Scrum Master (Azure Cloud) | Beacon Technologies

Scrum Master (Azure Cloud)

Posted on February 16, 2021



Position Details


Job Summary

Beacon Technologies is hiring a Scrum Master (Azure Cloud) to work remotely.

Job Description

As a Scrum Master, you will be a servant leader for the engineering team to help them perform at the highest level. You will do this by protecting the team from both internal and external distractions so they can focus on priority change. As a Scrum Master you will hold the team accountable to their working agreements, Agile values and to the Agile framework. You will work to accelerate the pace of cloud transformation, promote continuous improvement, drive fast feedback and accelerate the adaptation to change. As a member of the Build and Deploy Team you’ll be part of a globally dispersed team working flexibly to drive change in alignment with business priorities. You will enable the team to work to Remote First principles and be responsible for creating and maintaining a healthy functioning team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Moderate an agile software engineering development team
  • Ensure that the methodical processes are implemented in the best way possible
  • Make a decisive contribution to achieving the team's goals
  • Be focused on delivery business value/outcomes
  • Promotes collaborative habits and behaviors in the team
  • Helps the team self-improve it’s working practices
  • Enables safe failure in a blame free culture
  • A champion for the team’s culture and successes
  • Foster a positive learning and growth environment
  • Support the team to continually develop skills & grow as individuals and a team
  • Embracing change as a growth opportunity
  • Supporting the team to stay relevant and current in any field of interest
  • Enables delivering value in a continuous and iterative way
  • Supports working in partnership with other teams
  • Enables knowledge sharing, skills transfer and delivery
  • Builds trust and confidence by working in the open
  • Supporting and encouraging anyone to work in any discipline
  • Uplifting the team to work on increasing range of opportunities
  • Able to influence widely and collectively
  • Remove constraints in anyone delivering any piece of work

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Scrum Master, preferably in a Cloud Platform and agile application development with appropriate certification in the position, e.g. Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
  • Advanced knowledge and experience to define what are good practice processes and tooling to align with a programme of work
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of working with ‘Agile’ tools, Kanban Boards, Wiki, Whiteboards
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in agile enterprise methodology, ITIL and service management foundations.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deliver structured deliverables under demanding timescales
  • The skill, confidence and experience to define and deliver presentations and communication with internal and external teams and agile ways of working programs
  • Advanced coaching skills to support the team follow Agile & Scrum

Preferred Competencies/Skills:

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Azure technology
  • Able to think about longer term, sustainable, solutions rather than short term fixes
  • A confident and supportive person
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant Azure certifications e.g. Azure Administrator Associate, Azure Developer Associate

Preferred Knowledge:

  • Intermediate knowledge of other cloud platforms, e.g. GCP and AWS


About Beacon Technologies

Are you looking to advance your career in information technology? Beacon Technologies offers career advancement opportunities, extensive training, and excellent benefits including paying for health and dental premiums for salaried employees. In addition to providing interesting opportunities, Beacon Technologies provides that old fashioned, personal touch, so you feel like a part of the Beacon team.