Scrum Master (6241)

Evo Solutions - Portland, OR (30+ days ago)4.3


Evo is seeking a Scrum Master for our Beaverton Client at their Hillsboro location. As a Scrum Master, you will be a key member of a growing and passionate team focused on collaborating across business and technology resources to drive forward key programs and projects maturing enterprise data management capabilities. This contract opportunity is scheduled to be 1-year.

DUTIES:
Ability to communicate, influence and partner effectively using strong verbal and written communication
Proficiency with VersionOne, Jira, Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Slack and Outlook
Ability to manage multiple projects of medium to large scale through all sprints/iterations and phases of the project
Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, refinement, retrospectives, sprint/release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings
Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress with, and to all affected teams and management
Ensure the development teams are practicing core agile principles
Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on product and sprint backlogs
Update company project portfolio system for status, resource allocation and capacity planning, and budget preparation
Assist with internal and external communication
Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition
Determine and remove all obstacles that may interfere with the ability of the teams to deliver assigned goals
Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
Provide direction to project activities to ensure successful implementation and support
Promote continuous improvement and help teams to increase productivity
Promote a collaborative team environment that fosters creativity and innovation

SKILLS and REQUIREMENTS:
Strong Servant-Leadership Identity
Effective Communicator
Agile and Product Model acumen
Strategic Thinking and Tactical Execution
Continuous Learner
A Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Technology, or related field
3+ years' experience in Agile software project management
3+ years' experience in managing multiple information systems projects
Ability to demonstrate a proven track record of successfully managing large, complex Agile teams in a results-driven environment
Thorough understanding of enterprise software development processes and lifecycle
Strong Technical background and familiar with IT terminology.
Ability to adjust and apply technical knowledge in a dynamic environment using Agile development principles
Proven experience building strong working relationships and working successfully in cross-functional teams
Ability to quickly understand the scope of the project and identify key success and risk factors
Exceptional verbal, written and communication skills
Strong presentation and facilitation skills
Prioritize multiple tasks effectively
Enthusiastic team-player, team leader as well as a self-starter
Comfortable working with ambiguity and evolving priorities
Flexible, yet firm in approach to managing the project
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Visio, and PowerPoint) and system documentation tools
Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), and/or SAFe 4.0 Scrum Master (SSM)
PMI PMP certification is a plus
Applicants must be fully authorized to work in the U.S. and physically be in the U.S.
CORP-to-CORP requests will NOT be entertained.
Relocation assistance will not be available for this position.

Evo is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected factor.