Scrum Master

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: ICT
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 25-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: LINZ/1451596
  • Job Title: Scrum Master
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  • Summary:

At Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) we are focusing on the future by modernising our technology and the services we provide to remain connected, innovative and flexible.

Landonline is crucial to supporting the New Zealand way of life. There’s no other way to buy land or a house in New Zealand, and it provides important information to be able to respond to emergencies, natural disasters and biosecurity concerns. We are looking for motivated people who are keen to share their knowledge and help us redevelop Landonline.


About the Scrum Master role:

The Scrum Master role is an Agile Squad member who spends much of their time coaching and helping other squad members communicate, coordinate, and cooperate; to meet their delivery goals. The Scrum Master is a servant leader who enables squads to self-organise, self-manage, and deliver via effective Agile practices.


As a Scrum Master you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Facilitate the scrum process and coach others around new ways of working
  • Work with the team to focus on sprint objectives
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts
  • Resolve and address issues
  • Facilitate meetings and workshops (e.g. Retros, Planning, Refining)


What you will bring:

  • Demonstrated experience as a Scrum Master for a software development team  in an agile environment
  • Strong technical understanding – you may have worked as a developer, architect or other IT professional
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and organisational skills
  • Experience working in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is desirable


This is your opportunity to join us and make a meaningful contribution to the rebuild of Landonline and LINZ’s wider transformation to deliver more value for New Zealand.


At LINZ, we are committed to developing and promoting an environment where our people feel included and valued. Diversity is our strength and we’re dedicated to bringing together people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.


Join us in our important work and in return we’ll offer you a collaborative, inclusive work environment with flexible working options and wellness benefits.


To apply, please click “Apply Online.” You’ll be taken through to our LINZ Careers Centre where you’ll be able to review further information about the responsibilities and accountabilities of this role in the Position Description. You’ll be able to complete your online application form and upload a copy of your CV/Cover Letter. Please keep in mind when including your CV to specifically highlight the capabilities and skills listed in the above ad and the position description. 


Applications close Tuesday 10th March 2020.


If you have any questions about this role or working at LINZ, please email and our Recruitment Team will be in touch with you.


As an organisation LINZ embraces diversity, encourages work life balance and we have a flexible approach to the way we work which means you will quickly feel connected and valued.

LINZ is one of the most engaged organisations in the public sector and people always say what a great place LINZ is to work.