Pearson SCRUM Master in Melbourne, Australia

SCRUM Master


It’s no secret that a good education has the power to change lives. The challenge lies in the pace with which Australia’s educational landscape is transforming. It’s no longer just about providing access, but also ensuring progress.

As the world’s leading learning company, we’re meeting this challenge with Australia’s most comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.


●Flexible working arrangement

●Bonus leave day, to invest in your learning

●Discounted personal benefits, including Travel & Health Insurance

●12 months fixed term contract

Based in stunning, heritage-listed offices in Melbourne's Docklands, you have everything at your door step, not to mention the easy 2 minute walk from Southern Cross Station.

The SCRUM master will lead an internal team as well as development partners through the delivery of Pearson projects and products. The role includes processing definition, Agile Scrum based Software development along with cross functional communication, software technical project management, requirements traceability, source code control, test case management and defect tracking.

The SCRUM master will (ideally) also be experienced in front end software development and able to interact with teams at a technical level, potentially contributing to software delivery.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with Product Owner to break down project requirements into actionable design and developer tasks

  • Liaise with stakeholders and provide updates on project progress

  • Coach and mentor project team to facilitate SCRUM adoption and maturity


  • Practical understanding of Agile SCRUM methodology

  • Able to manage teams and provide direction

  • Familiar with software development, with front-end development highly regarded.

Now it’s time to tell us about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture.


Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

Work Locations: AU-Victoria-Melbourne-Goods Shed South 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008

Job: Project/Programme Management

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 9, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1806282

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.