Scrum Master

at MPC Recruitment
Location Durban, Durban, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Computer & IT
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR

Description

 

Job Description:

 

A reputable company within the insurance/ financial services industry requires a Scrum Master who will be based in Durban.

 

Key Duties:

 

  • Responsible for effectively implementing the principles of Scrum to support the development of software applications.

 

  • To provide leadership, coaching, encourage collaboration, teamwork and self-management whilst ensuring continuous improvement of work standards Support the product development process;

 

  • Facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings.

 

  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.

 

  • Ensure the scrum processes are clear within the team and the rest of the organization.

 

  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of openness, collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.

 

  • Remove impediments in order to ensure the teams are as productive as possible.

 

  • Ensure that resources are efficiently organised in the scrum team.

 

Support the Business Owners:

 

  • Assist as needed with backlog maintenance.

 

  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and communicating relevant information.

 

Support the Cross Functional Teams:

 

  • Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition.

 

  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices.

 

  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution

 

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