Senior Scrum Master-2

Job Description


  • You have a true Agile Mindset with a focus on continuous improvement 
  • We are a Customer obsessed area, we deliver value 
  • Together we will set up a greenfield practice embedded in the new exciting Security CIO space 

See yourself in the team 

CommBank is recognized as leading the industry in IT and operations with its world-class platforms and processes, agile IT infrastructure, and innovation in everything from payments to internet banking and mobile apps 

The Group Security team protects the bank and our customers from theft, losses and risk events, through effective and proactive management of cyber security, fraud, protective security, resilience and identity management. 

Do work that matters    

As we build tomorrow’s bank today for our customers, we are continuing to build the capability and expertise needed to deliver our strategy including reimagining our products and services and delivering global best digital experiences and technology.   

You’ll play an influential role in leading, mentoring and uplifting the capability of squads, while supporting the adoption of Agile principles and practices.  

More specifically you will

  • Apply techniques to support effective product backlog management within the Squad and ensure the effective use of tooling. 
  • Increase squad effectiveness, by aiding the Squad to identify, raise and remove internal and external blockers that impede the squads’ progress and flow of work or velocity. 
  • Support adherence to key agile ceremonies such as Sprint Planning, Daily Stand up, Sprint Review and Retrospectives and Backlog Refinement. 
  • Coach 2-3 squads on delivery capability and delivery maturity to deliver high-value quality customer outcomes. 
  • Drive self-organisation and cross-skilling within the squad. 
  • Coach and influence change to increase the flow of valuable outcomes through the squad. 
  • Hold the squad to account to maintain a healthy dynamic with their Product Owner to build alignment in values and approach. 
  • Drive squad effectiveness and continuous improvement efforts by monitoring metrics including sprint burn down, release burn up and squad health. 
  • Participate and provide support to the Agility Practice. 
  • Consult with squad members and stakeholders on how best to work with the squad.  
  • Are experienced with Jira and other Agile related tools 
  • Have influencing skills – able to impact change across multiple stakeholder groups 

We’re interested in hearing from people with

  • Experience as a Scrum Master working in Agile teams
  • Understanding of Agile values, principles and practices
  • A sound understanding of SCRUM and Kanban
  • Experience of Coaching and influencing change to increase the flow of valuable outcomes through a squad.
  • A bias towards action and improvement, making decisions as they work and  getting better every step of the way
  • A continuous learning mindset and an interest in developing it in those around you to nurture a culture of curiosity and innovation.

Our commitment to you

  • We’ll inspire you with work that makes a difference. You’ll see, hear and feel the impact you make.
  • You’ll be surrounded with talented and accountable people that respect and value each other.  You can do your best work here and feel supported with open and honest feedback.
  • We’ll empower you to grow personally and professionally. You can build new skills, have diverse experiences, and use your talents and technology in new ways!

At CommBank, we believe in working for a place that works for us. We have many flexible working options within our team so talk to us about which arrangements would work best for you.

If this sounds like you apply today!

The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority. This means that we require all of our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances. 

If you’re already part of the Commonwealth Bank Group (including Bankwest), you’ll need to apply through Sidekick to submit a valid application. We’re keen to support you with the next step in your career.

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Advertising End Date: 17/08/2022

Whether you’re passionate about customer service, driven by data, or called by creativity, a career with CommBank is for you. 

Our people bring their diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives to build a respectful, inclusive and flexible workplace. One where we’re driven by our values, and supported to share ideas, initiatives, and energy. One where making a positive impact for customers, communities and each other is part of our every day.

Here, you’ll thrive. You’ll be supported when faced with challenges, and empowered to tackle new opportunities. We really love working here, and we think you will too.