Senior Scrum Master

Senior Scrum Master

Job Title: Senior Scrum Master
Location: Gauteng
Salary: 600000.00
Reference: JN -112016-7198
Job Published: January 06, 2017 08:42

Job Description


Require the services of a competent individual to be responsible for effectively implementing the principles of Scrum to support the product development process, the Product Owners and the Scrum teams.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure team delivers work in accordance with Sprint commitments and objectives.
  • Find ways to improve effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Facilitate the effective communication within the team
  • Enable team to become a high performance team.
  • Identify and debate alternative solutions and approaches.
  • Be an agile coach and facilitate process execution.
  • Facilitate the implementation of Agile practices and strive to increase teamwork, openness and improved communication.
  • Ensure cross team coordination
  • Strives to develop a team into a high performance team.
  • Assists with backlog grooming
  • Effectively facilitate scrum meetings in order to make teams more effective.
  • Facilitate sprint planning, retrospective and sprint reviews.
  • Construct and maintain statistically defensible release forecasts for complex programs.
  • Create, groom and estimate well-articulated Backlog Items.
  • Track sprint progress.
  • Take proactive measures to meet deadlines.
  • Overall accountability for deployment process Management.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor´s Degree essential.
  • Certified scrum master/scrum practitioner.
  • Project Management certifications essential.
  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle (SDLC).
  • Minimum of 2-year experience working in a scrum master role.
  • Minimum of 3 years´ experience working in an agile environment.
  • Experience with transitioning organizations to agile benefit.
  • Software development experience a benefit
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Solutions driven
  • Industry specific knowledge
  • Time management skills
  • Strong leadership skills

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