Scrum Master

at Kforce Technology
Location Hillsboro, OR
Date Posted November 2, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor



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


  • The Scrum Master operates as a team-based servant leader in service to the team's needs
  • Ensures the team is practicing Agile principles
  • Partners with, coaches, and supports Product Owner in managing the backlog to ensure it is properly prioritized and appropriately sized
  • Facilitates all Scrum ceremonies (backlog grooming, planning meetings, daily stand-ups, retrospectives, demos)
  • Establishes, tracks and communicates agile metrics (such as team velocity and sprint progress/burn down chart) to team, management, and any impacted stakeholders
  • In this role, the Scrum Master facilitates alignment and assists Product Owner and Delivery Team with making appropriate commitments
  • Identifies, removes and/or escalates risks, roadblocks, and cross team dependencies that are unresolvable by the team and interfere with the team's ability to deliver commitments
  • Accountable for promoting continuous improvement by coaching the team to use metrics to identify and measure progress
  • Participates with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization and cross-scrum collaboration on delivery execution
  • Continuously learns new approaches to facilitation, agile best practices and how to improve team dynamics
  • Scrum Master helps the Team to focus on delivery of high quality stories on a predictable, sustainable cadence