To manage software development projects in alignment with engineering process, upholding, and reinforcing agile practices in the enterprise and building self-organizing teams.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Facilitates the team’s progress toward business objectives
  • 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
  • Leads team efforts in relentless improvement
  • 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 events
  • Facilitates team events, including (where applicable) the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, Iteration Review, and Iteration Retrospective
  • Ensures they are productive and kept within the timebox
  • Supports the Product Owner in managing the backlog and guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope
  • Facilitates the removal of impediments
  • 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
  • Builds a high-performing team
  • 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
  • Helps coordinate inter-team cooperation and helps the team operate well on the train
  • Supports the team’s efforts to continuously improve communications and relationships with other teams
  • Frequently represent the team in the Scrum of Scrums (SoS), helping the team remain aware of opportunities to engage and improve program effectiveness
  • Help the team build effective relationships with the System Team, User Experience, Architecture, and Shared Services
  • Liaise with customers to remove impediments that may be arising from the customer’s end, clarify requirements and provide project update Supports SAFe adoption
  • Supports the overall adoption of SAFe across the enterprise by coaching stakeholders and other non-agile teams on effective interactions with agile teams
  • Participate in the Scrum Master Community of Practice
  • Support the organization’s SPCs
  • Works with other Scrum Masters and stakeholders to help the team contribute towards improving the overall development Value Stream
  • Facilitates preparation and readiness for ART events like PI Planning, System Demos, and the Inspect and Adapt
  • Supports estimating and guides the team in establishing normalized estimates and helps the team understand how to estimate Features and Capabilities
  • Vendor Management
  • Organize interviews for external candidates for body shopping
  • Onboard outsourced resources on project (administrative)
  • Facilitate vendor payment
  • Documentation
  • Documentation of agile events, as necessary
  • Documentation and distribution of weekly reports
  • Work with stakeholders to continuously think about product performance engineering and seek to reduce production incidences and customer dissatisfaction

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a relevant field preferred
  • Professional Qualifications like Certified scrum master, SAFe is preferred
  • At least 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

Department

Purepay - Transaction Switching & Payment Processing

Location

Lagos Office   |   Permanent

Deadlines

November 30, 2021

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