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Scrum Master Agile Practitioner

Closing date
22 Aug 2022

Job Details


MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence.

Scrum Master (Agile Practitioner), multiple roles and experience levels

Salary: £50K-65k, DOE + bonus + benefits

Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working - typically 2/3 days per week onsite

The Opportunity:

MBDA are committed to changing our ways of working and we are recruiting Scrum Masters to join our newly formed, growing Agility Practice.

Our Scrum Masters (Agile Practitioners) work primarily to develop our people and teams by teaching, facilitation, mentoring and coaching. Being an agile leader that serves teams and working collaboratively from within our Agile Practice to grow agile maturity.

Other activities away from the team-level include being an Agile Practitioner, across an interesting, complex defence project domain supported by our Agile Coaches, collaborating with colleagues, stakeholders and customers within a large scaled agile programme.

Always supported both from within MBDA and the Agility Practice, your initial responsibilities will be commensurate with your current ability, skill and experience but will change as you progress and your experience develops.

What we are looking for from you:
  • Passionate, committed Scrum Masters (Agile Practitioner), serving 1 or 2 technical teams
  • Be a positive, pragmatic and credible Scrum Master, with the ability to clearly articulate agile principles, concepts and the Scrum framework
  • An confident as a teacher or workshop facilitator, and building psychological safety within their teams, and help protect and shield their teams from outside distractions
  • Experience of leading scrum team(s) with an scaling framework, would be advantageous
  • Recently qualified Scrum Masters or Agile Practitioners, with a suitable depth of experience(s) from a military, defence system or industry domain background or exposure

What we are offering:
  • Support, training and continuous development to help you grow your Agile Practice
  • Working with technical competent teams, building leading edge systems and capabilities
  • Helping to grow our recently formed Agile Practice and its service to our colleagues
  • Coaching and mentoring to get the best out of your career
  • Helping shape our future of Agility at MBDA

Join a great team!

Our wider agile community of practice is a thriving community of both experienced and aspiring Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches all with a vision to enable a new culture within MBDA focused on Agile practices and mind-set.

What to expect:

We offer opportunities for career progression, paid overtime (subject to level), bonus scheme, comprehensive pension package, annual salary review, collaborative working environment and excellent on-site facilities.

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

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


Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

For the latest vacancies, employer updates and stories from our people, make sure to visit and bookmark our MBDA UK Careers site.

Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.



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