Lead Scrum Master

  • WorldRemit
  • London, UK
  • Jun 05, 2019
Full time SCRUM

Job Description

The role: 

Based in London, reporting to the VP of Engineering, you’ll lead a small team of Scrum Masters who work across a number of feature teamsIn our Technology organisation, the work we do is varied, from creating new products and features to improving existing functionalityWe strive to improve every day  to be build better teams and a better customer experience. This is real growth at pace.  


Your responsibilities: 

  • Model the way. You will manage and mentor a small team of Scrum Masters working across different squads in the London office. You’ll evaluate developmental needs and identify opportunities for improvements of the Scrum Masters skills and knowledge, managing their performance to help them succeed as individuals and as a team.  
  • Player & Coach. As well as leading the Scrum Masters, you will play a full role working directly with a small number of feature teams.  
  • Help build the right environment. Fostering a culture where issues can be discussed in an open, transparent, non-judgmental way, enabling issue resolution to become a positive experience.  
  • Be the voice of reason. You will be a strong facilitator and mediator in Scrum ceremonies and beyond. Getting groups to find the right way forward is key.  
  • Agilcoaching. Working closely with Engineering Managers, Product Owners and Scrum Masters, you’ll work to evolve and grow the capability and continued adoption of agile principles and working practices to drive high productivity across the tech organisation. 
  • Data focusedAnalyse and present data in a way that helps us drive productivity and reach our goals.  

What we are looking for: 

  • Agile mastery. Extensive experience of applying agile practices to deliver fast moving digital products in cross-functional teams. 
  • A leader and mentor. Experience of managing and mentoring a team of scrum masters with demonstrable experience of driving higher performance. 
  • Positivity. A positive, self-sufficient leader with great communication skills and energy. 
  • Bias for action. You’re a self-starter, always looking to solve the challengeYou have the ability to influence at all levels of an organisation to promote better ways of working.  
  • Growth mindset. A willingness to use your skills and experience to mentor less-experienced Scrum MastersYou’ll also show desire to learn from others and make yourself better every day. 


Who we are: 

We’re changing the way people send money abroad. We’re taking something complicated and making it simple. Our people and our technology work together to create faster, easier and lower cost money transfers. We send to more than 150 countries around the world and have over 3 million happy customers – a number that’s growing every day. After all, 120,000 5 reviews can’t be wrong!  
We believe in helping our customers’ hard work go further. We’ve helped millions of children to go to school, helped thousands of people to receive medical treatment and, every week, we help tens of thousands of people to pay their bills. But most importantly, we do it all with the creativity, imagination and colourful spirit of our customers.  
The work we’re doing is making a splash in the fintech industry too. Accel Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures have invested $140 million in us – and as early backers of the likes of Facebook, Spotify and Netflix, we know we’re in good company! Not only that, but we’re also a member of TechCity UK’s prestigious FutureFifty.  
Changing the world isn’t easy, but we’re hoping to find the right people to join us on our way. If you think differently, believe in new solutions to old problems and have the drive to make things happen, you might just be what we’re looking for.