Scrum Master

Scrum Master Cape TownA Scrum Master job vacancy is available at Xneelo in Cape Town.Xneelo is a web hosting company of approximately people, with teams in Cape Town (head office), Johannesburg, as well as Canada, Ukraine and India. We see ourselves as business enablers, stimulating the economy by helping the business mass market to interact and transact online.Are you eager to continually deliver improved customer value and internal efficiency by helping to develop quality, innovative software? Our software engineering & product team could use your skills, passion and experience to develop solutions that will help keep thousands of websites online.We are passionate about frequent, iterative delivery of high-quality software and aim to build lasting solutions using Agile principles and the latest technology. We work together in self-organising teams that take full responsibility for their part of our ecosystem and require an understanding of agile development philosophies. The team is based at the companys head office in the Tygervalley area in the Western Cape.As Scrum Master, you will form part of a team that will be responsible for: the development, integration and maintenance of bespoke and 3rd party web applications; providing innovative tools and ensuring a seamless, intuitive hosting experience to our customers.As Scrum Master you will be a servant leader, custodian of the teams Scrum Process, coaching and mentoring the teams in the Agile mindset, weaving Continuous Improvement thinking into their efforts to deliver quality incremental changes to the product.Overall disposition:The ideal candidate will have a passion for: Mentoring (Team members as well as other Scrum Masters)Optimal systems and simple proceduresAgile development and a self-organising team environmentSharing ideas and innovationCollaborating to achieve resultsEffective communication and conflict resolution Responsibilities: Ensuring the team lives AgileChampioning self-organised and cross-functional teams.Working with the team to remove impediments to delivering the next increment.Assisting with reporting, progress tracking, internal and external communication to improve transparencyProviding support through servant leadershipFocus more on practical implementation rather than theory Required Skills / Qualifications: Experience working in a Scrum Master role for a minimum of five years +Expert knowledge of AgileProven track record of regular incremental delivery within a complex environment, multiple platforms and internal system dependenciesJIRA experience will be advantageousOne or more related certifications such as Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP). Relevant industry experience will also be considered. At xneelo, our sincere desire is that our team members are inspired by their success and able to operate with a high level of discretion and autonomy guided by our principles and values. We hope this appeals to you and look forward to hearing from you.
Cape Town, WC, ZA