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Scrum Master

At Byte Orbit the Scrum Master works across a couple of projects and teams simultaneously. The role is critical to helping drive the high performance of the teams to help meet critical deadlines. The Scrum Master exists to create a culture of accountability and teamwork, driving the adoption of Scrum processes, and working with the team to continuously improve on the process. They are responsible for the day to day management of sprints, practicing all necessary ceremonies, producing relevant artefacts and reporting on projects in a timely manner.

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Skills & requirements

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EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS SET

The successful candidate should have a certificate of completion of relevant local or international Scrum Master or Agile Project Management training and 2-3 years in a Scrum Master Role.  Experience in FinTech and a Certified Scrum Master or Professional Scrum Master certification would be an advantage. 

 

 

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WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Coach Agile Team

Define and document the processes most suitable to Byte Orbit’s situation and help teams implement the practices best suited to our environment. You will guide development teams to higher scrum maturity, implementing changes to improve productivity and onboard new teams and team members. Coach team members across the business in agile practice and drive agile culture and create a learning environment for continuous improvement of processes

Manage Project Scope & Progress 

The scrum master will participate in defining and managing product roadmap and work with product owners to manage backlogs and new requests. Participate in backlog grooming and provides a clear understanding of the product’s vision and delivery objectives.

Handle Sprint Planning

You will be responsible to plan sprints, work with the development teams on estimating effort and assist with writing user stories, acceptance criteria and test cases and also assist with prioritisation of stories and deliverable

Manage Sprint Deliverables

Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups and other ceremonies and remove impediments as they arise to ensure a consistent flow of work. The successful applicant will have to resolve conflicts and queries and facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration.

Reporting

You will be responsible to monitor project progress and provide relevant feedback and reporting to product management team and ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint. Provide feedback to all stakeholders regarding project progress and provide relevant sprint reports, cadence, velocity to the project team.

 

 

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INDIVIDUAL COMPETENCIES

The successful applicant has to be an honest and straightforward communicator, highly organised with a passion for quality and delivery and a self starter who can think independently, but who is also collaborative team player.

A systems thinker who is able to hold the context of the big picture while discussing details, a problem solver by nature with the ability to think creatively, organised and remain professional even under pressure and a promoter of agile values and principles. Influential and able to motivate others and observant, a good listener and facilitator

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THE IDEAL SCUM MASTER

Should have a solid knowledge of agile frameworks and methods, a proven track record leading and coaching scrum teams, great verbal and written communication and presentation skills and professional in appearance and behaviour

 

Benefits

Flexible Working Opportunities
Unlimited Growth Opportunities
Access To Online Learning
Employee Assistance Programme
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