Intermediate Scrum Master - Johannesburg, South Africa - Boardroom Appointments

Thabo Mthembu

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  • Organize and lead Agile ceremonies like daily standups, sprint planning, reviews, and retrospectives.
  • Ensure the team sticks to Agile principles and processes.
  • Guide and support team members on Agile techniques and top practices.
  • Work together with multifunctional teams, such as business analysts, developers, and QA engineers, to guarantee successful project delivery.
  • Eliminate obstacles that hinder the team's progress towards their objectives.
  • Encourage a mindset of ongoing enhancement among the team.
  • Manage project plans, backlogs, and sprint objectives.

Requirements and background:

  • Hold a degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of previous roles as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach.
  • Background in API development and integrating with various APIs.
  • Understanding of backend integration technologies like ESBs, SOAP, and messaging systems.
  • Proficient in Agile methodologies, including Scrum and Kanban.
  • Previous experience in a corporate or commercial setting, particularly in banking or financial services.
  • Strong communication, teamwork, and leadership qualities.
  • Skill in conflict resolution within teams.

Essential competencies:

  • Knowledge of microservices architecture and associated technologies.
  • Proficiency in database design and optimizing performance.
  • Hands-on experience with cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure.

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