Job Openings Scrum Master

About the job Scrum Master

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent (Hybrid working model)

COMPANY:

A large financial services company

LOCATION:

Cape Town

JOB OVERVIEW:

The purpose of the Scrum Master is to be an Agile Project/Delivery Manager and Scrum Master across different workloads. The Scrum Master will be considered a subject-matter expert in delivery management, have excellent logic and problem-solving skills, and a drive to make a difference. They will be responsible for enforcing the rules of Scrum, removing impediments from their team while promoting self-management, and constantly improving our standards of work.

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

  • Structure, plan and deliver on a portfolio of initiatives.
  • Assemble delivery scrum teams as required to deliver on the portfolio of initiatives from the workloads and company resource pools.
  • Establish and manage team cadence throughout the delivery lifecycle, and facilitation of all scrum ceremonies.
  • Ensure the delivery teams and/or development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.
  • Stakeholder management and playback, including product owners, executive sponsors, and other external teams
  • Work closely with leadership to define and prioritize the platform portfolio and product backlog.
  • Own the delivery roadmap.
  • Support execution team with resolution of roadblocks and interdependencies, managing risks and issues.
  • Support the leadership in bedding down and maturing the BI capability operating model (People and process)
  • Manage company's overall IT delivery portfolio
  • Develop delivery plans, milestones, and resource plans
  • Manage Agile Ceremonies, Stakeholders and Planning sessions 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • 3 - 7 years of Scrum Master and Technical delivery leadership experience
  • Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Relevant qualification in Engineering or BSc IT

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Experience in a Dev Ops environment and leading the development automation
  • Hands-on experience with software delivery life cycle and Agile/Scrum delivery management
  • Experience in project management/Team lead roles

ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS:

  • Relevant IT/project management certifications
  • Experience in delivering BI products

**Please note : If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.