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  • Posted: Aug 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Black Pen Recruitment is a diversified specialist recruitment consultancy situated in the heart of Cape Town, led by highly respected recruitment professionals, each accomplished in their own right to consult and deliver on staff placement assignments.
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    Scrum Master (SaaS/FinTech)

    Job Description

    Scrum Master (SaaS/FinTech)

    Are you an experienced Scrum Master? Do you want to work in a dynamic and ever changing environment?


    Well look no further! We have an opportunity for you!


    Our client is a leading provider of a powerful SaaS platform that organises and accelerates businesses offering insurance solutions with Headquarters based in Cape Town. This tech business is moving ahead in a positive trajectory which is certainly why it is backed by several top-ranking/highly recognised global FinTech investors. They are looking for a skilled Scrum Master to join their exciting team.


    Job Type: Full-Time | Remote




    • A Certified Scrum Master

    • 2-3 years as Scrum Master

    • 2-5 years in Agile Development Environment

    • Ability to recognise areas of improvement and implement or work with others to make the necessary process changes

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to interact with a wide range of individuals from Developers, Testers and Product Owners to senior management and executives.

    • Knowledge of and exposure to other software development methodologies and project management frameworks and concepts.



    • Work closely with the development teams to identify existing process pathologies and identify and prioritise agile improvement roadmap to support consistent foreseeable delivery.

    • High velocity communicator; ensure that all information regarding changes in scope, delays & other issues are communicated to key stakeholders.

    • Runs daily, weekly, and monthly agile ceremonies efficiently and strictly.

    • Participate in daily stand-ups, ensuring agile processes are followed, provide feedback to delivery teams, and focus the teams on agreed sprint goals.

    • Drives improvements that are generated by agile retrospectives.

    • Research and educate the teams regarding utilisation of appropriate features of our agile management tools

    • Provide update reports on Agile process for the wider organisation

    • Facilitate the communication across different delivery teams to resolve dependencies and impediments

    • Work with Business Analyst and COO to protect the current sprint commitments and continually refine and prioritise the backlog

    • Enforces the definition of ready for work coming into the development team

    • Enforces and educates external parties about the process for submission of development work requests.

    • Continuously learn and educate the development team on Agile methodologies and practices

    • Coach and mentor the delivery teams to increase agile maturity across the company

    • Actively contributes to the Scrum Master Community of Practice


    • Remote work

    • A laptop and peripherals to get you going (should you not have your own)

    • An office situated in the centre of Cape Town

    • Highly competitive compensation

    • A dynamic, startup environment where you won’t just be a number and your ideas can be made into reality

    • Education opportunities in the form of budget and time allocation for short courses

    • A hands on management team who will be on the front lines with you, instead of trying to micromanage you from the top

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Black Pen Recruitment on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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