Overview

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA) that is seeking a Scrum Master Project Manager.Responsibilities: Leads dedicated teams to deliver business functionality through development and quality assurance execution provided by subject matter experts on their teams Works with Product Managers to ensure timely delivery of prioritized requests Act as Scrum master for a dedicated scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work Facilitate sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos Assist the product owner with keeping the backlog groomed Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing Coach and mentor other scrum masters in our product team; ensure that their ways of working are consistent across the teams Perform Project Management like responsibilities: produce status reports, facilitate meetings, manage dependencies between teams, and manage riskREQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree – B.S. Computer Science, Engineering or related field Master’s degree a plus 8 – 10 years of experience PMP certification (Project Management Institute, Project Management Professional) Knowledge and experience with the following is a plus: Guidewire, Amazon Web Services, Rally and Daptiv Understand basic fundamentals of iterative development Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices Strong knowledge of Project Management fundamentals as defined by the Project Management Institute in the Project Management Body of Knowledge