Scrum Master (Remote)

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Posted 8 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

A client with Kforce is seeking a Senior Scrum Master to join their team remotely.Summary:The Senior IT Scrum Master is responsible for guiding the team in developing the solution using Agile practices for high complexity initiatives from initiation through release. The Senior IT Scrum Master is a SME resource, overseeing Scrum Masters in the domain.Duties Include: Run key Agile ceremonies, including daily stand-up meetings, backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint reviews/demos and sprint retrospectives Create and maintain the appropriate channels for open communication within the scrum team to create a trusting and safe team environment As a Scrum Master, you will continuously seek to improve team performance by promoting joint accountability for results and solving productivity issues Protect the team from outside distractions Remove obstacles in order to continue to deliver Essential Functions: Experience utilizing the CA Agile Rally tool Facilitate scrum ceremonies such as daily stand-up meetings, backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint reviews/demos and sprint retrospectives. Assist the scrum team to become a self-organized, cross-functional and highly efficient team that delivers high-quality products Facilitate documenting and executing the team's continuous improvement plan, based on retrospectives Clarify deliverables and assignments and remove impediments Provide leadership with metrics necessary to make decisions Determine ways to improve throughput, velocity and allow the team flexibility to self-manage themselves especially on items identified from the retrospective Computer Science or Information Technology or related Bachelor's degree required or relevant work experience Certified Scrum Master (For Senior Level or higher) 5-8 years of related work experience leading Agile/Scrum projects Must have Rally and SAFe experience as the team will be using it heavily Must be Scrum Masters with experience with more than one team Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Compensation Type: Hours