Kforce Scrum Master Coach in Framingham, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client seeking a Scrum Master Coach in Framingham, Massachusetts (MA). The Scrum Master is the servant leader on an Agile team and works cross functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution. They are the catalyst to a team's ability to self-organize and continuously improve through transparency, inspection & adaption. The Scrum Master protects the team from distractions and removes impediments to the team's success. Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Enable Scrum or Kanban as a software development framework for software delivery teams

  • Facilitate release & sprint planning, grooming, review, retrospective & daily meetings

  • Ensure team goals are met and update metrics daily

  • Coaching the team to improve & to work as a self-organizing team

  • Protect the team from distractions and unplanned work

  • Communicate team progress

  • Partner with the Product Owner to ensure the Backlog is well groomed and ready for the team

  • Further Agile understanding in the Organization

  • Remove impediments to the team's success

  • Take responsibility for managing dependencies and coordination between scrum teams where necessary

  • Works cross functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution

  • Coach, train and mentor the team to increase effectiveness and efficiency through continuous improvement

  • Assist in the adoption and maturing of agile practices in the enterprise

  • Collaborate with other Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Agile Coaches and Business Partners

  • Bachelor's degree and 5-8 years of experience

  • Scrum and Kanban

  • Servant Leader

  • Collaboration/Communication

  • Meeting Facilitation

  • Strong knowledge of good software development practices

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:Hours