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Scrum Master-Coach, SAFe, Kanban

Beaverton, OR
As the Scrum Master, you will lead self-organizing, self-managing teams in applying and optimizing Agile practices to maximize team performance and effectiveness.
Job TitleScrum Master-Coach, SAFe, Kanban
Duration:  1-year
Location: Hillsboro, OR

NOTE: Expected to work on-site/ Yes, can Remote


Responsibilities:
  • 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
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Required Skills:
  • Deep understanding of Agile development frameworks, specifically SAFe, Scrum 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
Qualifications
  • 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
Email your resume to: usjobs@mavensoft.com
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