuous improvement mindset to drive improvements to team performance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to resolve conflict and improve team dynamics
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to actively champion the right decisions made through consensus
  • Working knowledge in the area of Business Intelligence, data warehousing, analytics is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Dev/Ops and CI/CD principles and toolsets and test automation an asset
Additional Information
At GVC, the ambition, focus, energy and character of our digital marketing teams makes sure they’re ready for whatever we throw at them. Bring your skills to a business with the drive to match your own. Bring your resilience, and as part of our Gibraltar team you’ll make the world’s most amazing entertainment and gaming even more memorable. All underpinned with our commitment to responsibility and ethics. For the good of entertainment.
About The Company
Our portfolio of sports betting and gaming companies includes some of the most well-known brands in the industry, such as Ladbrokes, bwin, and Coral. We’ve a huge high street presence with an increasing share of online gaming activity. We take our commitment to safeguarding our customers extremely seriously. We make sure they know their limits and we work with them to make sure everyone enjoys our products and services responsibly.

 

Ready to bring it on? Bring your spark and ambition to GVC and you can be adventurous from the start. For the good of entertainment. Apply now!