Scrum Master Jobs - Scrum Master, 20265

at Kforce Technology
Location Atlanta, GA
Date Posted June 18, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor



Kforce has a client seeking a Scrum Master in Miami, Florida (FL).

Key Tasks:

  • Understand the difference between Agile and Scrum and be able to articulate it
  • Provide team with resources, information, communication, and practical advice to enable the team to regularly deliver working software
  • Facilitates: Daily scrum (stand-up), release and sprint planning sessions, Sprint review (demo) and Sprint retrospective; Ensure all participants understand the ceremony's purpose and keep to the time-box
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Foster and encourage conversations and collaboration - both inside and outside of team - allowing them to self-organize
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
  • Understand and be able to articulate strategic and product planning and goals in the team's environment and progress toward them
  • Supports Product Owner ensuring the product backlog is properly refined - prioritizing to maximize value and using creative techniques for elaborating user stories to be ready for the upcoming 1-2 sprints
  • Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition
  • Ensure team understands the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items and achieve this through techniques such as user story slicing and acceptance criteria
  • Proactively manage dependencies
  • Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs
  • Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice
  • Participate in the agile community both internal to Assurant and external with other practitioners
  • Enforces the values and principles of Agile by focusing on continuous learning and feedback loops