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Agile Coach / Scrum master

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United Kingdom, Southern England, Bristol - Aztec West

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Information Technology - Product Development / Engineering

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Undefined - Undefined
Software Services - Application Support


Agile Coach / Scrum master

Contract Type

Permanent contract

Hours per week


Job Description

NGA Human Resources is the specialist HR, Payroll and Pensions division of Northgate Information Solutions. We provide software and outsourcing solutions to SMEs, large blue chip and public-sector bodies - satisfying any HR, Payroll or Pensions requirement.


We are looking for an experienced Agile Coach / Scrum master to help us create our next generation of cutting-edge HR applications. You will work closely with other stakeholders, developers, domain experts and customers in a creative environment to ensure agile teams work as effectively and productively as possible.


We are a Scrum team, leveraging industry standard Agile approaches to software development such as Stories and Story points, sprints, retrospectives, agile estimating techniques and a focus on test-driven quality disciplines and software craftsmanship. We develop software applications using leading-edge Java & JavaScript technologies and tools.




  • Demonstrating strong knowledge of and background with Agile concepts
  • Possessing prior experience coaching teams in Agile adoption or as a Scrum Master
  • Experience of running distributed agile teams
  • Have previous technical software development experience
  • Exposure to Java and Javascript programming languages
  • Having some background or coursework in Computer Science



  • Scrum Coach certification
  • Scrum Master certification
  • Behaviour Driven Development and supporting tools (Cucumber, JBehave etc)
  • Experience coaching at large organizations with non-co-located development teams
  • Scrum sprint management using Jira



  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow and suggest improvements to procedures
  • Ability to communicate both technical and non-technical information, depending upon the audience
  • Excellent client facing and presentation skills

About Us

NGA UKI offers you a unique chance to build a career in a vibrant, agile and growing organisation, with a wide range of opportunities.


At NGA UKI, we’re dedicated to our clients, and we operate as a single team striving for excellence and innovation in everything we do.


We offer:


  • 25 days holiday which includes 3 days allocated to the Christmas Shutdown
  • Pension, Life Assurance and Private Health Insurance as standard
  • Further, optional flexible benefits that can be tailored to suit your personal circumstances

NGA UKI offers you a unique chance to build a career in a vibrant, agile and growing organisation, with a wide range of opportunities.


NGA UK & Ireland is a market-leading, Human Resources services provider offering innovative HR business solutions through HR Technology, HR Outsourcing, and HR Consulting.


We provide outsourced Payroll and HR Administration services to over 3500 business clients in the UK & I servicing approximately 900k employees.   We have 10 domestic Service Centres with 800 employees supported by our deliver centre in Kochi (India) with 500 employees


NGA is uniquely positioned to help HR leaders realise the true value of workforce management. We combine a focus on customer value with many years of experience in HR consulting, HR outsourcing and HR technology. This is the core of our business and why we are recognised as a leader in the global HR solutions market.


Our Values


One Team: Ours is an interactive environment.  We celebrate our diversity and recognise the strength of what we can achieve as a united team.

Innovation:  We are a creative and resourceful organisation.  We have a talent for looking at things differently and are passionate about bringing new ideas to life.

Speed: Our energy and focus means that we always deliver quality, quickly and efficiently

Responsibility: We can count on each other.  We personally take responsibility for delivering on our promises. We trust our colleagues to do the same.
Excellence: We are committed to excellence.  Our internal and external customers are at the heart of everything we do and we strive to over-achieve.


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