Information Technology, Gauteng JHB - Central market related Our client is currently seeking to recruit a Scrum Master.
Qualifications & Experience:
Degree or Diploma and/or required Certification with 3 to 5 years related experience.
Knowledge of the software development life cycle
First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM) (Advantageous)
At least 2 years’ experience working as a Scrum Master
At least 3 years’ experience working in an agile environment
Knowledge of other approaches in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc
Knowledge of numerous well documented techniques for filling the intentional gaps left in Scrum (Example: Burndown techniques, Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)
Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
The ability to distinguish between what "is Scrum" what is "not Scrum"
Excellent communication skills in English in written and spoken form
Act as Scrum Master for 2-3 Scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work.
Providing support to the Scrum Team using a servant leadership style and leading by example. This person should personify Scrum and Agile.
Guiding and coaching the Scrum Team and its stakeholders on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers.
Guiding and coaching the Scrum Team on self-organization to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum framework.
Facilitating all sprint events (planning, refinement, stand-ups, retrospectives and reviews).
Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog.
Ensuring cross-team coordination.
Removing impediments or guiding the Development Team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel.
Maintaining relevant metrics that help the Development Team see how they are doing.
Assessing the Scrum maturity of the Scrum Team and coaching them to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team.
Liaising between the Development Team and User Experience Designers to foster better communication between the disciplines.
Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem solving.
Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
Knowledge & Skills:
Knowledge of scrum principles
Product development process knowledge
Sprint methodology and project management
Reporting and administration
Send a detailed copy of your CV to Bonita (bonita AT recru-it.co.za – replace the AT with @)
Should you not be contacted within 7 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
Ad Visible Until: 21 August 2019
Vacancy Type: Permanent