Our client builds specialised, GIS-centric software for the Infrastructure Asset Management (IAM) market.
Their software is currently enabling effective decision-making, service delivery and customer satisfaction in hundreds of government and private organisations in SA and internationally.
Currently they are looking to employ a Scrum Master to ensure product and software development teams follow agile practices and scrum framework values, work to increase team efficiency, and provide motivation and guidance for process improvement.
This position can be a fully remote role or those who want to work part-time in their Stellenbosch offices.Job
Relevant 3-year tertiary or NQF aligned qualificationCertified Scrum Master (CSM or similar)At least 3+ years experience in a Scrum Master roleAt least 5+ years IT industry experience essentialExperience within an agile development environmentKnowledge and demonstrable competency using JIRAExperience with successful Agile techniquesDuties & Responsibilities includes the following : FACILITATIONFacilitate the daily development stand-ups and enforce the use the Scrum task board.
Manage Agile ceremonies such as Sprint Planning, Grooming sessions and effective retrospectives.TEAM FLOWResponsible for the process success assist the BA / PO and the team to enact the Scrum process to ensure productivity and delivery.
Help the team collaborate effectively and manage their work successfully so that they can make realistic commitments and create product increments reliably.
Monitor team throughput and delivery closely.PROJECT MANAGEMENTSupport the BA / PO in making product decisions and tackle product owner empowerment issues.
Assist the BA / PO in Eliciting and documenting additional requirements from stakeholders by using a variety of techniques such as interviews, document analysis, use cases, and workflow analysis, in the scenario where the development team requires detailed information to effectively satisfy the request.
Manage and maintain process and product related documentation using Atlassian Confluence.Effectively provide feedback to internal stakeholders.
Responsible for assisting the BA / PO with backlog management.Proactively address problems and suggest possible solutions throughout the full software development lifecycle.
Assist with software testing and user acceptance testing TECHNICAL AGILE PRACTICESPromote Continuous Integration,TDD,Refactoring,User Stories,BDD,Visual Management,Pairing,Collaborative Design,Estimation,User Persona Sessions,Story Mapping & Documentation