scrum master in Kuala Lumpur

wei yung chin, randstad
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kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
information technology
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3 years
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wei yung chin, randstad
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job description

Randstad has become a true global player in the world of work in the past decade, by growing organically and by various mergers & acquisitions, of which Monster Worldwide is one of the more recent additions. In the technology-driven world of talent, Randstad is going through a digital transformation that has a major impact on Randstad's strategy, business models, way of working, and brand. It is a time of change, offering major opportunities for our own employees, our clients, candidates and other stakeholders.

about the company:

Randstad is a leading global staffing and recruitment company, offering a wide range of solutions in the HR services space. We take the lead in shaping the world of work, by matching candidates with companies that will help them reach their full potential, and matching clients with people who will work to successfully develop their business.

about the role:

As a scrum master you will support one or more scrum teams within Randstad IT (APAC), ensuring that the agile way of working is understood and applied properly. You will ensure that the development teams, business representatives, the product owner, and management adheres to the scrum framework, and applies the agreed agile practices and rules adhering to the way of working. You will join a passionate team and you must be open to challenging yourself, while helping to drive a “work where the work is” approach. This is a unique role as the ideal candidate will have the opportunity to shape our agile environment.

job scope and responsibilities:

  • Facilitate agile ceremonies, discussion, decision making, and coach the scrum team (members)
  • Manage the Scrum board tracking the progress of epics and user stories and releases
  • Track and improve team(s) speed (velocity & cycle times) and quality
  • Remove impediments that keep the team from progressing
  • Continuous development of agile scrum maturity within team(s)
  • Assist with quality management and testing together with the team
  • Support the product owner(s) in ensuring availability of a just-enough groomed backlog
  • Collaborate with end users, leads, internal stakeholders (e.g. Quality, Legal, Process and Learning) and suppliers to design services throughout the product life-cycle, providing practical solutions that make the difference to our clients, candidates, talents and colleagues
  • Connect with other Scrum Masters to understand and manage cross-team dependencies
  • Any other project duties when required

job requirements:

The requirements below represent the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties associated with this job.

  • minimum of 3 years’ experience with scrum/agile as a scrum master
  • extensive understanding and practical application of scrum methodology such as backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, cycle time, task definition and use of JIRA, Confluence and Google Suite.
  • Fluent in English (speech and written) and have strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have experience interacting with senior level management
  • A passionate agilist with a keen interest in digital trends, continuous process improvement, automation and how they impact people and business


  • Relevant agile certification (e.g. CSM) is a prerequisite
  • minimum Bachelor degree, preferably in information technology, business or engineering disciplines

how to apply:

Interested candidate can click on the appropriate link for CV submission. Alternatively, you could contact Wei Yung at +603-2036 7557 for a confidential discussion.


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educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma