Kforce Senior Scrum Master / Agile Coach in Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Scrum Master in Collegeville, Pennsylvania (PA). Summary: Primary purpose of this position is to plan and manage the delivery of business systems solutions and associated application technical support services in support of business objectives and ongoing operations. The Senior Scrum Master must be motivated and organized and can use both creativity and business sense to get the job done and keep the rest of the team focused on the end goal. The individual will work closely with the functional business groups to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of systems solutions deployed in support of business goals and objectives. The position will also be responsible for technology vendor relationship management. Responsibilities:

  • Scrum Master is responsible to facilitating daily scrum, Sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings

  • Helps Product Owner to prioritize product backlogs and make them ready for the next sprint

  • Can coach individuals and interactions over processes and tools

  • Help team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; Master's degree is a plus

  • Should have at least 8 years' Agile experience particularly as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach

  • Scrum Master certification a must

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred, but not required

  • Familiar with Jira Resource Boards, Dashboards, Filter creation, as well as familiar with Confluence

  • Understand fundamentals of iterative development

  • Understand other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise

  • Understand fundamentals of software development processes and procedures

  • Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team

  • Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics

  • Understand backlog grooming, burndown metrics, velocity, and BDD driven Acceptance Criteria

  • Needs to forecast the numbers of deliverables possible in a Sprint and a Release, which is based on evidence and reliable source

  • Needs to be expert in estimation and planning

  • Must know how to create useful, reliable and practical plans for software development projects

  • Should be a good coach in Agile practices

  • Ability to shield his team from outside distractions and interferences

  • Ability to ensure the correct use of Scrum process

  • Ability to track and remove impediments

  • Servant Leader - Must be able to garner respect from their team and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done

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