Agile Team Facilitator


: $153,910.00 - $170,900.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Small business makes the world go 'round - it's the heart of the global economy. At Xero we want millions of small businesses to thrive through beautiful software, advice and connections. We aim to make being a small business more efficient and profitable, and more enjoyable too.

We're looking for an Agile Team Facilitator to join Xero's global Product team

We're here to improve and accelerate the delivery of beautiful products our customers love. Our vision is to see our teams focused on outcomes, driven by value and working together to quickly and sustainably deliver beautiful products - and we need help getting there.

Our Agile Team Facilitators work with one to two product delivery teams (we call them Pods) to help them to understand what it means to be Agile and to implement efficient and effective product delivery practices. They make a noticeable impact each day by helping their Pods deliver valuable high-quality products quickly and consistently to our customers.

As one of our Agile Team Facilitators, you will:

* Support your Pods with the framework they choose to use (e.g. Scrum, Kanban) and the practices that support how they work (e.g. planning poker, user stories, retrospectives)
* Facilitate Pod events, workshops and meetings such as scrum ceremonies, team kick-offs and product inceptions
* Create an environment in which Pods can thrive and continuously improve
* Support your Pods to work at a sustainable and predictable pace, including being the first point of contact for removing any impediments
* Work closely with the Product Owners and Pods day-to-day, helping them prioritize and define the Product Backlog and deliver value at the end of every iteration
* Guide the Pods in creating and maintaining core artefacts as needed such as the Backlog, Definition of Ready, Definition of Done and Team Agreements
* Contribute positively to our thriving Centre of Excellence so that it is a shining example of a great team with a reputation for being a game-changer when it comes to helping Xero deliver beautiful products.

We believe in the power of teams and value great teamwork and team players above solo change agents. You'll be surrounded by skilled and supportive product delivery practitioners who are just as ready to learn from you as they are to help you grow. You'll work collaboratively with your practitioner teammates and the Pods you work with will be raving fans.

We're looking for an Agile Team Facilitator or Scrum Master who has experience working with software development teams using Lean-Agile techniques and is ready to help us deliver on the opportunities ahead of us. We're seeking someone who is passionate about the power of teams and has experience in enabling high performing teams and individuals. You'll need to be skilled at creating safe environments where learning and innovation flourish and have great communication and facilitation skills.

Please include in your application a cover letter about why you're a great fit for this position.

By joining Xero you'll be working in a rapidly growing global company that is making life better for people in small business, their advisors and communities around the world. We believe in inspiring people to do the best work of their lives, if you do too then apply!

Associated topics: .net, back end, c++, c#, developer, devops, perl, php, software engineer, sw * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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