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Senior Scrum Master - Scrum Certification - Agile Teams - Agile Pratices - Enterprise IT Tools

IT Di-Visions AG

Posted on Mar 22, 2021 by IT Di-Visions AG

Zürich, Switzerland
1 Apr 2021
Annual Salary

For an international institution in Zurich we are seeking a highly motivated professional to take up the following challenge:

Senior Scrum Master (Contract)

Job Description

  • Are a servant leader with high emotional intelligence
  • Coach and develop Scrum based Squad(s) to be self-organized, and helping to remove their impediments
  • Are a Change agent with passion for working with people and squads to help them improve and deliver their best work
  • Help the squad to keep focus. eg by acting as a buffer between external distractions and the squad
  • Support a Product Owner setting goals, scope for the Squad(s) and supporting product backlog management
  • Contribute to the Product Area with proficient coaching & mentoring skills
  • Mediate through conflicts, help the squad to make decisions, and encourage leadership in others
  • Fosters self-organization, collaboration and knowledge sharing
  • Demonstrate proficient knowledge about Agile frameworks and its principles
  • Support and promote a feedback culture based on the Scrum values (commitment, courage, focus, openness and respect)
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement of the squad's processes and productivity
  • Exchange ideas and issues with other Scrum Masters, nurturing internal Agile community and Chapter/Community of Practice
  • Work with Squad(s) to embed and reinforce Agile practices and behaviours
  • Lead and facilitate various Scrum ceremonies, such as sprint closing and planning, stand ups, retrospectives
  • Provide constructive feedback to team members to increase Agile maturity
  • Support the Product Owner maintain and refine the product backlog
  • Review and manage backlog items to ensure the latest work status is captured and updated as appropriate
  • Ensure work is appropriately balanced across the team and that all work is captured within the backlog
  • Enable the organization's Agile way of working
  • Model behaviours to support the organization's Agile transformation
  • Actively create and maintain an atmosphere and culture within Squad(s) based on the Agile leadership behaviours
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities and best practices to progress the work of the Squad(s)
  • Engage with Chapter Leads to help identify and deliver against training needs to support Agile practices
  • Engage with individual Squad members to identify opportunities to improve


  • More than 5 years of experience working with Agile teams and understanding of Agile practices
  • Experience with Scrum (and Kanban) methodologies, tools and techniques
  • Capability to understand and speak the Engineer's language and understand the wider context of their day-to-day engineering work
  • A continuous improvement mind-set and dedication to uncovering better ways of working
  • Ability to influence behaviour without having formal organizational hierarchy
  • Excellent communications and people-interaction skills
  • Fluent English language skills

Contract Details

  • Start: 1st of April 2021
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Occupancy: 100%
  • Rate depends on seniority


IT Di-Visions is a friendly and dynamic IT placement agency which has a real track record with companies within the financial, telecom, insurance and other interesting industries in Switzerland.
We place IT experts in contracting positions as well as in permanent employment contracts.

For further technical information, please contact Mr. Manuel Rau.

Please send your complete electronic application to

IT Di-Visions AG
 (see below)

Reference: 1136681587

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