Scrum Master Jobs - Scrum Master, 20030

at Kforce Technology
Location Madison, NJ
Date Posted December 18, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Contractor



Kforce's client is looking for an experienced Scrum Master to join their team in the New Year in Madison, NJ.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a Fortune 500 Company and truly help drive Agile Adoption across the organization's brands and teams. Ideal candidates for this role with have acted as a Scrum Master for 3+ years and come from a Project Management background.


  • Leadership- Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example, personify Scrum and Agile
  • Planning - Ensure the team is exercising the appropriate level of planning to meet product goals and timelines, while focusing on delivery of value; organize and lead status and working sessions, prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; aid the team in correcting deviations from plans or pivots when needed
  • Team Support - Promote empowerment of the team and assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, remove roadblocks to work; and mentor/coach team members
  • Guide and coach on how to use Agile/Scrum practices & values
  • Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Facilitate discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution and all scrum ceremonies
  • Product Support - Partner with the Technical Product Manager and Product Owner in managing expectations for outcomes, stakeholder communications, and working with the scrum team
  • Collaborate closely in the following areas: backlog grooming, enhancing team communication, improving team morale, ensuring cross-dependencies are known, clarifying the product vision and facilitating events
  • Continuous Improvement -champion continuous improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Ensure changes and strategies that are generated by scrum retrospectives are implemented
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization