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Kforce Scrum Master in Hillsboro, Oregon

Kforce has a client in search of a Scrum Master in Hillsboro, Oregon (OR).Duties:

  • Facilitates all of the Scrum ceremonies (backlog grooming, planning meetings, daily stand-up, retrospectives, demos)

  • Assists MT/Technical Lead/Product Owner in managing backlog to ensure proper prioritization

  • Tracks and communicates metrics, status, program/project needs to team, management, and any impacted stakeholders

  • Helps to identify, remove and/or escalate roadblocks and cross functional dependencies that interfere with team's ability to deliver commitments

  • Accountable for promoting continuous improvement by coaching the team to use metrics to identify and measure progress

  • Helps team focus on delivery of high-quality stories on a predictable, sustainable cadence

  • Participates in Scrum of Scrum and Program Team meetings

  • Provides training/guidance for Agile skills development as needed by team

  • Minimum 2-years work experience with previous experience supporting teams

  • An understanding of Agile principles in the workplace

  • Facilitation within teams and groups

  • Experience resolving issues at a team level

  • Effective communication, team dynamics, conflict resolution, mentoring, and servant leadership skills

  • An understanding of technology systems

  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication, as well as information-seeking skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel

  • Experience, interest, and adaptability to working in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment

  • Must be trustworthy in keeping sensitive data confidential

Preferred:

  • Relevant certification in field preferred (PSM I, CSM, PMI-ACP, SCM, ASM, etc.)

  • Experience working with Agile or similar methodology (LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming) preferred

  • Technology/security experience preferred

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

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