Scrum Master – Financial Services

Posted 11 October 2023
Salary 28-30K AED p/m and benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Agile & Product
Contact NameLaura Reid

Job description

​Position Overview:

As a Scrum Master, you will play a pivotal role in driving the agile development process for our trading platform. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, ensuring the successful delivery of high-quality software solutions. We are seeking a Scrum Master with a background in trading platforms to bring industry-specific expertise to our development teams.


  • Act as a servant leader and facilitator for one or more agile development teams.

  • Guide and coach the team on Scrum principles and agile practices.

  • Collaborate with product owners, business analysts, and developers to prioritize and deliver features.

  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, helping the team to inspect and adapt.

  • Remove impediments and shield the team from external interruptions to ensure focus on deliverables.

  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and retrospectives.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, goals, and deliverables.

  • Provide transparency into team progress, using metrics and reporting tools.

  • Ensure that the team is following agile best practices and principles.


  • Proven experience as a Scrum Master in a trading platform or financial services environment.

  • Solid understanding of financial markets, trading systems, and related technologies.

  • Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I) is highly desirable.

  • Experience working with agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban).

  • Strong knowledge of JIRA or similar agile project management tools.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • A proactive problem solver with a focus on achieving results.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.

  • 5+ years of experience as a Scrum Master in a trading platform or financial services setting.

If this sounds like you please submit an application today!