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Scrum Master

Job Title
Scrum Master
Job ID
Portland,  OR 97027
Other Location

Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.

Conexess Group is aiding a Portland based client in their search for a Scrum Master. This is a long term opportunity with competitive rates and will be on boarded as a contract to hire. We’re hiring a Scrum Master to build a team into a well-functioning, agile group. The right individual will be passionate about technology, and is always looking to further their personal knowledge and expertise. They will also be comfortable executing against tasks that are occasionally ambiguous, but works independently to seek out needed information.

  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values
  • Ability to work with at least two teams as Scrum Master Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Assess and coach the team to higher levels of Agile maturity, at a sustainable and comfortable pace for the team and organization
  • Remove impediments or guide the team on how to remove them Coach teams on how to self-organize, and fill in gaps in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Facilitate the Agile ceremonies necessary to help the team succeed
  • Help a team account for items committed; make sure no items are neglected or not accounted for
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Provide support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example Expect to also be a team contributor in some aspect

Traits of desired candidate:

  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience with the Agile Scrum framework
  • Enjoys working in a team of high performers, who hold each other accountable to perform to their very best
  • Able to lead a team to make realistic and achievable delivery commitments
  • Able to demonstrate that you worked with at least one team and increased its effectiveness
  • Able to network across a large organization to facilitate team needs
  • Strong leadership, time management, and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience promoting Agile engineering practices such as pair programming, continuous delivery, TDD, etc.

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