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Richard Grieve

Scrum Master

Works remotely from Birmingham

  • 52.478308
  • -1.893538
  • Suggested rate €560 / day
  • Experience 2-7 years
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Location and workplace preferences

Location
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Remote only
Primarily works remotely

Preferences

Project length
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Digital & IT
  • Education & E-learning
  • Entertainment & Leisure
  • Environmental
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
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Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • Dutch

    Basic

  • French

    Basic

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Skills (7)

Richard in a few words

An experienced and qualified Scrum Master, Manager and Developer with 15 years’ experience of Agile software development. Demonstrable ability in organising, coaching and leading multi ability and cross functional Agile teams. Considerable experience in leading and participating in Agile development team ceremonies. Strong knowledge of Atlassian products such as Jira and Confluence.

Experience

European Commission

Digital & IT

Scrum Master  - As a freelancer

Brussels, VB, Belgium

June 2018 - July 2022 (4 years and 1 month)

European Commission Scrum Master multiple EC teams:
● Eurofound project - A complex task to migrate a large site to Drupal 8 & OpenEuropa.
● OpenEuropa Extended Team: External teams for EC Agencies to contribute towards the
OpenEuropa project.
● OpenEuropa Support: 2nd & 3rd line support for sites built using OpenEuropa SAAS.

Key responsibilities
Guided a large development team in Agile practices and methods, encouraging and enabling them to be self managing and responsive.
● Coordinated with Business Owner, Product Owners and other external teams such as Front End, DevOps, Security and Support.
● Led Agile ceremonies for the team, especially focussed on backlog refinement and planning for a diverse set of components and large team.
● Increased team consistency using TDD and CI/CD on AWS in conjunction with DevOps team
● Coordinated and managed communication with Product Owner for large complex legacy site.
● Introduced incremental Agile build for a new website built in Drupal 8 using OpenEuropa
components.
● Taught Support team about OpenEuropa product and managed support using Kanban in
conjunction with DevOps, 1st Line support, Front End and Security teams.
● Coordinated with external Agencies regarding their specific needs and instructed their
developers in EC processes and Agile methods.
● Tracked, managed and measured all Agile teams using Jira and Confluence.
● All teams were remote based, with all other members using English as lingua franca.