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Scrum Master

Company: Kforce Inc
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client that is seeking a Scrum Master in Beaverton, OR.Key Tasks:

  • Scrum Master will be responsible for guiding the development of an agile team into an effective delivery unit with a sustainable cadence
  • Responsible for ensuring the teams process evolves within organizational guidelines and standards of practice
  • Must be able to nurture self-organizing, high performing teams through servant leadership and mentoring
  • Provide timely updates on projects
  • As a Scrum Master, you will facilitate project team meetings, project road-mapping sessions, gather feedback by presenting to all levels of leadership
  • Encourage, support, and guide continuous improvement of the team, its products, and processes
  • Facilitate agile activities and meetings, including sprint planning, retrospectives, and sprint reviews
  • Assist the product owner with keeping the backlog groomed
  • Ensure cross-team coordination
  • Reach out to the larger company network for impediment removal
  • Maintain relevant metrics that provide organizational visibility and help the team see how they are doing

    • 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 have a thorough understanding of iterative/incremental software development
    • Complete understanding of agile processes such as Scrum, XP, and Kanban
    • Must have recognized education in agile processes, certifications preferred
    • Able to lead a team to make realistic and achievable delivery commitments
    • Understand and experience with agile metrics and reporting techniques
    • Excellent communicator, able to gain the respect of the team, external stakeholders, and management
    • Able to resolve conflict through arbitration, negotiation, reasoned discussion, or escalation
    • Must be willing and able to identify problems, impediments, dependencies, and other team dysfunctions, and then facilitate quick resolution
    • Experience to explain and promote agile engineering practices such as pair programming, continuous delivery, TDD, BDD and refactoring preferred
    • Experience using Jira to track and make visible sprint backlog workflow preferred
    • Experience with operating in a scaled agile environment preferredKforce 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.

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

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