Scrum Master

at BCforward
Published May 13, 2022
Location Topeka, KS
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Scrum Master

BCforward is currently seeking a Scrum Master for one of our clients.

Job Title: Scrum Master

Duration: 06 Months

Location: Hybrid (KS/MO)

Job Type: Contract


This role is responsible for helping a team or teams understand and effectively adopt the Delivery Process Framework to deliver all types and sizes of work. This custom framework is a hybrid of traditional and iterative methodologies. This role will focus on helping teams understand and effectively execute Framework meetings and continuous improvements. Additionally, this role will collaborate with other Scrum Masters and team members across IT including managers and non-managers. Essential Duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:*Guiding the team on how to adopt and adapt Delivery Process Framework values, processes and practices* Guiding the team with self-organization mechanisms and best practices* Guiding the team with gap optimization in the Delivery Process Framework* Coaching the team to higher levels of process maturity within a sustainable pace of change* As a Servant Leader, removing impediments, guiding the team to remove impediments, or working with the right person(s) or portion of the organization to remove impediments* Facilitating discussion, decision making, conflict resolution, and delivery of committed work goals *Facilitating Delivery Process Framework meetings Standup, Backlog Grooming, Review and Reset (Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, Sprint Planning)*Assisting communication, improving transparency and radiating information* Providing support to the team using a servant leadership style, and leading by example* Delivering team metrics and dashboards to facilitate continuous improvement and transparency to the rest of the organization. Normal office working conditions. Some travel to other locations will be required. Must have a satisfactory work record including good attendance.



The preferred candidate will possess a bachelor's degree in Business or Information Sciences, or other related fields of study. Requires at least three years professional experience in a Scrum Master, IT-Business Analyst, IT-Project Manager, or IT-Trainer role for IT-Development teams. Agile certification(s) helpful. * Experience in the Scrum Master (or equivalent) role for information technology teams that was diligently applying Agile values, principles, practices, and theory. * Knowledge and/or experience with Hybrid Development Methodology (traditional, Agile, Lean) techniques: Scrum ceremonies, decomposition of work (Features, User Stories, Tasks), Phase-Gate. * Excellent communication and facilitation skills. * Proficiency in Microsoft Office software. * General Business Analysis, Project management, and organizational skills. * Proficiency in cross-function project teaming. * Ability to influence without direct authority.

About BCforward:

BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full service personnel solutions organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over years of catering to our customers' specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 176806 when responding to this ad.

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