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Scrum Master

Hillsboro, OR
Candidates MUST have 3-5 years experience supporting/leading team and work experience with ALM tools and Agile methodologies such as LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming and local to Portland, OR area.

Job Title: Scrum Master – Level 1Generalist – Onshore (L)
Duration: 6 months (contract)
Location: Hillsboro Oregon USA
Key Skills: Agile/Scrum (Version1) experience, MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, Facilitation, Collaboration, Communication, Organization, Planning and Coordinating
Desired Tools: Jira, Miro, Confluence, Slack, Zoom, Xray (optional)

Expectations for this Role:
1.    Operates as a team-based servant leader in service to the team’s needs.
2.    Ensures the team is practicing Agile-like principles.
3.    Partners with, coaches and supports Product Owner in managing the backlog to ensure it is properly prioritized and appropriately sized.
4.    Facilitates all the Scrum ceremonies (i.e. backlog grooming, planning meetings, daily stand-ups, retrospectives, demos).
5.    Establishes, tracks, and communicates agile metrics (such as team velocity and sprint progress/burn down chart) to team, management, and any impacted stakeholders.
6.    Facilitates alignment and assists Product Owner and Delivery Team with making appropriate commitments.
7.    Identifies, removes and/or escalates risks, roadblocks and cross team dependencies that are unresolvable by the team and interfere with the team’s ability to deliver commitments.
8.    Accountable for promoting continuous improvement by coaching the team to use metrics to identify and measure progress. 
9.    Participates with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization and cross-scrum collaboration on delivery execution. 
10.    Continuously learns new approaches to facilitation, agile best practices and how to improve team dynamics.
11.    Helps the Team to focus on delivery of high-quality stories on a predictable, sustainable cadence.

Education and Experience Required:
•    3-5 Years relevant work experience supporting or leading a team.
•    Experience working with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools.
•    Familiarity or experience with other agile methodologies such as LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming etc. 

Email your resume to: usjobs@mavensoft.com
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