The Senior Scrum Masters will adopt, promote and coach Lean-Agile principles, core values and practices

  • Enable teams to self-organise, self-manage and deliver.
  • Support and reinforce Scrum team rules.
  • Foster an environment of collaboration, learning and innovation.
  • Focus on ever-improving team dynamics and performance, helping the team manage interpersonal conflicts, challenges and opportunities for growth.
  • Facilitate and lead meetings, including planning, progress, review, retrospectives and problem solving workshops.
  • Establish and communicate the calendars for iterations.
  • Assist in determining milestones and roadmaps, and the plans that enable them.
  • Assist in determining sprint objectives and acceptance criteria.
  • Protect teams from distractions and unrelated/ unnecessary work.
  • Track and report on the implementation of features and capabilities.
  • Escalate, track and eliminate impediments.
  • Manage risks and dependencies.
  • Assist in ensuring that a clear ´Definition of Doneµis defined and adhered to.
  • Help to improve the flow (velocity) of value through value streams by promoting continuous delivery and DevOps.
  • Help to motivate team members with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Collate and publish quantitative measures of progress.



  • ND (Comp Sci) with 11+ years; OR
  • Tech/ B.Sc. (Comp Sci) with 10+ years; OR
  • Eng. / B.Sc. Hons (Comp Sci) with 9+ years; OR
  • Eng / [URL Removed] (Comp Sci) with 7+ years; OR
  • PhD / [URL Removed] with 5+ years and
  • Scrum Master Certified


  • Experience in software engineering and acting as a Scrum
  • Master in an Agile environment for at least 3 of these years
  • Refer above for years relevant experience
  • Awareness and experience with Agile techniques:
  • User Stories,
  • Test Driven Development,
  • Continuous Delivery,
  • Pair Programming,
  • Automated Testing Techniques

Desired Skills:

  • • Strong negotiation skills
  • Written communication skills
  • Time management skills

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