Scrum Master

at Kforce Technology
Published June 7, 2022
Location Beaverton, OR
Category Default  
Job Type Contractor  

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client in Beaverton, OR that is seeking a Scrum Master.

Responsibilities:

  • The Scrum Master will operate as a team-based servant leader in service to the team's needs
  • Ensure the teams is practicing Agile principles
  • Partner with, coaches, and supports Technical Product Manager in managing the backlog to ensure it is properly prioritized and appropriately sized
  • Facilitate all Scrum ceremonies (backlog refinement, Sprint planning, daily stand-ups, retrospectives, demos)
  • Help prepare the team for and facilitate squad level Quarterly Planning activities
  • Establish, track and communicate agile metrics (such as team velocity and sprint progress/burn down chart)
  • Facilitate alignment and assist Technical Product Manager and Agile Team with meeting appropriate commitments
  • As a Scrum Master, you will protect the team from interruptions and distractions to clear a path for throughput
  • Identifiy, remove and/or escalate risks, roadblocks, and cross team dependencies that are unresolvable by the team and interfere with the team's ability to deliver commitments
  • Accountable for promoting continuous improvement by coaching the team to use metrics to identify and measure progress
  • Interact with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization and cross-squad/cross-functional collaboration on delivery execution
  • Continuously learn new approaches to facilitation, agile best practices and how to improve team dynamics
  • The Scrum Master will help the Team to focus on delivery of high quality stories on a predictable, sustainable cadence
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