ABSA Learnership – Scrum Master Specialist

Website Absa Group Limited

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Is respected and consulted by business area peers and seen as a point of contact within the team
  • Developing plans to ensure delivery of teams’ work.
  • Support Project/Delivery Manager in planning and transition of releases.
  • Familiar with the details of at least one business area and has experience of liasing with peers in that area
  • Understands how service support applies to own technical function:
  • Providing expert guidance and assistance to colleagues for successful transition
  • Experience in creating and maintain sprint artefacts.
  • Has experience of incident & problem management disciplines
  • Ensuring all change governance and standards are adhered to
  • Has experience of maintaining configuration items, raising changes and planning releases
  • Ensuring code quality is maintained

Job Requirements:

  • Uses stakeholder management strategy effectively and knows how to navigate the organisation
  • Adapts style to contribute and enhance teams performance by working effectively with people across a wide range of disciplines and levels, both internal and external.
  • The ability to facilitate and negotiate with multiple parties to bring about agreement and resolution, even when position is not initially shared by others
  • Can effectively manage and develop relationships with key decision makers and stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes
  • Clearly and effectively communicates difficult or complex ideas clearly to stakeholders, peers and subordinates

Qualification & Experience:

National Certificate: Information Technology

Job Details:

Company: Absa Group Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Randburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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