Scrum Master, Senior MH42416

A great role has become available at one of the country’s top insurance houses. A Senior Scrum Master is required to join a dynamic team and take the business forward from a scaled agile framework perspective.


  • 4-5 years of pure Scrum experience
  • Experience following the scaled agile framework
  • Solid agile coaching experience
  • Understanding of software development project management, particularly for application development
  • Computer literate, including competency with Jira
  • Experienced working with different frameworks within Agile, particularly Scrum and Kanban
  • Solid understanding of Lean and Lean principles and the ability to propagate this into the teams and the organization
  • Familiarity with common online and e-commerce concepts, tools and technologies
  • Basic understanding of software engineering best practices, and basic architecture concepts like service orientated architecture and object orientated Analysis And Design
  • Interest in future technologies and trends

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates the team’s progress toward team goals
  • Monitor and improve performance in the areas of quality, predictability, flow, and velocity.
  • Help the team focus on daily and sprint goals in the context of Program Increment (PI) Objectives.
  • Teaches problem-solving techniques and helps the team become better problem-solvers for themselves.
  • Facilitates meetings @ all team meetings, including Daily Stand-up, Sprint Planning, Review, and Retrospective.
  • Supports the Product Owner @ helps the Product Owner in their efforts to creating and managing the backlog
  • Eliminates impediments
  • Help foster a culture of technical discipline and craftsmanship that is the hallmark of effective Agile teams.
  • Builds a high-performing team @ Focuses on ever-improving team dynamics and performance.
  • Helps the team manage team conflict
  • Helps coordinate inter-team dependencies through coordination with other teams @ The Scrum Master is typically the representative in the Scrum of Scrums (SoS) meeting.
  • Helps the team understand how to estimate Stories, Features and Capabilities.

Reference Number for this position is MH42416 which is a permanent position based in Centurion, Gauteng offering a permanent salary of R1mill per annum based on experience and level. Contact Michelle on [email protected] or call her on 011 463 3633

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