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Scrum Master

Remuneration:R900000 per year negotiable Cost to company 
Location:Johannesburg
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior
Type:Permanent
Reference:#LV36738-2016
Company:E-Merge IT Recruitment


This client is a leader in the banking industry and is seeking specialist Scrum master with mobile (digital) experience. 

This mobile team is at the forefront of Agile adoption compared to many other areas within Africa, this new delivery method with the combination of devOps is still developing and thus the expectation of the successful Scrum. 

Master is to increase the maturity of their teams (across geographies) delivery methods (e.g. Scrum to Scrumban to Kanban).

The Scrum master will be the facilitator for a product development team that uses Scrum/Agile as the development methodology. The Scrum master will lead a team that ensures self organisation and the ability to make changes quickly. The role will ensure that Agile principles and concept are adhered to ensure effective preparation of the product backlog, sprint backlog and burn down charts.

Minimum requirements:
  • Must have three to five years of Agile practitioner experience.
  • Must have three to five years of experience as Scrum master.
  • Knowledge or experience of other methodologies like RUP, Kanban, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills in English in written and spoken form. 
  • At least three years' experience working in an Agile environment, preferably in a variety of situations. 
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Prior background of application development using Java and web applications.
  • Experience in the delivery of multiple application development projects from strategy through to deployment.
  • Proven track record in Scrum master role. 
  • Understanding of other development methodologies like RUP.
  • Expert level skills in a relevant programming language(s) and relevant design techniques.
  • A logical, analytical approach to problemsolving and close attention to detail.
  • Experience in the financial industry delivering and supporting financial applications. 
If you are ready to take your career to the next level, then this may be the right opportunity for you!

Reference number for this position is LV36738-2016 which is a permanent position based in Johannesburg offering a salary of R900,000 per annum cost to company, negotiable on experience.

The time for change is now! e-Merge IT recruitment are specialist niche recruiters with a wide range of positions available. We offer researched positions with top companies to strong technical candidates. Email Liza on or call her on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

Check out our website www.e-merge.co.za for more positions that might be right for you. 

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If you haven’t heard from e-Merge IT within two weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful for this position.

Posted on 11 Aug 10:02

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