Scrum Master

at Kforce Technology Staffing
Published July 25, 2022
Location St. Louis, MO
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client in Saint Louis, MO that is seeking a Scrum Master for a Home Based/Remote role.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Plan:
* Facilitate and support all scrum events (Ceremonies): Team Agreements, Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective
* Identify, analyze, monitor, and resolve issues and risks; Identify mitigation strategies and communicate with the product team
* Scrum Master will plan and facilitate team activities for Program Increment (PI) events
* Plan and evolve appropriate team metrics to promote continuous improvement

Strategize:
* Think creatively to find potential solutions and examine possibilities and outcomes
* Follow audit and change management processes
* Contribute to the advancement and improvement of agile practices within the organization

Collaborate:
* Establish and maintain effective communication and relationships across areas, divisions, outside vendors, and other teams, providing timely updates
* As a Scrum Master, you will work with the scrum team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision making and support organizational project or product teams
* Work with Agile coaches and other Scrum Masters to grow within the role
* Work daily with Product Owners and Product Delivery Managers

Lead/Mentor:
* Facilitate and Co-facilitate Product & Agile workshops and training sessions
* Exhibit Lean-Agile Leadership - Help the team embrace a lean-agile mindset and agile core values and principles
* Scrum Masters elevate your teams' performance by recognizing areas of strength and improvement and employing appropriate coaching and development techniques
* Provide a safe space for team which promotes continuous improvement and learning
* Guide and coach the scrum team on how to use agile practices and principles to deliver quality products and business value

REQUIREMENTS:
* Bachelor's degree or relevant experience
* Certified Scrum Master; SAFe experience preferred
* 4+ years of proven experience managing and delivering projects and products in an Agile/DevOps delivery approach preferred
* 2-3 years of experience as a Scrum Master or in a similar role required
* Ability to act as a Scrum Master for more than one team where needed
* Working knowledge of agile methodologies, techniques, and frameworks, such as Scrum and Kanban, to deliver solutions
* Experience using Jira, Clarity, HP ALM (QC), or similar tools
* Adept at refinement, story splitting, story pointing and estimating, fostering velocity, actionable retrospection, and other Scrum techniques
* Proven leadership and management experience
* Excellent people and product management skills
* Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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. - provided by Dice

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