Scrum Master

at Kforce Technology
Location Plano, TX
Date Posted November 12, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Scrum Master in Plano, TX.

Summary:
As a Scrum Master, you will be driving and coaching a team of developers in the execution of Agile development practices. The candidate will be promoting the business value and organizing teams to achieve those goals is paramount. The Scrum Master will be coaching employees and stakeholders on advanced Scrum fundamentals. You will act as a leader to influence team members to seek and embrace incremental change that increases team performance and delivery.

Key Tasks:

  • Scrum Master will be identifying, tracking, and implementing agile metrics to measure a team's agility and then use those measures to help guide a team forward; Identifying, escalating, and removing team impediments that jeopardize sprint goals; Act as a Champion and Custodian of the Agile principles for the team
  • Teaching and coaching application developers to adopt Continuous Delivery practices such as Test-Driven Development, Specification by Example, Story Mapping, and other Lean/Agile Modeling Techniques is key to the team success; You will act as an Agile ambassador for the organization; Exhibiting a deep-passion for continuous learning and seeking to provide knowledge gained throughout the entire organization; As a Scrum Master, you will be working with leadership to change and adjust organizational design to promote self-organizing teams within an enterprise environment
  • Standard Scrum Master responsibilities include the facilitation of sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews/demos, retrospectives, and release planning meetings; Promote improved team interactions, practices, and process through valuable inspect and adapt practices; Facilitate backlog refinement sessions to ensure robust backlog health; Act as a mediator and facilitate discussion and conflict resolution; Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practice
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