Scrum Master

Job Title: Scrum Master
Contract Type: Contract
Location: North Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 200628_1579230650
Contact Name: Jan Hundleby
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2020 14:10

Job Description

  • Major Australian Financial Services Company
  • North Sydney location - 12 month contract
  • Lead team to success and increased productivity


  • Coaching the team (squad) and project/stakeholders on the Agile methodology, such as writing useful User Stories and managing the product backlog.
  • Work closely with the product owner to deliver team outcomes.
  • Build a collaborative culture and ensure the team regularly celebrates success.
  • Facilitating an environment of customer centricity in everything the team does.
  • Assessing the 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.
  • Owning the implementation and execution of the Agile process and iterates to adapt and improve the process to meet the squad's needs.
  • Ensuring impediments/blockers impacting the team from progressing are either removed or escalated to Product Owner for removal
  • Producing sprint reports and burn up charts to demonstrate team progress in outputs and outcomes.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in the financial services industry or highly regulated environment.
  • Solid understanding and demonstrated experience in the entire SDLC (software development lifecycle) with end to end delivery history, at least 2 years.
  • Experience working in a cross functional development team.
  • Strong understanding of New Ways of Working including Agile, Scrum, human centred design and lean processes.
  • Tertiary degree in Finance, Banking or Accounting from a recognised institution is preferred.
  • Agile certification and post graduate qualification is desirable
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile GAME, JIRA, Confluence.
  • Working knowledge of other agile practices such as XP, Kanban, Crystal, SAFe, etc.

Please contact Jan Hundleby if you require more information and quote Job Number 200628