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Scrum Master

Kforce Technology

This is a Full-time position in Jacksonville, FL posted February 23, 2021.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client in search of a Scrum Master in Jacksonville, FL. The IT 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. Key Tasks:

  • Run key Agile ceremonies, including daily stand up meetings, backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint reviews/demos and sprint retrospectives
  • The Scrum Master will utilize the Senior Scrum Master for SME knowledge
  • Create and maintain the appropriate channels for open communication within the scrum team to create a trusting and safe team environment
  • 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

Job Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Computer Science or Information Technology or related Bachelor’s degree required or relevant work experience
  • 3-5 years of related work experience leading Agile/Scrum projects
  • 3-5 years needed as a Scrum Master in an SDLC App Dev environment – They must be able to lead the teams, understanding how to use Rally would be a plus; Agile Environment
  • This resource must have strong Software Development (Applications Development) experience as a Scrum Master and can easily move through the SDLC process
  • Able to lead multiple Scrum Teams
  • Strong knowledge of various well-documented Agile patterns and techniques (e.g. multiple Burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, Release planning, Capacity planning, handling bugs, etc.)
  • Partner with IT technical staff and Business Sponsor to ensure the design accomplishes both business and technical requirements
  • Manages Issues, Risk, Dependencies and Change Request following the established PMO guidelines
  • Solid knowledge and experience in various Project Management and Product Development concepts, methodologies, and processes
  • Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
  • Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Understanding of and SDLC disciplines
  • Understanding of the concepts, theories, and processes of the Project Management Methodology
  • Broad knowledge of IT functions
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of labor, cost management and project tracking and management tools such as MS Project

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.