Scrum Master

at The Onset
Published August 22, 2023
Location Remote, Australia
Category Product  
Job Type Remote  


About the job

Job Description

Join a Transformative Government Project as a Scrum Master

  • LOCATION - Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra or Melbourne (On Premise)
  • ELIGIBLE - Australian Citizens Only
  • LENGTH - 12 Month Contract (with up to 24 Months of extensions available)
  • RATE - $$$ Negotiable (Different rates available)
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday 23rd of August

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of millions of Australians every day?

Do you thrive in a dynamic, agile environment? We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Scrum Master to join a large-scale government agency project aimed at delivering crucial services to the nation. This is your opportunity to be part of a team that drives change, innovation, and continuous improvement while contributing to the welfare of the Australian community.

Please Note: This opportunity is only available for Australian citizens due to government security clearance requirements.

About The Role

As a Scrum Master, you will play a pivotal role in fostering agile values, principles, and methodologies within our project team. Collaborating closely with the team, you will be instrumental in developing a shared social contract, guiding team behaviors, and ensuring adherence to agile processes. You will facilitate essential agile ceremonies, including daily stand-ups, sprint planning, sprint reviews, and retrospectives, all while working to remove impediments and keep the team focused on its objectives.

Your skills in negotiation and stakeholder management will be critical in safeguarding the team from external influences that might hinder its progress. You will forge strong connections with product owners and stakeholders to manage dependencies effectively and ensure alignment with project goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and nurture a culture of agile excellence within the team.
  • Facilitate agile ceremonies and events, encouraging active participation.
  • Identify and eliminate blockers and impediments to maintain team focus.
  • Collaborate with other teams to manage dependencies and enhance collaboration.
  • Support conflict resolution and team cohesion while driving performance improvements.
  • Cultivate an environment of trust and open communication.
  • Stay updated on agile trends and industry developments to enhance the team's methodologies.
  • Enable self-management and self-organization within the team.
  • Drive workplace practice improvements and assist in managing change transitions.

Skills And Qualifications

We are looking for candidates with the following SFIA Skills levels (or similar):

  • SFIA Skills: Measurement (MEAS) - Level 4,
  • Methods and Tools (METL) - Level 3,
  • Organizational Facilitation (OFCL) - Level 4,
  • Performance Management (PEMT) - Level 4,
  • Project Management (PRMG) - Level 4,
  • Release and Deployment (RELM) - Level 3.

Ability To

Employ effective servant leadership methods, utilize agile methodologies to enhance team performance, communicate effectively with diverse audiences, identify and resolve problems, foster a culture of continuous improvement, build and maintain stakeholder relationships, identify and mitigate risks in applying agile processes, work independently under limited direction, and collaboratively manage conflicts.

Why You Should Apply

Contribute to a significant government project impacting millions of Australians.

Shape and drive agile practices within a dynamic and supportive team.

Enhance your leadership skills through servant leadership methods.

Collaborate with diverse stakeholders and build lasting relationships.

Be a part of positive change and continuous improvement.

Application Process

This opportunity is open exclusively to Australian citizens due to project requirements. If you're excited about making a difference and possess the skills and passion we're seeking, we encourage you to apply. Join in creating a better future for our nation.

Make your mark on a transformative project that impacts millions of Australians every day. Apply now and be a part of driving positive change.

Note: This role is for a Scrum Master position with a focus on Agile methodologies. Specific company and client information will be provided during the interview process. You can also send your CV to