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Principal Systems Engineer - Agile Management

Principal Systems Engineer - Agile Management

  • Location:

    Weymouth

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Software and Systems, Security Cleared

  • Salary:

    £62.39 - £70.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Simon Page

  • Contact email:

    Simon.Page@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    182942SPP_1610532606

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-10

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Morson Talent

Principal Systems Engineer / Systems Engineering Manager

Weymouth - 12 month duration - £70 p/h Ltd/Umbrella - Inside IR35 (£62.39 p/h PAYE including holiday pay)

We are looking to recruit a Principal Systems Engineer for our Defence client working on complex systems engineering projects for a nuclear submarine. You will need to have a proven background in systems engineering / electrical / equipment design for Defence Platforms. Secondary experience in Agile Management will also be required.

This role is for a combination of 2 things, a Principal Engineer - with additional qualifications as a scrum master.

Specific tasks as a scrum master are as follow:

  • Plan deliverables with the Scrum Team
  • Resolve issues that hinder the teams' work
  • Schedule coordinate and facilitate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily Scrums for the teams
  • Coach team members in the Scrum framework ensuring they understand, participate and contribute to Scrum ceremonies.
  • Assist in delivery of Scrum at scale, building a collaborative culture within the team and across the programme by encouraging and facilitating in positive cross team behaviours that support agile working.
  • Plan and forecast releases with the Product Owner
  • Work with product owners to manage and order Product Backlog items and new requests
  • Ensure the appropriate use of Jira by the team ensuring it supports the Scrum framework providing data to ensure the delivery of required performance metrics
  • As external embeds, to bring Scrum best practice and discipline in order to instil the correct behaviours to achieve higher scrum maturity
  • Embed/Socialise new joiners
  • Generate sprint metrics for stakeholder review

You will ideally have a qualification as a Scrum Master alongside significant experience working as a Systems Engineer in the defence industry. Due to the sensitive nature of the project involved all candidates must be capable of gaining a live UK Security Clearance to SC level.

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