Scrum Master

The primary goal of the Scrum Master is to assist the team in meeting delivery goals and operate as a servant leader who helps team to self-organize, self-manage and deliver via effective Agile practice. The scrum master shall be the facilitator of our agile team working under the scrum methodology. Shall be responsible for delegating tasks appropriately and ensuring the team is working on the right tasks at the right time. Working together with Technology relation team and product owners to ensure a healthy product portfolio and to translate epics, stories, and other items on the sprint list into actionable tasks for development organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ownership and accountability of establishing agile values, methods, principles and practices and their application for the delivery of projects and business initiatives and acts as an evangelist for adoption agile methodology within the enterprise.
  • Ensures that the Scrum Team is provided with an environment conducive for project delivery while facilitating discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution and helps to remove any impediments to the project delivery.
  • The Scrum Master guides, facilitates, coaches, mentor and teaches agile standards and Scrum practices (e.g. Lean, Kanban, Scrum, XP, DevOps, SAFe, LeSS etc) to the scrum, project teams and the whole development organization; 
  • Organize, facilitates and lead scrum ceremonies (sprint planning meeting, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, sprint retrospectives etc), events, meetings, and decision-making processes.
  • Collaborates closely with Product Owners and Technology Relationship Management teams to prepare and clarify the prioritized product backlog and the definition of the done criteria and facilitates prioritized product backlog reviews with the Product Owner.
  • Facilitates identification of the stakeholders and manages the stakeholders and vendors as required for business projects or initiatives. 
  • Responsible for creating release plans including deliverables and the release deadline, plans and estimates the highest value deliverables for the next release.
  • Demonstrate and Validate Sprints by facilitating presentation of completed Deliverables by the Scrum Team for the Product Owner’s approval. 
  • Supports the Scrum Team in determining the length of sprint, creating the deliverables, identification of tasks and effort estimation for the tasks agreed for a sprint.
  • Monitoring progress and performance of the scrum teams and institute mechanisms geared towards making improvements in terms of self-organization, productivity and efficiency and keeping the organization up to date on the progress of the scrum team’s projects & initiatives by preparing and presenting status reports to stakeholders.

The Person

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following

  • A Bachelors’ Degree.
  • A scrum Master Certification
  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience with 3 years’ experience of administering Burndown technologies, Retrospective formats, and handling bugs.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working with Agile and Scrum methodology in successful projects.
  • An understanding of the rules and practices of other Agile approaches. This includes the differences between Scrum and Kanban and how they may be blended together for optimum results.
  • An above average knowledge of technical matters in software development processes and procedures.

The above position is a demanding role for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.

To be considered your application must be received by Friday 22nd September 2023

Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Uploaded: 2023-09-08 00:00:00 Deadline: 2023-09-22 00:00:00 Reference Number: 1489