Our Client is looking for a Scrum Master to join their team
Area: Menlyn Maine, Pretoria


  • The scrum master helps to facilitate flow through the larger team by ensuring the scrum framework is followed. He/she is committed to the scrum values, practices, and encourage opportunities for the team to improve their workflow and collaboration.
  • As the title implies, the scrum master is the master of scrum, who ensures the scrum framework is followed.
  • Scrum has a clearly defined set of roles, ceremonies and Principles that should be followed and the scrum master works with each member of the scrum team to guide and coach the team through the scrum framework.

What we are looking for in a candidate:
Skills and Experience:

  • At least 3 –years’ experience in Scrum Master Role
  • Experience managing IT software development OR IT Infrastructure projects.
  • Good understanding of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle).
  • Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum.
  • Experience with successful Agile techniques.
  • Solid grasp of how to motivate, protect and create flow in IT teams.
  • Experience working within a DevOps environment is ideal.


  • Agile, DevOps and/or Scrum Master Certification
  • Matric or equivalent qualification recognized by the Department of Higher
  • Education & Training
  • What the job will entail day to day
  • Empowering software development teams apply the Scrum framework and achieve higher levels of scrum maturity and flow.
  • Stand-ups – Facilitate daily stand-ups.
  • Iteration/sprint planning meetings – Protect the team from over-committing and scope creep. Aid in estimation and sub task creation.
  • Sprint reviews – Participate in the meeting and capture feedback.
  • Retrospectives – Note areas for improvement and action items for future sprints.
  • Board administration – Work as the administrator of the scrum board. Ensure that cards are up to date and the scrum tool, is working well.
  • 1 on 1s – Meet individually with team members and stakeholders as needed. Iron out team disagreements about process and work styles.
  • Internal Consulting – Consult with team members and internal stakeholders on how best to work with the scrum team.
  • Reporting – Regular analysis of burndown charts and other portfolio planning tools to understand what gets built and at what cadence.
  • Blockers – Support the team by eliminating external blockers and managing internal roadblocks through process or workflow improvements.

Desired Skills:

  • Scrum Master
  • Agile Coach
  • Agile Facilitator

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