Scrum Master
Capitec Bank
Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA
2d ago

Purpose Statement

To Provide guidance to self-organising feature teams to operate more effectively within the bank by :

  • Ensuring the optimal use / application of Agile practices and tools, and
  • Driving the continuous improvement and Agile maturity of the feature teams during the facilitation of Agile ceremonies (including sprint planning, stand-up, retrospective and review).
  • Minimum :

  • Experience being a Scrum Master for at least 4-5 years
  • Proven experience in the application of one or more of the following : Agile values and principles; Scrum principles, practices and theory Kanban principles, practices and theory Agile techniques (i.
  • e. User Stories; ATDD (Acceptance Test Driven Development); ; TDD (Test Driven Development); Continuous Integration; Continuous Testing;
  • Pair Programming; Automated Testing) Configuration tools (i.e. JIRA; Confluence etc.)

    Ideal :

  • Experience being a Scrum Master for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Relevant other Agile certifications (i.e. SAFe, PMI-ACP, ICA-ACC, CAL etc.)
  • Experience as part of an Agile software delivery team in one or more of the following roles : Project / Programme Management Business Analyst Architect Software Development Product Owner
  • Qualifications (Minimum)

  • National Certificate in Grade 12 National Certificate
  • Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • Certification in Scrum or Kanban (CSM, KMP, PSM I)
  • Minimum :

    Must have detailed knowledge of :

  • Documented patterns and techniques related to the Scrum approach (i.e. Planning, Reviews and Retrospective formats, removal of impediments and handling of bugs, etc.
  • Group facilitation approaches (i.e. conflict resolution, effective team work, etc.) Experience applying Agile methodologies : i.

    e. Scrum, Lean and Kanban, Agile techniques : User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.

    Must have in-depth understanding of all the Agile values and principles as well as roles in order to work well together with the team and stakeholders

  • Good knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Ideal :

  • Capitec environment and Capitec Recipe.
  • Skills

  • Communications Skills
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Project Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills
  • Consultation skills
  • Competencies

  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Working with People
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Adapting and Responding to Change
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
  • Relating and Networking
  • Creating and Innovating
  • Analysing
  • Planning and Organising
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