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Scrum Master/Team Facilitator

Kelly Services
Redwood City, CA 94061
Kelly Science and Clinical is currently seeking a **Scrum Master/Team Facilitator** for 6-12 month engagement (could go longer) with one of our Global Pharmaceutical clients. This position is remote but must work EST.


This person will join our Kelly FSP (Functional Service Provider) division, a managed solution provider and business unit of Kelly Services, Inc. This role is full-time and is offering full benefit options. As a Kelly FSP employee you may be eligible for Medical, Dental, Vison, 401K, and a variety of other benefits to choose from. You may also be eligible for paid time off, including holiday, vacation, and sick/personal time.


**Scrum Master/Team Facilitator Remote EST**


**Position Overview**


+ Host stand-up meetings effectively; identifying and removing impediments quickly

+ Ensure backlog refinement occurs effectively and regularly

+ Hold Sprint Planning meeting and help team create a Sprint (that is Scum methodology 2 week cycle) backlog based on business priority and team capacity

+ Ensure team is prepared for a system demo at the end of the sprint, host the Sprint Review meeting, and gather feedback from stakeholders to be incorporated into the backlog

+ Run Sprint Retrospective for team to identify improvements to future sprints and track those improvement items

+ Coach team to improve the team velocity and achieve a sustainable pace

+ Ensure user story estimation accuracy consistently improves

+ Ensure the business needs are understood and backlog items priority is linked to business value

+ Tracks day-to-day activities of Scrum team

+ Determine dependencies to external teams and ensure proper coordination happens to stay within project dates

+ Conduct agile release planning to slot user stories into sprints and releases

+ Ensures team uses Agile tools effectively for greater collaboration (JIRA, Xray, Confluence, etc.)

+ Asist the team to come up with user story point grid

+ Report Scrum team progress using agile metrics

+ Coach Scrum team on agile best practices

+ Facilitate Scrum ceremonies for 2-3 teams working in parallel

+ Helping the product owner maintain the product backlog in a way that ensures the needed work is well understood so the team can continually make forward progress

+ Helping the team to determine the definition of done for the product, with input from key stakeholders

+ Coaching the team, within the Scrum principles, in order to deliver high-quality features for its product

+ Promoting self-organization within the team

+ Helping the scrum team to avoid or remove impediments to its progress, whether internal or external to the team

+ Facilitating team events to ensure regular progress

+ Educating key stakeholders on Agile and Scrum principles

+ Coaching the rest of the team in self-organization and cross-functionality


**Experience**


+ Scrum Master Certification required

+ Experience managing multiple teams

+ SAFe Scrum Master or SAFe Certifications

+ JIRA and Agile are required

+ Software project management

+ PMP is a plus

+ Xray is a plus


**Education**


BA/BS Minimum Required


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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Posted: 2022-08-29 Expires: 2022-09-29

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