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Job Title : Scrum Master

Job Reference : Scr639Inf2018

Industry : Information Technology

Location : Johannesburg

Contract Type : Permanent role - SA citizens and PR holder

Date Posted : 2018-07-05

Apply Before : 2018-07-12

Experience Required : 5 Years

Job Description :

The Scrum Master is expected to have the following skills: 

  • Play a role of a facilitator in the scrum structure
  • Work towards removing any barriers to development, ensuring that lines of communication remain open, and that project information is up to date and available to all interested parties
  • Ensure that the correct processes are followed and all ceremonies are conducted in an orderly fashion
  • Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting
  • Update the burn-down chart
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Maintain process documentation
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
  • Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs.
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
  • Empower the teams to self-organize
  • Improve the productivity of the teams in any way possible
  • Participate in the organization and planning of the development schedule.

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