Scrum Master

Posted 27 August 2021
LocationSydney, New South Wales, Australia
Job type Permanent
DisciplineIT General

Job description

We are looking for an experienced Scrum Master to work on a major client project in Sydney. The project is initially scoped out for a 9 month duration but it is likely to extend to a much longer term assignment.

The ideal person will start the assignment working from home and when restrictions are eased our client does like the team coming together on site at least 2 days per week. They are based in Sydney but also have an office in Melbourne so may consider Melbourne based candidates also.

The Scrum Master is part of the Agile practice and will work on projects as a member of the Agile leadership triangle and responsibilities will include:

  • Day-to-day development team work facilitation

  • Facilitation of Agile (Retrospective, Planning session, Estimations)

  • Removal of barriers to team effectiveness

  • Overall sprint and data management for the project

The Scrum Master's overall responsibility is to ensure that the team delivers services to the customer and completes various project management activities according to defined service level commitments and process compliancy guidelines.

The ideal candidate will have a mix of the following skills and experience:

  • Delivery experience within an enterprise environment (understanding of Banking and Financial Services industry would be beneficial but not essential)

  • Proven experience leading and coaching teams using Agile and adaptive delivery models to achieve successful outcomes

  • Ability to manage agile forums and artefacts including daily stand-ups, sprint planning, retros and showcases

  • Ability to drive squad scrums to monitor work, find efficiencies, surface blockers and aide in removing blockers

  • Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills to negotiate with both technology, business units and partners/vendors

Reference# 200203464

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Aditi Yadav on 02 9464 5530 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.