Scrum Master

at Kforce Technology
Location Fairfax, VA
Date Posted January 14, 2022
Category Default
Job Type Contractor

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client in Fairfax, VA that is seeking a Scrum Master.

Summary:
We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic Scrum Master to join our growing team. The Scrum Master will support one or more delivery teams within a fast-paced product development driven environment. This role is intended to help software development teams achieve their goals as high performing software development teams, creating a culture of self-organization and continued improvement, consistent delivery of a shippable product, and provide a leader for Agile projects. The Scrum Master ensures clear communication and organization of the team, and coaching development team members in all aspects of the standard Agile/Scrum process. We are seeking a candidate who has proven servant leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, influence and a track-record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met.

Responsibilities:

  • The Scrum Master will act as a leader to our software development team
  • Through coaching and facilitation, ensure the team follows agile processes (e.g. self-directed problem solvers) and ceremonies (Daily Standups, Estimation, Sprint Planning, Retrospective, and refinement & Review/Demo)
  • Oversee design, implementation, QA, and validation of programming code and products
  • Help team set realistic objectives for Feature and Sprint delivery timeframes
  • Shape team behavior through excellent management via the agile method
  • The Scrum Master keeps external stakeholders, collaborates, and other interested parties are well-informed on team progress and activities
  • Remove blockers and impediments for team
  • Document progress and communicate to upper management and stakeholders
  • Take responsibility for successful product delivery
  • Assist the product owner with keeping the backlog groomed
  • As a Scrum Master, this role will maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing
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