Golden Gate Ventures

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Scrum Master at MoneySmart
Singapore City, SG

Mission

Your mission is to guide, reinforce and promote the use of Agile/Scrum practices within the technology and product teams, enabling the Product organisation to deliver tremendous experiences for our customers through our products.

As a Scrum Master, you will need to work closely with the product and technology teams within the business, and deploy and reinforce best practices, elevate self-organisation and mentor your teams.

In A Nutshell

  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organisation and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organisation.
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on progression and problem-solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Supporting and educating the product teams, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.

Requirements

  • Experience in a Scrum Master role for at least 2 years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Good skills and knowledge around leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Knowledge of various well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).
  • Awareness and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills.

Desirable:

  • Software development or software product management background.
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, etc.
  • Familiarity with web technologies.
  • Familiarity with Target Process, Pivotal Tracker or similar Agile-enablement platform.

Cultural Competencies

  • Be a positive team player
  • Engage constructively, disagree and commit
  • Be Humble
  • Demonstrate Accountability
  • Exercise Good Judgement
  • Take charge of your professional growth