Scrum Master | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1414060

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.

About our Organisation:  

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a successful global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians.

Allianz Technology is the principal driver behind transforming Allianz into a digital group, with nearly 7,500 employees appointed around the globe.

Allianz Technology equips the Group with the most cutting edge digital solutions in the industry, bringing Allianz to the fingertips of its customers.

At Allianz Technology, innovation is more than a buzzword; it is the business of the day, every day.

When you join Allianz Technology, you will have opportunities to grow and drive your career your way, the opportunity to work with people from diverse and exciting backgrounds.  Your fresh thinking and ideas will be encouraged and welcomed and you'll get the support you need to develop your learning, educational opportunities and your career.

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

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. We have an urgent requirement for a Scrum Master that is able to assist the Head of Core Engineering and other technical leads on prioritisation and coordination of stories within each monthly sprint.

About the Role:

You will deliver the following role objectives and deliverables:

  • 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                                                                                                                                                                                                

About the Ideal Applicant:

You will possess the following attributes, skills and experience:

  • Approximately 18 months experience as an Agile Scrum Master or Iteration Manager
  • 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:

At Allianz you can expect to be ‎recognized for your commitment and rewarded for high performance with excellent employee ‎benefits and opportunities for ongoing career development.‎

You will receive a competitive remuneration and benefits program, including the following:

  • An attractive remuneration package
  • Excellent range of employee benefits and discounted insurance products
  • A supported learning and development program


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