Scrum Master - Banking - Hong Kong

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology
Salary: HK$50000 - HK$70000 per month
REF: BBBH230732_1551578136

Scrum Master - Banking - Hong Kong

A top-tier bank is looking to hire Scrum Masters for their upcoming digital initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Run daily, weekly and monthly agile rituals efficiently and strictly
  • Tracks work progress to identify blockages and developer divergence from allocated tasks
  • Blocks Business, Operational Staff and Product owners from interference with Development Structure
  • Polices channels for submission of development work requests
  • Implements structure changes and strategy that are generated by agile retrospectives
  • Blocks stories that do not contain the right level of detail from entering the Dev Structure
  • Blocks changes to work once in development without following the proper re-evaluation process
  • Removes blockers with extreme prejudice when raised by development team
  • Understanding and focus on business outcomes
  • Understanding and efficiency in collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
  • Guide and coach the team and organization to follow Agile/Scrum practices
  • Guide and coach the team to become self-organized
  • Help the team assess their 'Scrum Maturity' and higher levels of maturity
  • Improve transparency within the team
  • Remove impediments
  • Guide the team to find the right person within the organization that can help them
  • Build a safe and trusting environment where conflicts can be managed in a healthy way without fear of blame
  • Be responsible for supporting and coaching the Product Owner on Agile/Scrum practices

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Commerce, IT or Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experienced in a Scrum Master or Agile Project Manager role for 3-5 years for a software development team within banking or financial services
  • Knowledge of Agile approaches - Kanban, Scrum, XP, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile techniques - Automated Testing, User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Testing, Pairing, Agile Games, etc.
  • Experience running Scrum with JIRA
  • Certified Scrum Master is a plus
  • Good skills and knowledge of facilitation, continuous improvement, empowerment, transparency and servant leadership
  • Able to communicate in Cantonese and possess the English language skill and the attitude to support users at Executive levels

Please submit resume to Stephanie Tung: Stephanie.tung@ambition.com.hk