Kforce Lead Scrum Master in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Lead Scrum Master in Saint Louis, Missouri (MO).Position Purpose:

  • Support scrum team(s) in delivery of sprint goals and iterative delivery of software solutions that deliver business value

  • Partner with the product owner to support product backlog definition/refinement/prioritization to feed sprints

  • Proactively eliminate barriers, coach team members on best practices and run scrum ceremonies

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate scrum ceremonies (daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint retrospectives)

  • Create dashboards, gather metrics, measure and monitor team progress

  • Track and remove impediments for the scrum team; shield team from outside distractions

  • Collaborate with product owner in defining/refining/prioritizing product backlog in preparation for sprint planning

  • Communicate activity and progress information, including all unresolved impediments and issues that affect team velocity and sprint productivity

  • Collaborate with program management on process improvement initiatives

  • Facilitate the sprint review of product increment by the team, to the product owner and key stakeholders

  • Generate and distribute review meeting minutes and action items (to product owner, key stakeholders, management, and customer)

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field

  • License/Certification: Certified Scrum Master, Certified Agile Practitioner preferred

  • 5 years of experience required, including experience on a product development team using agile/scrum and lead experience

  • Knowledge of agile methodologies beyond scrum preferred, such as Scaled Agile (SAFE), Kanban

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:YearsMinimum Compensation:75000.00Maximum Compensation:105000.00