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Senior Scrum Master

Company: Kforce Technology
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Scrum Master in Saint Louis, MO. Opportunity Overview: Senior Scrum Masters are servant leaders that support and enable teams to stay focused and foster an environment for relentless improvement and continuous learning. Additionally, they help support and mentor other Scrum Masters in their role. They collaborate and work closely with their team, product owners, product delivery managers, Release Train Engineers, and other Scrum Masters. Senior Scrum Masters know how to coach their teams well and guide them to becoming high performing teams and serve as model examples for Scrum Masters. They should value principles over practices. We're seeking an exceptionally talented Senior Scrum Master with a specific focus on the following: Plan: Plan and facilitate team activities for Program Increment (PI) events Plan and evolve appropriate team metrics to promote continuous improvement Strategize: Think creatively to find potential solutions and examine possibilities and outcomes Collaborate: Establish and maintain effective communication and relationships across areas, divisions, outside vendors, and other teams, providing timely updates Work with the scrum team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision making and support organizational project or product teams Work with Agile coaches and other Scrum Masters to grow within the role Work daily with Product Owners and Product Delivery Managers Exhibit Lean-Agile Leadership - Help the team embrace a lean-agile mindset and agile core values and principles Elevate your teams' performance by recognizing areas of strength and improvement and employing appropriate coaching and development techniques Provide a safe space for team which promotes continuous improvement and learning Job Requirements:REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree or relevant experience Certified Scrum Master; SAFe strongly preferred 5+ years of proven experience managing and delivering projects and products in an Agile/DevOps delivery approach 3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master or in a similar role required Ability to act as a Scrum Master for more than one team where needed Ability to facilitate and communicate with leaders at the Portfolio, Product and Team levels Working knowledge of agile methodologies, techniques, and frameworks, such as Scrum and Kanban, to deliver solutions Experience using Jira, HP ALM (QC), or similar tools Adept at refinement, story splitting, story pointing and estimating, fostering velocity, actionable retrospection, and other Scrum techniques Proven leadership and management experience Excellent people and product management skills Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with Clarity PPM 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.

Keywords: Kforce Technology, St. Louis , Senior Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Saint Louis, Missouri

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