Agile Delivery Lead - Systems Transformation

Location: Sydney

We are recognised as a Great Place to Work. We’re a passionate team of brilliant achievers, and together we’re using technology to take the small business finance industry to the next level. Our mission is to keep small businesses moving – with smart cash flow solutions right when they need them. Supporting them through ups and downs. Making their lives easier. Helping them Prosper. To date, we’ve helped over 30,000 unique small business customers across Australia and New Zealand with over $2 billion in small business loans.

Our values: obsess about customers; deliver value fast; day 1; simplicity; be bold, open and real; and one team, inform how we think and act every day.

The role

An opportunity exists for an Agile Delivery Lead to join and help support the workstream delivery process for a key program (New Horizons) tasked with delivering a new technology platform for the company.  The Agile Delivery lead is responsible for monitoring the scrum processes and scrum meetings. They increase team efficiency, motivates the team, spin, argues for changes that will ensure quality and timeliness. They ensure the DoD (Definition of done) is being followed.

What you will be doing

  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers.
  • Guiding the team on how to get the most out of self-organization.
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team, organization and meets the needs of the business
  • Actively removes impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Build a trusting, safe and unified environment where problems/concerns can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done ideally without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and leading by example.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Experience in playing the Scrum Master role for 3 – 5 years year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Very diverse and profound set of communications skills. Can communicate effectively and easily with Developers, Partners and Executives.
  • Knowledge of various well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)
  • Experience in playing the Scrum Master role for at least 4 years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory. (Adjust based on your necessity)
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: DevOps Agile, XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Awareness and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Excellent mentoring skills.
  • Software product development experience

Don’t let a confidence gap get in the way of submitting your application. We’d love to hear from you and see if this could be a great match.

What we offer

  • Work with the latest technologies in the market
  • Study allowance and paid learning days
  • Join a team of passionate, diverse and talented Engineers
  • Career development opportunities
  • Flexible ways of working – we’re a hybrid environment
  • Bonuses and stock options
  • Volunteer leave & paid parental leave
  • Team and company wide social events
  • A chance to be a part of one of Australia’s fastest scaling tech organisations

Why Prospa?

We embrace diversity in our people and our thinking and provide a collaborative, inclusive, innovative and respectful environment. We celebrate who you are and actively provide our employees the same great experience we provide our customers.

It’s super exciting every day. Always moving. Always something new around the corner. And we’ve only just cracked the surface.

Open the door. Feel the buzz. Want in?

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