Scrum Master position available in Johannesburg

Area:
Financial Banking Gauteng> JHB – Northern suburbs

Rate
Contract: R400 – R700 per hour & Permanent: R550 000 – R900 000 per annum

Introduction:
Our client in the financial banking sector is looking for a Scrum Master to ensure successful implementation of agile software initiatives, to work with the agile team on projects and preparation of successful sprints.  We have a 12 months contract and permanent opportunities available

Duties/responsibilities:

  • Ensure agile integrity through regular inspections and support agile initiative to successful delivery
  • Ensure successful Sprints and Stand-Ups by conducting admin duties and facilitating all related activities
  • Prepare agile team for successful sprints by providing information for a successful sprint and by ensuring mandatory Agile training has been completed.
  • Assist agile team in sprint plans, alternatives and generally remove all impediments through guidance and coaching.
  • Assist agile team to identify and mitigate risks through regular mentoring and follow up sessions.
  • Guide team in conducting a sprint within stated agile rules through coaching

Skills/competencies:

  • Agile and Scrum
  • Agile approaches (XP, Kanban, DSDM, TSP, Crystal, FDD, etc)
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills

Qualifications:

  • Certified Scrum Professional
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Product Owner
  • Agile Certified Practitioners (ACP) – PMI

Experience:

  • 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
  • Consulting experience in a variety of industry will be an advantage.
  • Experience with the implementation of Agile in an organisation will be an advantage.
  • Background in project management either through the initiative experience or as a practicing Project manager
  • Minimum 3 years Scrum master experience
  • Sector experience from Banking, Insurance, Financial institutions and consulting

Reference number:
CON000396

Contact: Marylin Mhlanga| marylinm@mindworx.co.za | 011 484 4747