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Senior Scrum Master

Kelly Services


Location:
Beaverton, OR
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
US41L8TV_BH1429891
Categories:
  • Business Development/Operations
  • Project Management
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Job Details

Job Title Senior Scrum Master

Jobid US41L8TV_BH1429891

Location: Beaverton, OR, 97005, USA

Description Kelly Services is currently seeking a **Senior Scrum Master** for one of our top clients in Beaverton, Oregon for a contract position.

We are looking for an experienced Scrum Master who: Exhibits Lean-Agile leadership; Helps the team embrace agile values, principles, and practices.

**THIS POSITION IS 100% ONSITE.... NO REMOTE WORK!**

**Job Responsibilities Include:**


+ The Scrum Master is responsible for reinforcing the rules of Scrum, Built-In Quality practices from Extreme Programming (XP), Work in Process (WIP) limits from Kanban, and any other process rules the team has agreed. Facilitates the team’s progress toward team goals.
+ The Scrum Master is trained as a team facilitator and is continuously engaged in challenging the old norms of development to improve performance in the areas of quality, predictability, flow, and velocity. They help the team focus on daily and Iteration Goals in the context of current Program Increment (PI) Objectives. Leads team efforts in relentless improvement – Helps the team improve and take responsibility for their actions; facilitates the team retrospective. Teaches problem-solving techniques and helps the team become better problem-solvers for themselves.
+ Facilitates meetings – Facilitates all team meetings, including (where applicable) the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, Iteration Review, and Iteration Retrospective.
+ Supports the Product Owner – The Scrum Master helps the Product Owner in their efforts to manage the backlog and guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.
+ Eliminates impediments – Many blocking issues will be beyond the team’s authority or may require support from other teams.
+ The Scrum Master actively addresses these issues so that the team can remain focused on achieving the objectives of the Iteration.
+ Promotes quality practices – The Scrum Master helps foster the culture of technical discipline and craftsmanship that is the hallmark of effective Agile teams.
+ Builds a high-performing team – Focuses on ever-improving team dynamics and performance. Helps the team manage interpersonal conflicts, challenges, and opportunities for growth. Escalates people problems to management where necessary, but only after internal team processes have failed to resolve the issue; helps individuals and teams through personnel changes.
+ Protects and communicates – Communicates with management and outside stakeholders; helps protect the team from uncontrolled expansion of work.
+ Responsibilities on the train – The Scrum Master helps coordinate inter-team cooperation and helps the team operate well on the train. Coordinates with other teams.
+ The Scrum Master is typically the representative in the Scrum of Scrums (SoS) meeting, and they pass information from that meeting back to the team (see Program Increment for more details). They often coordinate with the System Team, User Experience, Architecture, and Shared Services. It is important to note, however, that the responsibility for inter-team coordination cannot be delegated entirely to the Scrum Master; every team member shares responsibility in that regard.
+ Facilitates preparation and readiness for ART events – Assists the team in preparation for ART activities, including PI Planning, System Demos, and the Inspect and Adapt. Supports estimating – Guides the team in establishing normalized estimates and helps the team understand how to estimate Features and Capabilities.
**Job Requirements:**


+ **6+ years professional experience**
+ 3 years project/program management experience
+ Experience delivering global or multiple regional projects
+ Experience with formal project management methodology.
+ **Certifications & Licenses: Certified Scrum Master (CSM)**
+ Scrum Methodology
+ Scaled Agile Framework
+ KANBAN
+ PROBLEM-SOLVING
If you are ready for this challenge, call me at 503-383-6125 or email me at Thomas.vargas@kellyservices.com .

Not ready to apply, but would like to know more? Call me, or message me on LinkedIn - Thomas Vargas, CPSP | LinkedIn http://bit.ly/2oCd6GH

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**


With Kelly, you’ll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies aroundthe globe—offering you the chance to work on some of today’s most intriguing, innovative and high-visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunitieswill help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™companies, and more than 3,000 IT hiring managers turn to us each year to access the best talent:people like you.

Last year we found 8,000 opportunities for IT professionals. Let us help advance your careertoday.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**


As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.



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