Our client is a Telecommunication company specialized in building towers and managing sites for mobile network operators.
It is one of the world’s fastest growing tower operators and maintains operations in Nigeria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast and some other countries.
The Company is heavily involved in bringing broadband internet to the whole of Africa and have also launched a variety of green energy projects in the five countries in which it operates.
They now have a new opening due to expansion for an experienced IT SCRUM MASTER
We are looking for an experienced IT SCRUM MASTER who will work with the team role responsible for ensuring the team lives agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices that the team agreed they would use.
Your role will include Clearing obstacles, establishing an environment where the team can be effective, addressing team dynamics, ensuring a good relationship between the team and product owner as well as others outside the team and protecting the team from outside interruptions and distractions
What You Will Do :
Scrum master is responsible for facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings.
Possesses conflict resolution, does conversation by focusing on scrum values of openness, honesty and respect.
Should be a friendly communicative person, because when team is moving fast in Agile, communication is the effective force which holds the team together.
Needs to forecast the numbers of deliverable possible in an iteration, which is based on evidence and reliable source.
Needs to be expert in estimation and planning. He knows how to create useful, reliable and practical plans for software development projects.
Should be a good coach in Agile practices. S / he can coach individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
Help team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them.
Ability to shield his team from outside distractions and interference's.
Ability to ensure the correct use of scrum process.
Ability to track and remove impediments
Scrum master is a servant first, who serves his team members before considering about himself
Facilitate his team for better creativity and tries to improve the efficiency of the development team.
Responsible to remove the impediments for the scrum team.
Arranged daily stand-up meetings, facilitate meetings, schedule meetings, demo and decision-making processes in order to ensure quick inspection and proper use of adaptation process
Helps product owner to make the product backlogs in good shape and make them ready for the next sprint.
Responsible to Conduct retrospective meetings.
Organizes and facilitates the sprint planning meeting.
Acts as a safeguard for his team.
Like to have :
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Industrial Engineering
Must have 5+ years’ experience in IT project management in a business application environment
Certifications in any of the following : Prince2, Agile / Scrum, PMP
Demonstrable ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
Reporting and briefing skills to senior business stakeholders
Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban XP, etc.
Good skills to coach team how to follow agile scrum, which really works.
Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development.
Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices.
Knowledge of other Agile approaches, like : Kanban, Crystal, FDD, XP, etc.
Knowledge about other methodologies other than Agile-Scrum, so that he can explain other methodologies to motivate his team.
Basic knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand his team needs.
He / She should have knowledge about Agile techniques like : User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
Ability to take and understand his commitment to deliver the product on time.
Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery.
Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.
Familiar with common development practices, Service oriented environments, and Agile practices.
Familiar with Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O, Power BI & Reporting and Data warehouse
Management : Resource Management
Vendor and Supplier Management
Team Leader and Resource Development
Additionally, the following would make you more attractive :
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