Agile Scrum Master LW G1936 at Mediro ICT

A Pretoria-based company is looking for an Agile Scrum Master to join their team on a long-term (renewable) contract, working from home/Menlyn/Midrand office. How are you [Email Address Removed]

  • Provides active and regular mentorship to other agile masters
  • Supports multiple feature teams in complex products/sub-products down to domain level
  • Provides key insights into evolving Agile KPIs in complex Agile teams to improve efficiency at the organizational level
  • Brings significant value to relevant CoPs through active leadership
  • Guides the team and the organization on the use and application of Agile/Scrum methodologies and practices
  • Aligns within large teams to ensure good collaboration and value-added results
  • Collaborate with Product Owners and colleagues across multiple sites/locations
  • Structures workshops and meetings to animate and facilitate the team’s Agile way of working. This includes facilitating discussion, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Assesses the agile maturity of the team and organization and coaches the team to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team/projects
  • Helps with internal and external communication and improves transparency. Demonstrates team status/performance as key
  • Support the Product Owner with grooming processes and product backlog management
  • Help with project and team coordination tasks if needed

Minimum requirements

Contractor Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge of JIRA and Confluence
  • Conceptual knowledge and/or experience with Java, microservices architecture, DevOps, AWS or other cloud services
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Coaching/mentoring skills

Minimum qualifications:

At least two of the following:

    • Professional Scrum Master II™ (scrum.org)
    • Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® (scrumalliance.org)
    • SAFe® Certified Advanced Scrum Master (scaledagile.com)
    • Leader SAFe® Agilest (scaledagile.com)
    • Scale Professional Scrum™ (scrum.org)
    • Certification as Scrum Master (Beneficial)
  • Qualification in project management (advantageous)
  • IT operations know-how, SAP experience will suit

Minimum experience:

  • Previous exposure to a finance function (being in a finance function or Agile Master for a team serving a finance function)
  • Ability to manage a technical team using agile methodologies
  • Leadership skills and knowledge of facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continuous improvement, empowerment and increasing transparency
  • Familiarity with many well-documented patterns and techniques for closing intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (e.g. many burndown techniques, retrospective formats, bug handling, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of GTS / Customs Business processes, especially in the factory area
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in applying Agile scale models (e.g. SAFe, Nexus, LeSS)
  • Knowledge of ITPM, AWM (advantageous)
  • Excellent command of the Agile tool chain (JIRA, Confluence, X-Ray, BitBucket)

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