Scrum Master

at Kforce Technology Staffing
Published July 17, 2022
Location Greenwood Village, CO
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Kforce has a client that is seeking a Scrum Master in Greenwood Village, CO.

This position requires a dynamic leader that can oversee multiple Agile projects simultaneously and run scrum meetings for each. The person who fills this role should be a seasoned, certified Scrum Master that can adjust their style to meet the dynamic challenges of aggressive software development. The Scrum Master will be responsible for sprint planning, retrospectives, running daily/weekly stand-up meetings, sending out notes and action items, and helping the managers to plan work for team members.

Major duties and responsibilities:
* Actively and consistently supports all efforts to enhance the customer experience
* Works closely with development teams to continuously improve team's software delivery
* Actively and consistently supports different stakeholders to ensure the highest quality software products to our customers
* Collaborate with other teams in each project and review/refine the strategy based on the organizational needs and participate in Scrum of Scrum meetings
* Scrum Master plans upcoming sprints for a given project, including helping the team to reach consensus for what can be achieved during the sprint
* Monitors and reports on sprints that are in-progress
* Coordinates project activities including updating the Wiki and release history
* Tracks and monitors team member allocation so we know when team members are available to work on new tasks (resource planning)
* Works with the leadership team to strategically improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our Agile processes
* Contributes to the creation of Requirements documents, Data Sheets, and Acceptance Criteria, while understands how a project fits into the big picture
* Interfaces with other departments to ensure clear communication for in-progress and upcoming development activities

* Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business, Management or related field or equivalent work experience
* Scrum Master Certification
* Related Work Experience - Number of Years: Scrum Master - 5+
* Thorough understanding of the Agile Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
* Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English
* Strong organizational skills
* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
* Ability to prioritize, plan and resolve escalations based on the project requirements
* Ability to work with cross-functional team and senior leadership team
* Excellent ability to work well with shifting priorities
* Excellent ability to track multiple development efforts simultaneously and to be able to synthesize the results in fast paced environment
* A servant leader that can facilitate and build team consensus
* The ability to identify and eliminate roadblocks that team members may encounter during a sprint
* Critical thinker, ability to negotiate with key stakeholders and maintain positive attitude
* Display professional, positive, and approachable attitude/demeanor and discretion
* Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
* Understands both Scrum and Kanban methodologies and can easily interchange based off team needs
* Extensive experience working with JIRA, or other Agile development tools

Working Conditions:
* Office

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