Scrum Master

At least one (1) ongoing and two (2) fixed term Scrum Master, Grade 5.2 positions are being offered in the Business Technology Services Division in Melbourne/Ballarat.
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Department: State Revenue Office
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG5.2
Work Location: Multiple Locations
Reference: VG/SRO/BTS/16932980123E
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $114,830 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD589 - Scrum Master - Grade 5.2 - Business Technology Services.pdf (PDF, 189KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Donal McCann – Talent International
0407 190 217

Position Details

Scrum Master

  • At least one (1) ongoing and two (2) fixed term roles in the Business Technology Services (BTS) Division
  • Salary $114,830 - $125,735 plus 10.5% superannuation – VPS Grade 5.2
  • Based in Melbourne /Ballarat with flexibility to work from home 

What we offer

The State Revenue Office is the Victorian Government's revenue management agency, administering a range of taxes, duties, levies, grants and subsidies.

We aim to develop our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian community. We offer flexible working arrangements and a workplace culture that is rewarding and productive, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing an inclusive, accessible, and safe working environment. Find out more about working at the SRO at or via our LinkedIn page.

The opportunity

The primary purpose of the Scrum Master is to provide leadership to agile teams delivering work that forms part of the IT Strategic Plan and BTS operational support.

Reporting to the Release Train Engineer (RTE), you will

  • Lead and facilitate agile ceremonies and events at the team level such as daily stand-up meetings, iteration/sprint planning, sprint demonstrations and retrospectives
  • Ensure that agile delivery artefacts (product/sprint backlogs, Kanban boards etc) are developed and maintained in accordance with industry good practice and agreed quality standards
  • Work with the RTE faciliate the teams participation in program level ceremonies and events such as PI Planning, Inspect & Adapt workshops, system demonstrations and ‘scrum of scrums'
  • Faciliate the day to day running of cross functional agile teams – resolve conflicts and obstacles or roadblocks that occur
  • Work with Product Owners to manage backlogs, priorities and requests

Who we are looking for

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience as a Scrum Master within an IT setting, including proven record of successful delivery of IT based products/solutions, working with solution delivery teams including working within an SDLC framework
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and experience in, the events, artefacts and methods of agile practice (with a strong preference for SAFe practices) including the ability to adapt and apply fit for purpose management techniques
  • Highly developed servant leadership, collaborative and interpersonal skills

How to Apply

Submit your cover letter and resume via the ‘Apply now' button by 11.59pm on Sunday 5 February 2023. 

More information

You can find out more about this role via the position description. You can also contact Donal McCann – Talent International on 0407 190 217.

If you need a copy of this advertisement and attachments in an accessible format, such as large print, please email

Please note, as part of our selection process, we conduct pre-appointment checks including those related to references, identity, qualifications, work history, work visa, and police record history. SRO employees must provide evidence they are vaccinated against COVID-19.

This role may be subject to a probation period.

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