Job ID: 42670

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CIS Scrum Master

Our Hillsboro client is in search of a strong Scrum Master to lead self-organizing and self-managing teams in applying and optimizing Agile practices to maximize team performance. This role will provide support to CIS teams with a focus on Engineering & Solution Delivery.

CIS Scrum Master Responsibilities
Facilitates all of the Scrum ceremonies (backlog grooming, planning meetings, daily stand-up, retrospectives, demos).
Assists MT/Technical Lead/Product Owner in managing backlog to ensure proper prioritization.
Tracks and communicates metrics, status, program/project needs to team, management, and any impacted stakeholders.
Helps to identify, remove and/or escalate roadblocks and cross functional dependencies that interfere with team’s ability to deliver commitments.
Accountable for promoting continuous improvement by coaching the team to use metrics to identify and measure progress.
Helps team focus on delivery of high-quality stories on a predictable, sustainable cadence.
Participates in Scrum of Scrum and Program Team meetings.
Provides training/guidance for Agile skills development as needed by team.

Key skills
An understanding of Agile principles in the workplace.
Facilitation within teams and groups.
Experience resolving issues at a team level.
Effective communication, team dynamics, conflict resolution, mentoring, and servant leadership skills.
An understanding of technology systems.
Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
Experience, interest, and adaptability to working in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment.
Must be trustworthy in keeping sensitive data confidential.

CIS Scrum Master Qualifications
Minimum 2-year work experience with previous experience supporting teams.
Experience working with Agile or similar methodology (LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming) preferred.
Technology/security experience preferred.
Strong verbal and written communication, as well as information-seeking skills.
Relevant certification in field preferred (PSM I, CSM, PMI-ACP, SCM, ASM, etc).
Proficient in Microsoft Powerpoint, Word, Excel.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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