Full-Time Scrum Master -Sandton
Scrum Master is responsible for monitoring the scrum processes and scrum meetings. He/She increases his/her team efficiency, motivates his/her team, spins, argues for changes that will ensure quality and timeliness. He/she ensures the DoD (Definition of done) is being followed
Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers.
Guiding the team on self organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks.
Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of 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.
Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
First level Scrum Master certification Second level Scrum Master certification – beneficial Experience: Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory. Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory. – Beneficial Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs,etc) Previous experience as a team lead Preferred Skills/Knowledge: (Any of these can be beneficial) Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc) Knowledge of other Agile approaches. Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games Excellent communication and mentoring skills Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. Candidates who have not been contacted within 2 weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The organization reserves the right not to fill this position. PMDMS is an equal opportunity employer
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