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Scrum Master

Company: Kforce Technology
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client in search of a Scrum Master in Beaverton, OR. Duties:

  • Ensuring the team's process evolves within organizational guidelines and standards of practice
  • Must be able to nurture self-managing, high performing teams through servant leadership and mentoring
  • Maintain relevant metrics that provide organizational visibility and team insight for continuous improvement
  • Encourage, support, and guide continuous improvement of the team, its products, and processes
  • Excellent communicator, able to gain the respect of the team, external stakeholders, and management
  • Resolve conflict through arbitration, negotiation, reasoned discussion, or escalation
  • Identify problems, impediments, dependencies, and other team dysfunctions, and then facilitate quick resolution
  • Must be able to facilitate the development process
  • Uphold as well as coach and mentor, agile values and principles as expressed in the Agile Manifesto
  • Create a fully transparent development process
  • Capable of being a scrum master for one to three scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work
  • Facilitate agile activities and meetings, including sprint planning, retrospectives, sprint demo and sprint reviews
  • Assist the team with implementing effective agile disciplinary practices
  • Support cross-team coordination
  • Reach out to the larger company network for impediment removal
  • Support product team in ensuring product backlog is groomed Job Requirements:REQUIREMENTS:
    • Must have recognized education in agile processes, certifications preferred
    • 5+ years of relevant IT experience including strong understanding of customer/stakeholder relationships, business analysis, prioritization, estimation, and capacity management
    • Must have been a member of an agile team for at least 2 years
    • Must understand iterative/incremental software development
    • Advanced knowledge of agile processes such as Scrum, Kanban, SAFE and XP
    • Able to lead a team to make realistic and achievable delivery commitments
    • Understand agile metrics and reporting techniques
    • Experience using Jira to track and make visible sprint backlog workflow preferred
    • Experience in educating and promotion of agile engineering practices such as pair programming, continuous delivery, TDD, BDD and refactoring preferred With a commitment to innovation, this client employs some of the world's top engineers and designers! It was ranked as one of the 'Happiest Companies to Work For' and awarded an 'Employees' Choice Award 2018 Best Place to Work' by Glassdoor. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. If you would like to make a difference globally and locally, apply now. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Kforce Technology, Beaverton , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Beaverton, Oregon

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