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Scrum Master

Michigan, Grand rapids, 49544 Grand rapids USA

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client that is seeking a Scrum Master in Grand Rapids, MI.

Summary:The purpose of this job role is to provide leadership of Scrum activities for Agile teams the corporate IT department. The person filling this role will work with business product owners, developers, and quality analysts to drive value delivery and will participate in all phases of Agile software development. This position provides overall business process and technical guidance, acting as a subject matter expert and leader for an Agile team.

This role will be held accountable to the following Key Deliverables/Responsibilities: Scrum Master provides leadership and high-level technical or functional consultation for new systems development and for the enhancement of existing systems Alignment of teams to the Program Increment (PI) Objectives and delivery of value; Guidance for the team relating to utilization of Agile practices and how to best ensure successful self-organization Lead without explicit authority; Removal of impediments to the teams' success Facilitation of discussion, decision-making, and conflict resolution in support of attainment of value without coercion or dictating the work to be completed As a Scrum Master, you will support of and collaboration with the Product Owner (business owner) with respect to grooming and maintaining the product work backlog Facilitates SAFe ceremonies for the Agile team; Understands Agile principles and systems thinking

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Business Information Systems, Engineering, Organizational Management, or related discipline or equivalent work experience and technical training is required SAFe for Teams certification (SA) 5 years of performing in a developer, software engineer, application engineer or business analyst role Minimum of one year of experience in a Scrum or Agile role within IT Knowledge of and/or experience with the Scaled Agile (SAFe) framework Proficient skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, relentless improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency An understanding of how to apply the principles, practices, and theory of the Scrum Master role in Agile development Comprehensive knowledge of and experience with Agile process, tools, and techniques, including Program Kanban boards, User Story writing, Burndown techniques, and Retrospective facilitation Excellent communication and mentoring skills Strong knowledge and experience in developing large systems or many smaller systems Strong knowledge of Agile software development processes and techniques Understanding and translating complex technical concepts into easy-to-understand business language Strong leadership and team building skills. Ability to work well on cross-functional Agile teams and foster team commitment to tasks Ability to navigate intra-team conflicts and drive resolution

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.

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