Scrum Master Jobs - Scrum Master, 20149

at Collabera
Location Portland, OR
Date Posted March 23, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor

Description

Details:

Title: Scrum Master

Location:  Portland, OR

Duration: 9 Months (possibility of extension or Contract to Hire)

Job Description:

  • An experienced servant leader and coach for a cross-functional agile team operating in complex and cross functional work across the Security, Data and Networking domain areas related to transformation to the Cloud.
  • The Scrum Master guides and facilitates a Scrum &/or Kanban team involved in a large fast-paced program implementing complex technology for business-oriented solutions, through effective application of the agile based SDLC (Software Delivery Life Cycle) and associated ceremonies, ensuring the agreed upon agile practice is being followed.
  • Removing impediments and fostering a high performing team with a focus on continuous improvement resulting in quality and timeliness delivery.
  • Scrum master experience in a complex large-scale enterprise

  • Experience in an agile environment in other roles; such as quality assurance, development, product owner, or as an agile coach
  • Proven knowledge and experience with agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to coach and mentor the team to reach their highest potential. Excellent team player and team builder
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with diverse personality types
  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level and communicate agile methodologies within the organization
  • Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
  • Strong ability to manage multiple agile teams and ensure a proper balance between PMO (Project Management office, business and technology teams and management)
  • Must be self-motivated as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex problems
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail

Key Responsibilities

  • Guide, coach and motivate the team with the goal of increasing productivity
  • Passionate about Scrum, Kanban, Lean Thinking, Lean Startup, eXtreme Programming, SAFe, LeSS, etc.
  • Organize and lead Scrum ceremonies
  • Oversee and manage scope, timeline, quality, goals and deliverables that support business goals
  • Remove impediments or guide the team to remove impediments
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of productive conflict resolution and problem solving
  • Facilitate discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Prepare and present reports on the progress and success
  • Coordinates activities with other teams across the program
  • Partner with and support the Product Owner
  • Participate in the Scrum of Scrums and partner with other Scrum Masters
  • Coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Organize and facilitate planning and coordination including release / Potentially Increments planning, iteration planning, daily stand-ups, iteration review/demos, and retrospectives
  • Ensure teams are held accountable to agile SDLC (Software Delivery Life Cycle) tenants and their internal working agreements including use of appropriate tools, standards and best practices
  • Promote and demonstrate core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility
  • Ensure the team is tracking and communicating team progress and metrics to the appropriate resources.
  • Facilitate and enable an environment of collaboration and creativity
  • Support and empower the team to make appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition.
  • Empower the team to self-organize around achieving their commitments
  • Identify and remove any impediments/distractions that interfere with the team’s ability to deliver against their commitments
  • Challenge and enable the team to continuously improve through intentional and data driven inspect and adapt cycles (retrospectives)

Other,SDLC,Security,management,Leadership,Agile,Scrum,Collaboration,Coaching,Creativity,Focus,Commitment,Networking, Communication, organization, Business,Conflict resolution,Interpersonal Skills Other

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