10 Feb '20
Scrum Masters

Information Technology, Gauteng JHB - Northern Suburbs


Our client is a well established Software Engineering company based in Bryanston, they have long standing relationships across various sectors (mostly financial services). We are always looking out for Scrum Masters who love their trade, who are able to consult and support clients through various technology journeys and who want to grow and harness their careers within a great company.

Experienced Scrum Master / Agile Coach Skill set:

  • Solid Agile implementation experience
  • Experience in change management
  • Experience in the use of conflict management techniques (Non-Violent Communication by Rosenberg) and negotiation skills
  • Background in Industrial and Organisational Psychology (Advantageous)
  • Tertiary Education
  • Must be a servant leader and have an attitude of self-empowerment – lead the team to selforganisation
  • Encourages experimentation – safe to fail
  • Excellent facilitator – leading and demonstrating to the team, the value of adopting agile values and principles (tends to lead the group without realising)
  • Ability to establish trust and respect within the team
  • Understands and facilitates the need for Transparency and Predictability
  • Great communications skills
    • Articulate use of the English language - the ability to express thoughts clearly
    • Fluency
    • Presentation skills
    • Sense of humour
    • Listens more speaks less
    • Understanding of Team Development Stages – Tuckman’s model
    • Situationally aware of current environment
    • Broad understanding of the Software Development process which includes understanding IT terminology
    • Continual self-improvement – growing your craft; blogs; scrum user groups/forums/gatherings; on-going professional development
    • Personal traits
      • Emotional intelligence (maturity)
      • Assertive never quitting but always diplomatic, knowing when to back down and try a different path.
      • Passionate and energised
      • Investigative, analytical mindset for picking up anomalies and ability to derive solutions
      • Committed with a strong sense of ownership
      • Collaborative approach

Qualifications: PSM I or II, CSM, CSP

Ad Visible Until: 11 December 2020
Ref: KZN000150/LR

Vacancy Type: Permanent