Scrum Master RPA

Location: Midrand, South Africa
Salary: 500 Hourly
Recruiter: Tower Group
Job Ref: JHB003632/AG
Date posted: Friday, October 4, 2019
Summary: Our Client, a leader in the Telecommunications industry. is looking for a Scrum Master - RPA. • The Scrum Master plays a crucial part in ensuring the success of our Digital Operating Model; helping us to become a leading digital company • The Scrum Master is a protector of the delivery team, coaching agile methods, and providing support and facilitation to increase velocity and team productivity

 

 

Job Description

  • This role is responsible for identifying risks, dependencies, and impediments, leading the team and business in finding a solution, coordinating with other teams and functional partners, and actively escalating when needed to ensure resolution
  • This role is responsible for keeping a pulse on needs and insights from stakeholders and other initiatives, regularly communicating status, changes in direction, and relevant metrics to avoid misalignment and roadblocks

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

·         Support the Product Owner in ensuring right-sized story writing, aligning priorities, and planning sprint iterations

·         Coach team members on Agile methods and technical practices (e.g., CI/CD, TDD, etc.)

·         Track and manage risks and issues of the delivery team

·         Track and report on current status of all team members and the delivery

·         Facilitating key agile ceremonies, such as daily stand-ups, demos, and retrospectives

·         Monitor and optimize agile processes and practices

·         Promote continuous improvement through retrospectives and team learning

·          Coordinate with other delivery teams, stakeholders, and partners to manage risks, interdependencies, and impediments to the team

 Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

  • Ability to continue to monitor, learn, and implement industry best practices from the agile community
  • Strong ability to coach and develop others, an inherent entrepreneurial spirit
  • Effective and consistent collaborator, influencer, and negotiator, able to highlight internal and external dependencies and break down complex blockers
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communications skills, with the ability to inspire, influence, and update delivery teams and  senior executives
  • Excellent facilitation, organization, and problem-solving skills, helping the team manage conflicts, challenges, escalating only when team processes have failed
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and working in fluid, fast-changing environments under pressure
  • Good understanding of the business capability/user journey, wider organizational goals, and desired product business outcomes
  • Agile ceremonies, tools. and artefacts, e.g., retrospectives, demos, increment planning, information radiators
  • User story definition and team backlog management

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or  other related field
  • 3 or more years' relevant experience
  • Certified Agile coach, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), SAFe Certified Scrum Master or similar
  • Experience working with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD, and BDD
  • JIRA/Confluence, MS Project, or equivalent experience preferred

 

 

 

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