Country:

Australia

Cities:

Adelaide

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Are you a passionate advocate of modern ways of working and Agile culture? We want to talk to you! 

Digital disruption is opening up more opportunities for businesses to connect with their customers and accelerate the realisation of business value. That's what we'd love you to help us do. With your strong business experience, vision, team leadership and ability to steer clients toward new ways of thinking and reimagine the way they work with technology, we can open up fantastic career opportunities for you. 



Avanade – The World’s Premier Microsoft Consultancy 

Avanade is the world’s leading Microsoft consultancy and is the ultimate destination for consultants who specialise in Microsoft technology. Our vision is to be the leading digital innovator through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. We are 40,000 consultants strong and growing. 


Diversity and inclusion are baked into our DNA, as is flexibility. We empower our people to deliver awesome solutions for our clients, and our unsurpassed experience in the Microsoft space enables us to place our people on the most challenging, rewarding engagements. Career progression opportunities at Avanade are world-leading, as are our benefits. 



Be part of Avanade’s future in South Australia 

We have recently established the #adelaide.build.hub, a modern engineering center in Adelaide to deliver engineering excellence to the region. We are building a squad-based delivery model from the ground up to deliver rapid and frequent value to our clients. Our squads are Agile-driven, DevOps-enabled multi-disciplinary teams, each with a focus on a particular Microsoft platform. 


Adelaide is a greenfield location for Avanade providing an opportunity to join us early and have a real impact on our future in South Australia. 


The Role 

We are seeking an experienced Scrum Master to join us at the grassroots level of the #adelaide.build.hub and set the standard for how we put modern ways of working into practice. 


You will: 

  • Facilitate daily project events and ceremonies – planning, scrums, reviews & retrospectives 
  • Identify opportunities for our squads to continuously reflect & improve 
  • Mentor our engineering teams on the culture of Agile and help them understand the true motivations of Agile delivery 
  • Coach Product Owners on backlog management 
  • Facilitate team and client workshops \
  • Work with our Agile coach to establish playbooks on Agile delivery and day-to-day project delivery for the #adelaide.build.hub 


As a Scrum Master with Avanade’s #adelaide.build.hub you will be leading day-to-day project delivery and establishing the practices, habits, and frameworks required to succeed and scale in Agile delivery. 


As a foundational member of the Adelaide team, you will have a unique opportunity to shape and influence how we operate and grow.


 

About You 

You are passionate about Agile as a culture, a mindset, and a way of working and are an experienced and client-focused consultant with well-developed analytical and critical thinking skills. You bring 5+ years of experience in and around modern engineering practices & Agile ways of working. You won’t necessarily have a technical background, but you have been in & around technology through your career, and you have led technical delivery teams. 

Executing Agile ways of working is what motivates you every day, and you love to promote them to bring others along on the journey. You are excited to enable organizations to transform themselves to enable Agile delivery methods, helping them adopt the mindset to achieve success. You are equally comfortable working with internal teams as you are providing advice to senior clients and business decision-makers. 

You’re comfortable failing. Fast. 


Other Favourable Attributes 

  • Industry certification in support of your solid foundation in Agile & Scrum 
  • Australian citizenship, with Baseline security clearance (or willingness to apply) 
  • Working knowledge of Azure DevOps and related toolsets 


Benefits of being an Avanade Employee 

  • Additional 5 days personal Leave + Opportunity to purchase extra annual leave 
  • Wellbeing & Gadget Allowance 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Generous parental leave 
  • Corporate private health insurance discounts 
  • Up to 80 hours of training per year 


At Avanade we are building on our capability of modern ways of working – if your experience and skills can help us accelerate that journey, we’d love to hear from you today! 

Apply now

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.