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Scrum Master

Job Title: Scrum Master
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North Sydney, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 180561_1515996678
Contact Name: Linda Donaghey
Contact Email: linda.donaghey@peoplebank.com.au
Job Published: January 15, 2018 17:11

Job Description

Our client, a leading Financial Services organisation have an exciting opportunity for a Scrum Master to join their team in Sydney.

In this key role you will be responsible for leading a single delivery team (squad) to deliver outcomes, through application of the Agile way of working. The scrum master has accountability for building a high performing team culture to ensure delivery is sustainable and productivity/velocity increases as the team evolves.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Coaching the team (squad) and project/stakeholders on the Agile methodology, such as writing useful User Stories and managing the product backlog
  • Owning the implementation and execution of the Agile process and iterates to adapt and improve the process to meet the squad's needs
  • Building a collaborative culture and ensure the team regularly celebrates success
  • Managing the Agile process
  • Coaching the team to deliver high quality outcomes, culminating in the squad contributing to the wider Journey's Showcases and Immersion Sessions delivered to cross-functional senior Stakeholders, including EGMs.
  • Supports the Product Owner, ensuring effective backlog grooming of work occurs consistently
  • Coaching and monitoring the team to ensure all scrum ceremonies are adopted appropriately
  • Supporting the Product Owner in their stakeholder engagement

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate the following:

  • Experience In the financial services industry or highly regulated environment as a Scrum Master
  • Solid understanding and demonstrated experience in the entire SDLC (software development lifecycle) with end to end delivery history
  • Strong demonstrated business acumen
  • Experience in or understanding of technology used by the team
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Game
  • Experience working in a cross functional development team
  • Working knowledge of other agile practices such as XP, Kanban, Crystal, SAFe, etc.

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