Scrum Master

Posted 30 May 2022
LocationWestern Australia
Job type Contract
DisciplineIT General

Job description

Skills and attributes

  • Expert in agile values and principles and scrum values and practices
  • Experience in facilitating workshops, meetings, work efforts or outcomes. Able to facilitate objectively without solving the team's problem for them
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply agile values and scrum practices
  • Demonstrates proficiency in guiding others and providing the right level of support. Able to delegate and empower others to do their work
  • Good communication skills, especially translating agile core values, principles and scrum value and practices, to ensure the team adheres to and follows them
  • Experience in conflict resolution and creative problem solving
  • Has influence within the business to resolve impediments and blockers


  • Help team members embrace agile mindset, based on agile values and principles
  • Reinforces Scrum and Transformation team level practices


  • Scrum ceremonies: Sprint planning, daily scrum, sprint review and retrospective
  • A healthy intra-team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope
  • Monitors and reports on:
  • Progress of User Stories and PI objectives
  • Risks and blockers


  • The product owner
  • User Story estimating
  • Maintaining the sprint board
  • Shields the team from interruptions during sprint
  • Coordinates dependencies with other teams

Capacity guidance

Dedicated until team is more mature and then can usually drop to 50%, can also act as a team member and execute User Stories if possible

Rituals to attend

  • Sprint planning
  • Daily stand up
  • Sprint review
  • Sprint retrospective
  • PI inspect and adapt
  • Scrum of Scrums
  • PI planning

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Lee-Arna Bishop on 08 61511706 or email: and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.