Scrum Master

APSI now have an exciting opportunity for a talented and organised Scrum Master. We are looking for an energetic person with excellent communication skills and the ability to ensure project objectives are met.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serves as scrum master for one or more teams.
  • Facilitates discussions of complex, high value delivery projects.
  • Works closely with team to identify and act on opportunities for improvement.
  • Works closely with product owners and other team members to ensure vision, roadmaps and personas are well defined and dependencies are understood.
  • Coaches stakeholders in best ways to interact with assigned teams.
  • Proactively identifies impediments and works to remove them by communicating with team members, stakeholders, or leadership, escalating if required.
  • Acts as an advocate for Agile and Scrum methodology.
  • Promotes and leads continuous improvement initiatives across the organization, including but not limited to communities of practice, hackathons, improvement communities and design sprints.
  • Drive delivery and continuous improvement by applying metrics to identify areas of improvement.
  • Promotes Change Management - Scaling Agile, release planning and dependency management.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

  • Strong working knowledge of Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, etc.).
  • Current expertise in the Agile space, exemplified by ongoing education in Agile frameworks, conference attendance, meetups and self-study.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Strong project planning and process improvement skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills including influencing and leading others.
  • Collaboration skills and abilities.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Desire to understand and run product ownership potentially in the future

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • Current CSM, PMI-ACP, or similar Scrum Master Certification.
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant experience.  For example, Business Analyst experience plus at least 3+ years as a practicing Scrum Master.
  • Agile experience/knowledge of key agile techniques including Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, etc.