Vacancy Type:
24 (Ivy CompTech)
About The Role

Role Purpose:

The Scrum Master responsibilities will include setting up and facilitating the Scrum Ceremonies, supporting the product owner in managing the backlog and shielding the team from interruptions during the development Sprints (a set period of time during which specific work has to be completed and made ready for review) by managing the on-going work with the business and chasing missing requirements.

The Scrum Master responsibility is to take part in building a self-managing team that can plan and deliver high quality features during a sprint. In addition, this role will also facilitate and encourage the “Inspect and Adapt” cycles to help the team improve its group dynamics and the team members to improve themselves in their roles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as a “Servant-Leader” of the team, including coaching and facilitating various development team-members in his/her responsibility in delivering quality deliveries.
  • Support the Product Owners in the maintenance of the product requirements items, including reviewing tickets before assignment, managing and maintaining an up-to-date storyboard, assigning and reassigning tasks, monitoring team efforts, generating reports and more.
  • Manage the teams’ Scrum schedule by facilitating the Scrum Ceremonies (Stand ups, Planning, Reviews, Refinements and demos., etc.), having tactical and strategic approach to change, maintaining and leading by formal and informal communication.
  • Be a Scrum expert for your counterparts (Product Managers, jr. Scrum Masters, peer Developers, Quality Assurance Analysts and management) by coaching the teams in self-organization and cross-functionality.
  • Monitor the sprints and releases to provide a transparent status to the business and to the team regarding the development of our web and mobile products, including time and schedule, unexpected issues, troubleshooting and the development current stage.
  • Understand the programme of work being delivered and support the team to achieve their goals.
  • Responsible for being the link between various Development teams and stakeholders, keeping up to date with both on a regularly basis and supporting the Development teams under his/her responsibility with reports to higher management.
  • Facilitate the Development teams work and development process, including identifying and removing technological and any other obstacles that might affect the process.
  • Support the Product Owners in translating business requests to technical specification.
  • Encourage collaboration between the Development team members, Product Owners and other Scrum teams.
  • Setting up retrospectives, sprint reviews or sprint planning sessions.
  • Support Delivery Managers and team in understanding effective management of Scrum-based teams
Additional Information

Specialist Skills and Experience Required

  • Strong understanding and proven track record of running agile processes and delivering high quality results on time.
  • Ability to work in an agile environment with changing requirements while remaining goal oriented on delivery.
  • Ability to encourage and lead team members without being their direct manager.
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure.
  • Ability to coach jr. Scrum Masters
  • A Self and fast learner with fast thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Great working peer, establishing and maintaining internal work relations.
  • Great Interpersonal skills.
  • Strong understanding and experience in working with Retails Systems will be an advantage.
  • Good understanding of development languages e.g. my SQL, Java script, React frameworks will be an advantage.
  • Experience in online gambling company will be an advantage.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Fluent English.

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Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and a benefits package that we're extremely proud of.