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Scrum Master

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18 Feb 2022

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MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

Salary: 45k – 65k DOE

Our benefits: *Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

As the team(s) Scrum Master you will play a pivotal role in enabling team(s) new to Agile to shift to an Agile way of working!  This is an entrepreneurial role that will be focused on team-level value, embedding agile ways of working at the team level and collaborating with the larger scaled Agile programme.
You will be expected to embed Agile practices, optimise team performance, be the servant leader and mentor the team day-to-day in a complex programme landscape. Adapting Agile ways of working to a traditional organisation taking its first tentative steps in agility. Therefore, the role demands balancing pragmatic application of Agile practices (today) while continually challenging the team, Product Owner and organisation to improve ways of working while working with an emerging network of Agile coaches to improve the organisation (tomorrow).

What we’re looking for
  • A passionate and energetic scrum master to guide and to help grow 1 or 2 small teams who are new to Agile and Scrum.
  • A role model that enacts Agile behaviours and the ability to mentor others on the Agile mind-set, behaviours, frameworks and practices
  • A strong mentor, someone experienced and confident with coaching at both the team and the leadership level.
  • Someone with experience of leading a scrum team within a recognised or home grown Agile scaling framework would be advantageous
  • An excellent facilitator, someone who can build psychological safety within their teams, and help protect and shield their teams from outside distractions
What’s in it for you?
  • Helping shape our future Agile transformation
  • Continuous development and support to help you grow into an awesome Scrum Master and Agile coach  
  • Be part of a growing Agile community of practice within MBDA
  • Coaching and mentoring to get the best out of your career.
Join a great team!

Our Agile community of practice is a thriving and ever growing community of experienced and aspiring scrum masters and Agile coaches all with a single aim and vision to enable us to deliver products and delight our customers.

Why us?

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We’re here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers) and Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK).

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.


MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with 10,000 employees working across France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Spain and the United States. It has three major aeronautical and defence shareholders - Airbus Group (37.5%), BAE Systems (37.5%) and Finmeccanica (25%) - and is the first truly integrated European defence company. In 2013, the Group recorded a turnover of 2.8 billion euros, produced about 3,000 missiles and added 4 billion euros of new orders to the order book which now stands at 10.8 billion euros. MBDA works with over 90 armed forces worldwide.

MBDA was created in December 2001, after the merger of the main missile producers in France, Italy and the UK. Each of these companies contributed the experience gained from fifty years of technological and operational success. The restructuring of the industry in Europe was completed with the acquisition of the German subsidiary EADS/LFK in March 2006. This further enriched MBDA’s range of technologies and products, consolidating the Group’s world-leading position in the industry.

MBDA is the only Group capable of designing and producing missiles and missile systems to meet the whole range of current and future operational requirements for the three armed forces (army, navy, air force). Overall, the Group offers a range of 45 products in service and another 15 in development.

The Group has demonstrated its ability to bring together the best skills across the whole of Europe and as a result has been chosen to lead a series of strategic multi-national programmes. These include the six-nation Meteor air superiority weapon, the Franco-British conventionally armed cruise missile, Storm Shadow/SCALP, and a family of air defence systems based on the Aster missile for France and Italy (for ground and naval based air defence) and for the UK (naval air defence for the Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyers).

The mastery of cutting-edge technologies is not only an advantage for MBDA in successfully developing and producing new products. It is also a means of guaranteeing customers that innovations can be made to existing products during their life span in order to meet constantly changing specifications arising from increasingly complex engagement scenarios. It is precisely this combination which makes MBDA the defence sector partner of choice in many countries around the world.

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