Psybergate is an IT company that builds bespoke software solutions and provides specialised resourcing for client projects.
We are looking for a Specialist Scrum Master to join our financial services client based in Johannesburg North for a 1 year contract role.
What you will be doing:

  • 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.
  • Ensure that agile principles and concept are adhered to ensure effective preparation of the product backlog, sprint backlog and burn down charts.
  • Lead multiple sprints.
  • Ensuring SCRUM artefacts are maintained and updated
  • Ensuring that sprints are running smoothly and corrective actions taken wherever appropriate.
  • Ensuring all change governance and standards are adhered to
  • Ensuring code quality is maintained
  • Developing plans to ensure delivery of teams’ work. Transition to Agile
  • Understand current development/delivery model and guide teams to adapt agile strategy.
  • Support Project/Delivery Manager in planning and transition of releases.
  • Providing expert guidance and assistance to colleagues for successful transition Leading others and business skills
  • Responsibility for supervising, co-ordinating, participating in,and accountable for sprints of teams located at different geographic locations.

What we are looking for:

  • Completed IT Degree or any other related fields
  • 3 – 5 years of experience as Scrum Master.
  • Agile Methodology
  • Knowledge or experience of other methodologies like RUP, Kanban etc.
  • 3 years’ experience working in an agile environment
  • Prior background of application development using Java and web applications.
  • Experience in the delivery of multiple Application Development Projects

Please note that if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks, consider your application unsuccessful.

Please note that most of our positions are remote however candidates should be residing within the traveling distance as circumstance of the opportunity can change.

Desired Skills:

  • agile
  • scrum master
  • kanban

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