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Sr. Scrum Master

Hillsboro, OR, OR
Mavensoft is seeking Applications from Sr. Scrum Master for a 12-months contract assignment with a leading company in Hillsboro, OR. If you are interested and meet the below requirements, please email, or apply online for immediate considerations with your salary expectations.  

Role: Sr. Scrum Master
Duration: 5-Months
Location: Hillsboro, OR

Key Skills: Scrum, Agile, SAFe, Kanban, Cross-Functionality

  • Support the self-organizing, self-managing team to achieve its daily and iteration objectives 
  • Support the teams focus on delivery of high quality stories on a predictable, sustainable cadence 
  • Facilitate the teams assessing and planning for risk 
  • Ensure agreed upon Agile methodology principles and practices are understood and enacted. 
  • Coach Agile team in self-organization and cross-functionality and promote Agile mindset 
  • Provide visibility to impediments to the Agile Team’s progress that the team cannot remove themselves 
  • Facilitate the team's relationship with outside stakeholders 
  • Facilitate conversations between Product Owner and team in regard to rebalancing and reprioritizing work within a sprint 
  • Ensure Product Owner has backlog prioritized for each iteration 
  • Protect the team from interruptions and distractions to clear a path for throughput 
  • Facilitate ceremonies/team meetings and ensure time-boxed events stay within their allotted time 
  • Continuously learn new approaches to facilitation, Agile best practices and how to improve team dynamics 
  • Foster a positive environment for the Agile team to continually improve and learn 
  • Drive cross Capability coordination and scheduling with other Scrum Masters 
  • Coordinate with other Scrum Masters, the System Team, and Shared Resources during ART/Cross-train PI Planning and Release Planning Meetings to remove issues and raise risks, as appropriate 
  • Track and utilize agreed upon metrics to drive meaningful conversations and improvement opportunities  
  • Deep understanding of Agile development frameworks, specifically SAFeScrum and Kanban 
  • Demonstrated understanding of technology systems and the Technology ecosystem  
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business needs 
  • Proven ability to pull together individuals of varying technical and business abilities with different goals and facilitate productive discussion and action. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication, conflict resolution, and servant leadership skills 
  • Demonstrated understanding and reinforcement of the value of Agile mindset and the required iteration events  
  • Excellent facilitation skills and techniques 

  • Bachelors' degree in Business, Psychology, Anthropology, or Organizational Development with 2 years’ additional relevant professional experience accepted in lieu of a degree 
  • 3-5 years hands-on Scrum Master/Coach experience in advanced, large-scale Agile setting 
  • Certified Scrum Master and other Scrum certification desired 
  • SAFe certification preferred 
  • Experience working with Jira or similar tool, building summary views, using agile planning boards, setting up dashboards preferred 

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