Scrum Master

Location: Perth CBD
Job Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Other
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: PR/007682_1633918598
Contact: Enhkjin Davaadorj
Email: email Enhkjin


Role Specific Responsibilities and Key Outcomes:

  • Lead and coach Agile delivery principles and Scrum framework adoption for multi-streamed, high risk projects and programs of work;
  • Coach Project/Program Managers/Directors, project employees and stakeholders to understand and enact Agile and Scrum principles and methodologies and the Scrum framework;
  • Coach the development and delivery teams in self-management and cross-functionality;
  • Plan Scrum implementations within their projects/programs and initiatives;
  • Contribute to developing change and benefits management plans and assessment and advice on business readiness.
  • Influence change that increases the productivity and quality of software development and project delivery teams;
  • Oversee Sprint Board Administration, ensuring that user stories and tasks are up to date and that any tools such as Jira are available and working well;
  • Provide high-level, regular analysis of burndown charts and other reporting tools to understand cadence, velocity and overall progress of the sprints;
  • Facilitate Scrum events as required e.g. Sprint Planning, Story Elaboration, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospectives;
  • Collaborate with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organisation;
  • Ensure that goals, scope, and product domain are understood and ale to be delivered by the delivery teams;
  • Apply techniques for effective Product Backlog management;
  • Collaborate with the Product Owner and/or Project Manager to arrange the Product Backlog to minimise risk and maximise value;
  • Assist delivery teams to understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items;
  • Contribute to the advancement and continuous improvement of Agile practices within the portfolio delivery team.
  • Remove impediments preventing the delivery teams from delivering business outcome;
  • Understand product planning in an empirical environment; and
  • Assist the development and delivery teams to create high-value products;
  • Plan and manages own workload to deliver agreed products within expected timeframes.
  • Develop options; identifies assumptions, critical success factors, constraints, dependencies, risks, issues and mitigation strategies.
  • Maintain industry knowledge on best practice in relation to this role.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

  1. Scrum Master certification and/or significant working experience.
  2. Demonstrated expertise of the Scrum framework, with all its artefacts and techniques.
  3. Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artefacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement).
  4. Knowledge of with software development and demonstrated experience in managing projects using Scrum and more generally the use of Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
  5. Highly developed interpersonal, leadership, communication and facilitation skills to establish and maintain excellent working relationships in a corporate environment and influence change and adoption of project methodology and frameworks.
  6. Ability to adapt to a changing and fast-paced environment
  7. Demonstrated advanced problem-solving skills including the aptitude to identify, analyse and implement solutions.