Scrum Master

at Kforce Technology Staffing
Published July 14, 2022
Location Los Angeles, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Kforce has a client in Los Angeles, CA that is seeking a remote Scrum Master.

Duties Include:
* As a servant leader and coach, the Scrum Master facilitate all scrum ceremonies for two scrum teams
* Guide and coach scrum teams on best use of agile practices with the goal of delighting customers with high quality software and delighting business partners with timely delivery
* Foster an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement
* Solve impediments for the team or report unsolvable impediments to the Release Train Engineer or other managers who can help with resolution
* Guide scrum teams through PI planning. Facilitate breakout sessions
* Help the team sequence their work for an upcoming product increment and arrange their features on the program board. Coach the team to identify risks; Represent scrum teams for draft and final plan reviews
* As a Scrum Master, you will coach scrum teams to self-organize, lean in, and foster a culture of ownership
* Protect the team from being pressured to commit to unreasonable goals and from outside distractions
* Foster a transparent and safe team environment where team members can communicate openly and without fear
* Ensure the team creates and maintains Jira issues that accurately describe features and stories, includes acceptance criteria, and are up to date with proper status and all information that might be useful to both the team and program
* Scrum Master accepts feedback (from coaches, managers, scrum masters or the team) as a gift that will enable them and their team to take one more step down the road of continuous improvement
* Work with RTE, POs and others to ensure team is meeting PI objectives

* Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
* Any SAFe Certification, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) or Certified Product Owner (CSPO) a plus
* Minimum of 5 years of Scrum master experience for software development teams
* Experience working in an agile environment using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Large Scale Scrum (LeSS) or other scaled agile model (if no experience, then a certification for one of the scaled agile frameworks)
* Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills
* Experience leading distributed/virtual teams
* Understanding of software development life cycle models as well as in-depth knowledge of traditional project management principles and practices
* Jira or similar tool agile tools
* Growth mindset, learning mindset, strategic thinking

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