Scrum Master

at Kforce Technology
Published December 6, 2023
Location Grand Rapids, MI
Category Default  
Job Type Contractor  


Kforce has a client that is seeking a Scrum Master in Grand Rapids, MI. This position will be on a digital services team, the teams will be primarily working on backend services.

The Scrum Masters job is to deliver maximum value to the customer. As a Scrum Master, you will facilitate daily stand-ups and support the team in following the Scrum delivery process. In this role, you will also handle traditional project management duties including scope definition, staffing, communication of status to clients and partners, budget oversight and risk/issue management.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve the team and product owner in turning requirements into the working software
  • Track progress and help the team achieve their commitments
  • Progress is monitored daily when problems are identified work with team to develop corrective actions
  • Manage and report the status of scope, schedule, resourcing, and financials
  • Extract and document requirements
  • Author user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Ensure team members understand processes and support the team in following them
  • Ensure product quality expectations are defined and known across the team
  • Collaborate with the team in scheduling work, including defect remediation and refactoring, guarding against the accumulation of technical debt
  • Work with technical team and product owner balancing the interests of both when issues arise
  • Remove impediments allowing the team to focus on engineering tasks
  • Take the lead on resolving conflicts within the team removing any roadblocks to collaboration
  • Guide project team meetings including sprint pre/planning meetings, daily scrum, and sprint review meetings & facilitate retrospective discussions and support continuous improvement efforts