Kanban Lead

Kanban Lead

Skills: CSM, Scrum, Kanban, Agile, Application Development teams, SAFe

Summary:

Our client is a leading high volume consumer information website organization, headquartered in Irvine, CA. This fast paced, high energy organization fosters the ultimate work/play environment for out-of-the-box thinkers. You’ ll utilize the latest technologies in a collaborative environment and enjoy working with this well-known brand!

The Kanban Lead has primary responsibility for providing servant leadership for one or more Agile delivery teams, ensuring predictable delivery.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages scrum task board for teams
  • Manages scrum artifacts: burn downs & burn-ups
  • Ensures story points are effectively managed and measured
  • Attends Agile planning sessions with Agile program teams and assists deliver team with estimating and accepting stories
  • Works with program team and Product Owners to groom maintain a healthy backlog
  • Captures, communicates, and responds to and plans using leading and trailing team metrics
  • Facilitates daily stand-ups, grooming sessions, sprint review meetings, sprint demos, retrospectives, and other related meetings
  • Removes impediments to the team’ s ability to perform by working closely with the program team, include Product Owner and leads
  • Acts as a buffer between external distractions and the team helping the team to keep focus
  • Implement stakeholder engagement/ communications plans

Qualifications:

  • Strong experience as a Scrum Master in real Agile environments (not hybrids)
  • Working experience leading or managing technical teams directly, as an Agile lead
  • Working experience in one or more of the following Agile methods or frameworks: Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Kanban, Agile scaling methodologies (e.g. SAFe)

Benefits:

As an Agile consultant, you’ ll gain many of the advantages and benefits of being a direct hire, while experiencing the flexibility of consulting. It’ s the best of both worlds! Our IT consultants enjoy a wide array of benefits including: medical, dental, 401K, life insurance, Employee Assistance Program and more.


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