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Scrum Master - Data Engineering

Job Title: Scrum Master - Data Engineering
Location: Sydney
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Reference: 2925422
Job Published: April 17, 2019 12:46

Job Description

Top ASX listed organisation going through a huge Agile delivery transformation within their Large Data Engineering portfolio. You will be responsible for implementing/uplifting Agile/Scrum and creating cross-functional Data Engineering, Data Development and Business Intelligence teams and putting governance and processes in place. You will navigate your way around a complex stakeholder environment to engage, coach and influence them to get on board the Agile Journey! 
Responsibilities Include:
  • Participating in Agile Ceremonies
  • Mentoring individuals and Agile teams that are new to Agile practices
  • Interacting with Agency executives
  • Enhancing the SSA Agile lifecycle
  • Collaborating with other scrum masters and Agile Coaches
  • Fostering collaboration across teams
  • Utilizing Agile planning tools
To qualify, you must have these basic qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 9 years of software delivery experience, with at least 4 years delivering projects using Agile development approaches
  • Minimum 2 years of Product Management experience
  • Minimum 3 years of Scrum Master experience
  • Extensive experience with individual and team coaching, organizational development, cultural change and conflict management.
  • Must be an analytical thinker and be able to communicate with outstanding facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Must possess proven skills in leading Agile teams through an entire project lifecycle
  • Must be a self-starter, adept at working in a team environment and possess strong communication and technical writing skills
  • Must be able to translate complex project management issues into helpful guidance for the client’s software development and project management communities
It would be beneficial to possess the following:
  • Agile Coaching experience
  • Demonstrated experience (minimum of two separate engagements) using multiple agile concepts and methodologies including Scrum, Kanban, Test Driven Development, and Continuous Testing and Integration.
  • Experience creating Agile training materials (e.g., Agile Introduction ScrumMaster, Product Owner, or Understanding User Stories)
  • Experience delivering Agile training sessions to various audiences (i.e., technical, nontechnical, management, or executives)
  • Experience using VersionOne
  • Experience interacting with senior level management and clients
  • Demonstrated experience with meeting facilitation and negotiation
  • Experience in lifecycle management processes and artefacts 
Other Qualifications:
  • Expertise in writing, listening, note-taking and verbal communication skills, including being able to explain technical concepts to non-technical individuals
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be comfortable switching activities on a day-to-day basis
  • Significant experience successfully facilitating agile ceremonies involving the customer and product owner
  • Experience assisting teams in setting up development environments that enable Test Driven Development(TDD), automated builds and automated acceptance testing
  • Experience with one or more of the following: JIRA, Git, Jenkins, Bamboo, Chef, Puppet
  • Strong creative thinking, problem-solving, planning, time-management and organization skills to balance and prioritize work
  • Experience providing high-level overviews for executives and staff level/group overviews on Lifecycle Support Tools
  • Experience with at least one medium to large Scaled Agile program (4 or more teams; 40+ development personnel) in a Coaching or Management Capacity.
  • Familiarity with current Scaled Agile frameworks (SAFe, DSDM, LeSS)
  • Agile certification, (i.e., Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Trainer(CST), Certified Scrum Coach (CSC))
Required Skills:
  • Agile Scrum Master or Coaching experience
  • Experience with teams transitioning from Waterfall to Agile
  • Extensive experience with individual and team coaching, organizational development, cultural change and conflict management.
  • Experience delivering Agile training sessions to various audiences (i.e., technical, nontechnical, management, or executives)
  • Demonstrated experience (minimum of two separate engagements) using multiple agile concepts and methodologies including Scrum, Kanban, Test Driven Development, and Continuous Testing and Integration
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with staff as well as executive management
If you're interested in hearing more about this role, apply now! reece.richardson@perigongroup.com.au