Ref: TL18, Q4, 2018

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Location: Alexandria

 

eSpace is looking for a qualified team leader to manage team/s and provide effective guidance. You will be responsible for supervising, managing and motivating team members on a daily basis. The Team Lead will provide technical and team leadership through coaching and mentorship. Ultimately, you should lead by setting a good example and engage the team to achieve goals.

Job Responsibilities  

  • Communicating with the client and product owner to discuss the details of the Sprint and each story included. 

  • Preparing functional and technical specifications/estimations to be handed to the product owner to discuss the details of the Sprint and each story included. 

  • Protecting the team and keeping them focused on the tasks at hand and making sure they do not over-commit themselves to what they can achieve during the Sprint. 

  • Coaching the team, helping team members work together in the most effective manner possible, guiding them through planning games, pair programming and peer reviews. 

  • Conducting daily meetings (SCRUM meeting) with team and Sprint planning and retrospective meetings with product owner and/or client to discuss the details of the Sprint and each story included. 

  • Transparent planning and module development - let everyone know who is accountable for what and by when. 

  • Directing the day-to-day activities of the team members and ensuring they follow the standard processes and procedures. 

  • Ensuring that tasks are being done with a high quality (design patterns, coding standards, test coverage, type of bugs, etc.).

  • Preparing the Sprint backlog and how team will accomplish it including deployments and testing.

  • Mitigating, monitoring and managing risks (risk analysis) at every stage/sprint with commitment. 

  • Conducting frequent stakeholder/client meetings to monitor progress.

  • Conducting periodic meetings with product owner and SCRUM master. 

  • Communicating with the product owner to discuss requirements priorities, conflicts, business constraints, legal issues, etc. 

  • Cancelling or rescheduling Sprint milestone if needed. 

  • Ensuring that the team spirit and moral is kept and improving members confidence, enthusiasm, motivation, ego and focus. 

  • Responsible to make sound technical decisions. 

  • Challenging other team members to develop as leaders while serving as a role model. 

  • Acknowledging and appreciating each team member's contributions. 

  • Encouraging team members to innovate in the solutions being devised. 

  • Conducting assessment of team members on both technical and managerial levels. 

  • Contributing in the hiring process by conducting technical interviews of candidate team members.

 

Qualifications  

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent.

  • 3+ years of relevant experience.

 

Skills Required  

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong sense of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Self-motivated, organized, and highly initiative.

  • Highly innovative and always seeking ways to impress others.

  • A proficiency in Agile methodologies and SCRUM process.

  • Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal, organizational, and Presentation skills in both Arabic and English.

 

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