Scrum Master

Job no: 502305
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Information and Communications Technology, HEO9

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Continuing position available immediately

The Scrum Master is responsible for providing Agile/SCRUM mentoring to the team and organisation and facilitating the implementation of agile practices and methodologies

The Scrum Master works closely with the team manager and the product owner(s) to manage work, deliver value to the business and help to optimise the performance of the team. The position will also facilitate the Agile practices/methodologies to support planning and prioritising of work at the portfolio/program level and work with the business stakeholders to provide them with guidance around Agile practices.

To be successful you will need:

  • Broad experience as a Scrum Master within a software applications development team, ideally in a Dev Ops environment.
  • Skills and knowledge of facilitation, continuous improvement, ability to empower others, transparency and servant leadership.
  • Experience in agile coaching and in promoting the use of agile practices.
  • Knowledge of agile approaches – Kanban, Scrum, XP, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with agile techniques – Automated Testing, User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Testing, Pair Programming etc.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Application close 11:55pm, 2 June 2019. 

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Grant Cox
Manager, Application Services, Information Technology and Digital Services
P: +61 (8) 8313 1957

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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