Scrum Master
Be Different
Johannesburg
3d ago
source : JustTheJob.co.za

Our client in the consulting space is urgently looking for a Scrum Master / Agile Project Manager to be based in Johannesburg (hybrid working model.

In order to be considered the following is required : A Certified Scrum Master (PSM or CSM) preferredProven record in working in the Telco industryMust have solid experience and understanding of the Scrum principlesProven experience within a Product driven environmentTertiary Degree in Commerce, IT or Engineering preferredMore than 2 years as Scrum Master in Agile EnvironmentMust come from a Business Analyst background willing to still take responsibilities for some BA aspectsSolid experience coming from a Custom Development backgroundAbility to understand technical issues at a high levelAbility to coach multiple teams to reach their highest potential and deadlinesProven ability to work independently without supervision whilst driving decision in a collaborative fashionHigh attention to detail and sense of ownership and responsibilityExcellent understanding of Agile methodologies and best practice, including experience as an Agile Coach and Scrum Master in a number of software development teams and industriesAbility to recognize areas for improvement and implement or work worth others to make the necessary process changesExcellent communication and inter-personal skills - able to interact with a wide range of individuals from Developers, Testers and Product Owners to senior management and executivesKnowledge of and exposure to other software development methodologies and project management frameworks and conceptsResponsibilities : Work closely with the development teams, product owners and delivery team managers to pinpoint existing process flaws and identify a prioritized agile improvement roadmap to support consistent predictable deliveryHigh velocity communicator making sure that all information regarding changes in scope, delays & other issues are communicated to key stakeholdersRuns daily, weekly and monthly agile ceremonies efficiently and strictlyParticipate in daily stand-ups, ensuring agile processes are followed, provide feedback to delivery teams and focus the teams on agreed sprint goalsDrives improvements that are generated by agile retrospectivesResearch and educate the teams regarding utilization of appropriate features of our agile management toolsProvide update reports on Agile process for the wider organizationFacilitate the communication across different delivery teams to resolve dependencies and impediments.

Work with the Product Owner to protect the current sprint commitments and continually refine and prioritize the backlogEnforces the definition of ready for work coming into the development teamEnforces and educates external parties about the process for submission of development work requests.

Continuously learning and educating the development team and fellow Scrum Masters on Agile methodologies and practicesCoach and mentor the delivery teams to increase agile maturity across the companyActively contributes to the Scrum Master Community of Practice

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