Senior Scrum MasterNew Malden, GBR

Requisition ID: R10161035

  • Category: Information Technology

  • Location: New Malden, London, United Kingdom

  • Clearance Type: Security Check (SC)

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

Define Possible at Northrop Grumman UK

At Northrop Grumman UK, our mission is to solve the most complex challenges by shaping the technology and solutions of tomorrow. We call it Defining Possible.

This mind-set goes beyond our customer solutions; it’s the foundation for your career development and the impact we have within the community. So, what’s your possible?

Opportunity:

This is more than just a job; it’s a mission.

As a Senior Scrum Master, you will support the increasing need to protect our national security through the development of products and solutions in an agile environment. Working on strategically important National Defence Programmes, the Senior Scrum Master is accountable for the effectiveness of their teams. You’ll do this by supporting the adoption and application of lean-agile practices, both within your teams and the wider organisation, through coaching, mentoring and facilitating.

UK Defence business is a Sovereign software and systems centre of excellence. As well as developing and supporting UK wide and internationally deployed multi-domain command and control systems, our work is critical to the modern backbone of the Royal Navy. We pioneer – with fierce curiosity, dedication, and innovation, we seek to solve the world’s most challenging problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a servant-leader and facilitator to support teams in the day-to-day operation of their lean-agile practices

  • Actively facilitate team events (e.g. Sprint Planning, Review and Retrospective) and supporting activities such as backlog refinement to ensure that the highest priority outcomes are achieved

  • Support the team in identifying and addressing impediments to the attainment of goals, including taking action to remove impediments where appropriate

  • Contribute to the identification of training and development needs, for the team as a whole and for individual team members as required

  • Support teams or individuals to improve performance and achieve goals through training, coaching and mentoring

Benefits:

We can offer you a range of flexible and hybrid working options to suit you, including optional compressed working schedule with every other Friday off. Our benefits including private health care, career development opportunities and performance bonuses. For a comprehensive list of benefits, speak to our recruitment team.

We are looking for:

  • Practical experience of servant-leadership in agile teams

  • Thorough knowledge of agile principles, practices and methods, particularly Scrum

  • Excellent organisational and facilitation skills

  • Holds a recognised Scrum Master certification e.g. CSM, PSM I, SSM

Security clearance:

You must be able to gain and maintain the relevant UK Government security clearance in line with the job role (SC). Our requirement team is on hand to answer any questions and we will guide you through the process: .

Why join us?

  • Be part of our global team of 100,000 colleagues – The possibilities for your future career are only limited by your drive. Whether you’re looking for a hands-on internship or your next leadership position, we have career opportunities across the world. Northrop Grumman continues to expand and broaden our presence in global markets and strengthen our partnerships with local industry.

  • A mission to believe in Every day we contribute to building a more secure and connected world, expanding our reach from land, sea, and air to space and cyberspace. From engineering data and intelligence solutions, to developing maritime navigation and control systems and innovating command and control systems for the UK and NATO, what we do together matters.

  • A place to belong and thrive Every voice matters at our table meaning you can bring your authentic self to work. From our Employee Resource Groups backed by thousands of employees, to sponsoring Cheltenham Pride and our partnerships with Association For Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers, Forces Transition Group, Mind, and Women in Defence – we are passionate about growing and supporting our inclusive community where everyone can belong.

  • Your career, your way - Shape your career journey with diverse roles, mentorship, and development opportunities that fuel your curiosity, channel your expertise and nurture your passion. Looking for flexibility? Balance your professional career with your personal life, health and wellbeing benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development. Speak to our team to find the balance that’s right for you.

Ready to apply?

Yes – Submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by our team and we will be in touch.

Possibly, I’d like to find out more about this role – Reach out to our team for more information and support: .

No, I don’t think this role is right for me – Our extensive UK growth means we have exciting, new opportunities opening all the time. Speak to our team to discuss your career goals.

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Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce.