Scrum Master

at Kforce Technology
Location Beaverton, OR
Date Posted September 10, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Scrum Master in Beaverton, OR.

Key Tasks:

  • Scrum Master will support the self-organizing, self-managing team to achieve its daily and iteration objectives
  • Support the teams focus on delivery of high-quality stories on a predictable, sustainable cadence
  • Facilitate the teams assessing and planning for risk
  • Ensure agreed upon Agile methodology principles and practices are understood and enacted
  • As a Scrum Master, you will coach Agile team in self-organization and cross-functionality and promote Agile mindset
  • Provide visibility to impediments to the Agile Team's progress that the team cannot remove themselves
  • Facilitate the team's relationship with outside stakeholders
  • Facilitate conversations between Product Owner and team in regard to rebalancing and reprioritizing work within a sprint
  • Ensure Product Owner has backlog prioritized for each iteration
  • Scrum Masters protect the team from interruptions and distractions to clear a path for throughput
  • Facilitate ceremonies/team meetings and ensure time-boxed events stay within their allotted time
  • Continuously learn new approaches to facilitation, Agile best practices and how to improve team dynamics
  • Foster a positive environment for the Agile team to continually improve and learn
  • Scrum Masters drive cross Capability coordination and scheduling with other Scrum Masters
  • Coordinate with other Scrum Masters, the System Team, and Shared Resources during ART/Cross-train PI Planning and Release Planning Meetings to remove issues and raise risks, as appropriate
  • Track and utilize agreed upon metrics to drive meaningful conversations and improvement opportunities
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