Scrum Master
Kforce Inc

Job Info


Kforce has a client that is seeking a Scrum Master in Charlotte, NC.Responsibilites:
  • Facilitates the sizing of stories during the planning sprint, backlog grooming, or sprint planning sessions for the team
  • Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with business owners, product owners, project sponsors, vendors and key clients
  • Facilitates Agile ceremonies for 1-2 teams
  • Uses historical velocity and planned velocity to assist team with commitments
  • Works with the project sponsor and product owner to determine staffing requirements
  • Assist with identifying which resources need to be procured outside the organization
  • Involves team in identifying and removing impediments and known risks through analysis and prioritization
  • Maintains risk register and escalates where needed
  • Utilizes standardized tools and techniques for estimating costs associated with a project including physical, financial and human capital costs
  • Continuously monitors the actual cost of a project versus the budget
  • Reviews expenditures and evaluates factors that may potentially cause cost changes
  • Conducts in-depth root cause analysis of project budget discrepancies
  • Effectively utilizes progress indicators such as burn-down and burn-up charts
  • Utilizes the team definition of done to guide the team during their sprint commitments
  • Uses collaborative engagement techniques
  • Fosters self-accountability


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Information Systems or Engineering; or equivalent work experience
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM or related certification strongly preferred
  • 3+ years of information technology experience
  • 3 or more years managing projects
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of ScrumMaster experience
  • Thorough understanding of agile and waterfall methodologies, values, and procedures
  • Experience working with both agile and waterfall methodologies on large scale, technically complex projects
  • Ability to deal with multiple projects
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Must be self-motivated as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems
  • Data driven analysis skills for measuring and managing delivery
  • Experience with relevant business software (e.g. Microsoft Office applications, Team Foundation Server)
  • Experience using Microsoft Team Foundation Server Agile, Jira or similar tool
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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