Scrum Master | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1414060-2


When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.


SCRUM MASTER – Allianz Technology | NSW Sydney

Allianz is the home for Scrum Masters who dare to lead the way in Agile Sprint Management.

What if you could turn your job into a career with purpose?

We have an exciting opportunity for an accomplished and results-focused Scrum Master – Core Engineering, to be appointed within Allianz IT division, located at our North Sydney office. 

Allianz Technology is transforming ways of working and the Scrum Master will be working locally and collaborating globally to drive ways of working and guide the project/business journey.

In this role, you will be responsible for leading the Agile Sprint Management for the APAC Core Engineering team, with a key focus on the implementation of the Allianz Cloud within the region.

Our current product development and private cloud release lifecycle is heavily reliant on our Agile Delivery Methodology. This urgent requirement/resource will assist the Head of Core Engineering and other technical leads on prioritisation and coordination of stories within each monthly sprint.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Scheduling, facilitating and driving outcomes from Agile ceremonies Presenting sprint review reports to the project managers and product owners
  • Ensuring the sprints velocity maintains consistency and blockers are identified and resolved in a timely manner
  • Working with Project Managers and product owners to groom and maintain product backlogs.
  • Provide advice on Agile best practices and coach/advocate Agile to teams that are new to Agile
  • Writing user stories and acceptance criteria and ensuring the acceptance criteria is met
  • Preparing for and facilitating showcases and maintaining the accuracy of the sprint boards 

Important to your success:

  • Approximately 18 months experience as an Agile Scrum Master or Iteration Manager with a key focus on cloud management
  • Demonstrated experience across the complete Agile forums
  • Understanding and application of all aspects of the project lifecycle and the SDLC Deliverables and how they pertain to either Agile or Waterfall delivery methodologies
  • Solid experience engaging ServiceNow ITSM would be highly desirable
  • Microsoft Project, Enterprise Project Management tools expertise would be desirable
  • Experience using JIRA, Microsoft Office, Enterprise Project Management tools
  • A level of experience using IT tools for Financial Reporting

What's on offer?

  • Opportunity to work in a global context and really make an impact
  • An attractive remuneration package
  • Excellent range of employee benefits and discounted insurance products
  • A supported learning and development program
  • Collaborative and high performing team

About us

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people, we foster a culture where our employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and dare to challenge the industry.  When you join Allianz, you'll become part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We foster an environment of personal growth, so you feel safe to try, share, fail, learn and grow. We value diverse thinking where your ideas and innovative mindset are welcomed and encouraged. As a member of the Allianz family, you'll be supported to reach your full potential to grow an enriching career.

Allianz is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from men and women regardless of race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or philosophy of life. Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.

If you dare, there's an opportunity for you at www.allianz.com.au/careers

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