Kforce Scrum Master in Louisville, Kentucky40290

Kforce has a client seeking a Scrum Master in Louisville, Kentucky (KY).Summary:The Scrum Master is responsible for leading and coaching multiple platform and application development teams, coordinating and scheduling team ceremonies, measuring progress and monitoring team performance (scope, schedule, quality) and coordination with other scrum masters and subject matter experts to resolve impediments and understand key inter-team dependencies. The ideal candidate possesses a strong understanding of the scrum framework and can articulate scrum concepts and their value based on prior experience.Responsibilities:

  • Serving as scrum master for 2-3 teams, providing guidance to teams and organization on how to apply Agile/Scrum best practices in a way that allows for the client to respond to customer and product needs with high predictability and quality

  • Collaborating with the Product Owner to ensure backlogs are groomed and maintained

  • Organizing and facilitating daily stand-ups, requirement estimation, sprint & release planning, demos, retrospectives and other related team meetings

  • Tracking and reporting of all relevant team performance metrics to ensure organizational transparency, including but not limited to team velocity, sprint & release status

  • Proactively identifying and removing team impediments thru consistent focus on creative problem solving by the team, as well as thru collaboration with appropriate subject matter experts and decision makers

  • Ensuring team tracking tools and relevant documentation are maintained and current always

  • Building and promoting an open, trusting and respectful team environment; facilitating discussion, collaborative decision making and conflict resolution

  • Ongoing assessment of the Scrum maturity of the team(s) and organization

  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects, with a minimum 2 years of experience serving in a scrum master role leading cross-functional teams in a fast-paced services environment

  • Experience leading multiple (2 ) teams concurrently, with direct responsibility for tracking & reporting on key metrics

  • Foundational understanding of iterative development fundamentals, and the value of metric reporting

  • Demonstrated ability to apply best practices re: backlog management, capturing burndown & velocity metrics and task-level definition/estimation

  • Hands-on experience with other development methodologies and ability to leverage these techniques as appropriate to strengthen team productivity and deliverable quality

  • CSM or ACP certification preferred

  • Knowledge of and/or experience with Kanban 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.Compensation Type:Hours