WE’RE HIRING A

SCRUM MASTER

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Scrum Master to assist and add value to our development team. Our Dev team is a full-stack workforce that functions within an agile environment. Using our evolving processes, we conceive, specify, design, develop, test, and maintain software applications, frameworks and platforms.

The Scrum Master will manage the incoming requests for work and larger projects that are assigned to our teams. With the team they will estimate the incoming work, plan it into releases and then coordinate and manage the work-flow to ensure delivery according to the release plans. In addition, they will manage the expected delivery of the work with stakeholders and assist with project roadmap planning.

Our in-house dev team started in 2015, the GLI family started in 2004 and has been a competitive force in the ever-evolving iGaming industry ever since. We encourage a culture of empowerment, creative expression and a positive work-life balance. We offer our employees flexible working hours, remote working options, Medical Aid contributions and discretionary annual bonuses. If you’re looking for great coffee, challenging projects and our traditional weekly waffles, then this is the place for you!

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Manages the workflow for the team
  • Optimises workflow using agile and Kanban principles
  • Identifies and resolves process issues in order to optimise team performance
  • Manages meetings: backlog refinement, sprint planning, sprint review, retrospectives
  • Ensures that the correct stakeholders are integrated into the process and attend the required meetings where their input or collaboration is required
  • With the help of the team assists the product owner with release planning by facilitating consistent backlog refinement sessions.
  • Provide updated information and progress reports on work requests and projects to stakeholders
  • Looks after team relationships, communication and collaboration
  • Assists the team to remove obstacles that prevent work from continuing and mitigate risks
  • Protects the team from external interference that can impact the sprints, flow of work or cause context switching for developers
  • Ensures the team members follow the agreed rules and processes
  • Agile coaching for the team and stakeholders with the aim of continuous improvement
  • Drives continuous improvement of the team’s processes to ensure optimal performance

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in project management and scrum master in a software development environment
  • Certification or a post graduate diploma/degree in project management or Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge and experience in Agile practices, Scrum and/or Kanban
  • Experience with project management and workflow management software tools are an advantage
  • A proven track record in software development processes and the ability to demonstrate process improvement
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with people at all levels
  • Excellent planning and coordination skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to function well in a busy, demanding environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Active participation in the Agile community is desirable
  • Drive and contribute to the culture of the organisation
How Vacancies Work:
Once we have received your resume, our HR Team will review it shortly. If you’ve reached the interview stage, you’ll then hear from us via email or phone within two weeks. Unfortunately, due to application volumes we can’t give feedback to all applicants. But be sure to keep an eye out, as new job opportunities are posted here regularly.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

COMPANY PERKS

OUR OFFICE

Our office is ideally located in the Century City hub and we rub shoulders with the numerous companies that call it home.

Right next to Canal Walk Shopping Centre, we have access to all the shops, restaurants and cafes you will ever need. Need to get some fresh air and sun at lunch time? A stroll around Intaka Island is a stones throw away from us.

GIVE US A CALL:

+27 21 422 2884

SEND US SOME MAIL:

info@gli-sa.co.za

VISIT OUR OFFICE:

One on Estuaries, 2nd Floor,
No 1 Oxbow Crescent, The Estuaries Way
Century City, Cape Town,
7441

APPLY NOW

Psst! If your skill set is aligned to what we’re looking for – Apply now!

Please send the relevant information to careers@gli-sa.co.za

Please note we have a number of applicants applying for this position, and therefore we may not be able to contact all applicants individually so if you have not heard from us in 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.