Scrum Master

Scrum Master, VPS5, Ongoing - Full Time Enjoy a career that makes a difference by helping to shape the education experience for Victoria. Be part of a vibrant Department culture with a strong sense of community and inclusion. Join the Education State. At the Department of Education and Training, we are committed to giving every Victorian the best learning and development experience, making our state a smarter, fairer, more prosperous place.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/FPISG/20001515B
Closing Date: 28-Jun-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD_Scrum Master, VPS5, Ongoing - Full Time_20001515_Updated.doc (Word, 233KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sakthi Chandrasekar

Position Details

The Information Management and Technology Division guides the Departments' digital capability and is leading digital transformation for the Department including Victorian government schools. The Division architects, manages and supports the largest technology network in Victoria, supporting a user base of approximately 750,000 staff and students.

IMTD provides innovation and leadership in the transformation and management of the Department's digital capability through the implementation of solutions on the department's cloud environment (IaaS), enterprise cloud platforms (PaaS) and software (SaaS), using agile practices with a focus on user experience, security and integration.

As a valued member of the diverse IMTD team, you will have the opportunity to be part of influencing the new way of working for the department through your strong technical skills and customer centric approach.

About the opportunity

A fantastic ongoing opportunity in the Digital Innovation Branch in the Information Management and Technology Division (IMTD). The IMTD's function is to provide innovative and integrated ICT Systems and information management services and support and is undertaking a transformation program of work to drive digital innovation and maturity. IMTD is a large Division, with approximately 400 permanent and contracted staff with oversight of some large managed service contracts, including the Technical Support for Schools Program (TSSP) that provides approximately 700 technicians to support schools.

The function of the Information Management and Technology Digital Innovation Branch is to provide the core functions of architecture services, digital platform services, agile services, business engagement, and business analysis.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Atlassian Product suite experience (JIRA/Confluence).
  • Good knowledge of multiple Agile methodologies, rules, patterns and practices (Ex - SAFe, LeSS SCRUM , KANBAN , Lean etc ).
  • Experience working in a Scrum Master role in establishing and leading agile teams and execution for at least three years within product development teams working as Scrum Master or Agile Coach.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate adoption and transition to agile methodology from traditional waterfall.
  • Ensure the consistent and uniform application of the agile practice for the agile team(s) they lead.
  • Support product owners with inputs and advice, especially with respect to product backlog refinement and prioritization.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email:

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: and

Applications close 28th June 2022.

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