Scrum Master - Leading Bank

Location: Sydney
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Technology
Salary: $$$ competitive
REF: 2179379
A leading Financial Services firm is looking to hire an experienced Scrum Master to manage one Scrum team

This is an opportunity for you to join a fantastic team, with a great 

Scrum Master plays a leading role in shaping and executing on firm's Agile mobilisation and delivery strategy.

Only candidate that have pure "scrum master" experience and have been employed in pure "scrum master" roles will be considered. If you have had hybrid BA/PM/Scrum roles please DO NOT apply for this role as you will not be considered as this firm is very advanced in their Agile approach and are looking for a Senior Scrum Master.
Previous experience in Australia is a MUST

Also only candidates that are based in Australia will be considered 

Main Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a high-performing and self-managing project delivery teams 
  • Coach project delivery teams through Agile adoption, developing and following through with Agile values, principles, practices and techniques
  • Organise and facilitate all scrum ceremonies (Retrospective, Standup, Sprint Planning, Showcase)
  • Respond to and be supportive of differing team needs in order to maintain and improve on delivery
  • Guide the team through continual improvement through acceptance and commitment to AGILE principles
  • Guide and coach Product Owners, Business Analysts and developers 
  • Provide facilitation, guidance, energy and support to teams across the organisation
  • Empower the team and lead them through agreed commitments
    Promote and enhance a collaborative work environment
  • Identify and remove organisational impediments to agility
  • Develop and execute Agile education and training
  • Actively promote the sharing of knowledge across teams and within the coaching community
  • Mentor and develop fellow Agile members
Key experience:
  • At least 3 years experience working as a dedicated pure Scrum Master in a large corporate/FS firms based in Australia (not a hybrid BA/PM/Scrum role)
  • Must be a certified scrum professional 
  • Investment Banking or Financial services experience is desirable
  • 3 years plus experience in design and implementation of business applications requiring detailed knowledge of business logic.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation, coaching and mentorship skills
  • Deep understanding of Agile practices, trends, tools and techniques, and the ability to transfer that understanding at all levels of the organisation
  • Demonstrable success in providing coaching for sustained Agile adoption with teams of various sizes and experience levels
  • Strong ability to influence cross-functional teams and leadership
  • Experience with large scale Agile transformations in matrixed environments is extremely desirable
  • Continually seek learning and growth opportunities, including being an active participant and thought leader in the Agile community
The role represents an excellent opportunity for an experienced candidate to drive and develop their career with an innovative and dynamic environment.
Please apply for this role in order to be considered for this opportunity, I will get in touch with you shortly after reviewing your profile. Thank you for your interest in this role, please note if you are not successful in your application for this opportunity will be contacted for any other suitable roles.