Scrum Master needed for Employment at Interswitch.
Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis. We started operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing, and have progressively evolved into an integrated payment services company, building and managing payment infrastructure as well as delivering innovative payment products and transactional services throughout the African continent. At Interswitch, we offer unique career opportunities for individuals capable of playing key roles and adding value in an innovative and fun environment.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Scrum Master
Department: Indeco – Industry Ecosystem & Platforms
Job type: Permanent
- To manage software development projects in alignment with engineering process, upholding, and reinforcing agile practices in the enterprise and building self-organizing teams.
- Exhibits the behaviours of a Lean-Agile leader who leads by example; leads the change; have with a Lean-Agile Mindset and helps the team embrace SAFe Core Values, adopt, and apply SAFe Principles, implement SAFe practices
- Supports the team rules – Responsible for reinforcing Agile’s lightweight rules like the rules of Scrum, Built-In Quality practices from Extreme Programming (XP), Work in Process (WIP) limits from Kanban, and any other process rules the team has agreed
- Engaged in challenging the old norms of development to improve performance in the areas of quality, predictability, flow, and velocity
- Focus on creating increments of value each iteration and achieving daily and Iteration Goals in the context of the current Program Increment (PI) Objectives
- Helps the team improve and take responsibility for their actions
- Facilitates the team retrospective
- Teaches problem-solving techniques and helps the team become better problem-solvers for themselves
- Facilitates team events, including (where applicable) the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, Iteration Review, and Iteration Retrospective
- Supports the Product Owner in managing the backlog and guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope
- Supports the team in addressing and eliminating issues to improve the likelihood of achieving the objectives of the Iteration/PI
- Scrum Master escalate issues to an appropriate authority to get support in closing long standing issues or issues threatening achievement of business objectives
- Focuses on ever-improving team dynamics and performance, and coaches the team in selfmanagement
- Helps the team resolve interpersonal conflicts and challenges, and identify opportunities for growth
- Escalates people problems to management where necessary.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a relevant field preferred
- +3 years of experience as a scrum master or in a similar role
- Working knowledge of agile methodology, techniques, and frameworks, such as SAFe, Scrum or Kanban, to deliver solutions.
Application Closing Date
6th December, 2021.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online