Country:

Australia

Cities:

Canberra

Area of expertise:

DevOps and Agile Coaching

Job Description

Digital disruption is opening more opportunities for businesses to connect with their customers and accelerate the realization of business value.



Avanade – The World’s Premier Microsoft Consultancy

Avanade is the world’s leading Microsoft consultancy and is the ultimate destination for consultants who specialize in Microsoft technology. Our vision is to be the leading digital innovator through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. We are 50,000 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. If you’re a modern Microsoft professional, this is where you need to be.


What we offer you

Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.


Are you someone who likes to coach and facilitate Agile or DevOps team to build the right solutions and build the solution right to their business challenges? As Scrum Master you are either helping our clients adopt and grow their agile way of working through SCRUM or our own teams to deliver Avanade solutions to our clients based on agile delivery. You will facilitate and coach the team to perform the scrum events effectively so that they can focus on building quality products iteratively which realize business value as soon as possible. The product owner you assist and coach in managing the product backlog so that business demand is clear and given the right priority. 
  
 
Day-to-day you will:

  • Work on exciting projects as Scrum master
  • Coach teams adopt the agile way of working
  • Help the team to solve impediments
  • Coach the product owner how to manage the product backlog
  • Coach the organization how to do agile portfolio management

 
 
Your Skills Include:

  • You are a self-starter, highly motivated and an excellent team player.
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.
  • Experience in Agile way of working and Agile project delivery.
  • Proven experience facilitating SCRUM events and team workshops.
  • You have the ability to observe a team and determine together with them their next improvement objectives
  • Coach the team and individual team members on the agile way of working and a growth mindset
  • Proper understanding of software delivery so that you can have a valued discussing with the team on best practices and improvements
  • You are not afraid to defend and adopt the agile way of working to the client organization
  • Understanding of product backlog management best practices
  • Scrum.org agile certifications
  • Microsoft Certifications preferable.
  • You have a bachelor's degree in business, information technology or similar degree.


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



This role requires direct contact with Avanade clients as well as attendance in person at Avanade workplaces and other company-sponsored meetings and events.  In order to comply with our client requirements and Avanade’s own health and safety obligations, this role requires the Applicant to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.   Proof of vaccination will be required during the application process.  Applicants who have appropriate written proof of a medical or religious reason for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may provide such documentation.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 


We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.


We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 


Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com