Scrum Master

Job Title: Scrum Master
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Inner Suburbs Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 187583_1535518368
Contact Name: Amy Richardson
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 30, 2018 00:06

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about technology and Agile/Scrum methodology and who genuinely cares about the success, not only their team but the company as a whole.

The Scrum Master / Iteration Manager role is responsible for the delivery of projects for the API Programme Portfolio. Working within a cross-functional delivery team, they ensure scope is defined via an effective backlog, facilitate the creation of effective sprint plans / team commitments, and provide support to all members of the team.

Our client is looking for an assertive confident scrum master with servant leadership style to manage a scrum team made up of BA, Developers and Testers in an operational business environment that provides Integration / API services to the wider business community.

Must be an experienced Scrum Master with knowledge of Kanban / Scrum. Challenging backlog that needs to be well groomed and well defined. Some PM responsibilities, need to remove impediments, some financial and people management required.


  • Manage and lead the delivery team from Discovery/Inception through to internal/Customer release
  • Ensure the Product backlog is sufficiently groomed and well maintained
  • Work closely with the Product Owner to understand priorities and co-ordinate activities against sprint goals and release plans
  • Facilitate Agile ceremonies such as daily stand ups, sprint planning, retrospectives, sprint reviews and showcases
  • Coordinate release activities for seamless path to production with no customer impact
  • Identify risks, issues, blockers and dependencies, and drive effective resolution plans
  • Manage, track and communicate team velocity, sprint and release progress, benefits and cost throughout delivery
  • Ensure team collaboration and positive environment


  • To come from a technical background
  • To be able to understand scrum and Kanban and the differences between the two
  • To be able to lead a team
  • Ideally have API experience
  • Strong understanding of software development full life cycle

If you have the matching experience please apply below quoting ref#187583

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