A client with Kforce is seeking a Senior Scrum Master to join their team remotely.
The Senior Scrum Master is responsible for guiding the team in developing the solution using Agile practices for medium to high complexity initiatives from initiation through release. They will run key Agile ceremonies, including daily stand-up meetings, backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint reviews/demos and sprint retrospectives. The Senior Scrum Master will create and maintain the appropriate channels for open communication within the scrum team to create a trusting and safe team environment, and will continuously seek to improve team performance by promoting joint accountability for results and solving productivity issues. They will protect the team from outside distractions, and remove obstacles in order to continue to deliver.
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
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field, or relevant work experience required
Certified Scrum Master (For Senior Level or higher)
5-8 years of related work experience leading Agile/Scrum projects
Experience utilizing the CA Agile Rally tool
Candidates qualifying for this position will have similar experience along with the skills and abilities to perform the duties mentioned
Any relevant education and/or training will be considered a plus
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.