Discovery Jobs for Matriculants – Scrum Master

Website Discovery Limited

Job Description:

To date, Vitality Group’s businesses jointly reach more than 27 million unique lives across 38 markets (Argentina, Austria, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, China, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, France, Germany, Ghana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the United States, Vietnam and Zambia) as well as our primary markets in South Africa and the United Kingdom.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Guide/coach/mentor the development team to take on the responsibilities of the process and ownership of the product – lead the team to a self-organised state
  • Build a high performing team, focusing on improving team dynamics and performance, help the team manage interpersonal conflicts, challenges and opportunities for growth.
  • Protect the team from interruptions and distractions to maximize productivity and create flow of work
  • Focused and goal driven and helps to achieve the Sprint goals
  • Facilitates the removal of impediments teams face when developing solutions
  • Ensure backlog is in good standing by having regular re-occurring weekly backlog grooming sessions
  • Ensure that all the team members understand their role and fulfil them to the best of their ability
  • Identify and facilitate the resolution of identified impediments
  • Help the team make achievable sprint commitments with the use of velocity data and team availability
  • Help the team members communicate, co-ordinate and meet their delivery goals
  • Implements agile best practices within a team
  • Helps the development team, business and management develop a culture of collaboration – Act as a change agent to the team and organisation
  • Supports the team to be self-organising and function as an accountable, high performance team
  • Is a servant-leader for the Scrum Team that does anything possible to help the team perform at their highest level
  • Help form a self-managed team that is motivated, predictable, transparent and consistently delivers quality work and continually inspects and adapts in order to improve and maximize throughput whilst upholding the Agile values, principles and practices

Job Requirements:

  • Project administration
  • Create and maintain Users and Security Groups
  • Knowledge and/or experience of Kanban
  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle
  • Proficient in writing JQL queries
  • Create and maintain fields and field configurations, screens and screen configurations
  • Create and maintain workflows, transitions, post actions, etc.
  • Plugin evaluation
  • Essential you are fully proficient at Jira administration, for example:
  • Understand the JIRA data model
  • Excellent communication skills in English in written and spoken form
  • Working with ServiceNow IT Business Management (ITBM) advantageous

Qualification & Experience:

  • At least 2-4 years’ experience working in a Scrum Master role
  • At least 2 years’ experience working in an agile environment, preferably in a variety of situations
  • Experience working within Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) advantageous
  • Matric
  • Certified scrum master/scrum practitioner
  • Tertiary degree (B. Engineer, B.Com, BSC) advantageous

Job Details:

Company: Discovery Limited

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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