Scrum Master

at Kforce Technology
Location Boston, MA
Date Posted September 2, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client in Boston, MA that is seeking a Scrum Master. The Scrum Master is a subject matter expert and is responsible for managing large projects with limited management oversight. They may coach and review the work of others, and is expected to resolve difficult, complex problems. The Scrum Master will be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating/scheduling the appropriate life cycle phases for implementation and support for large or multiple small projects. Activities include coordinating resources, schedules, task assignments and often performs systems analysis. This role serves as a primary contact with user groups and systems management.

Responsibilities:

  • Scrum Master will manage stakeholder expectations regarding target scope, schedule, and budget
  • Remove impediments that hinder project progress
  • Facilitate daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and iteration meetings
  • Monitor the progress of each sprint
  • Help teams estimate iteration deliverables and increase velocity
  • Scrum Master will manage development tracking system to include product and sprint backlogs
  • Promote continuous communication
  • Monitor and help improve team dynamics
  • Motivate and act as the glue that holds the team together
  • Scrum Master will provide subject matter expertise for agile methodologies and practices and contribute to the ongoing development of Agile capability across the ET organization
  • Identify, communicate and/or escalate issues, risks and status to manage stakeholders' expectations; Drive closure of risks/issues
  • Enable conflict resolution and understand organizational dynamics
  • Scrum Master will work to manage project financials to include compiling cost estimates into a forecast and monitor actual spend against budget
  • May also indirectly supervise staff
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