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  • Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master

    Job Locations US-IL-Oakbrook Terrace
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Manages IT product delivery to deliver high quality software solutions by supporting the project and product delivery teams with tools, techniques, templates and standards. Develops, refines and implements these to support the Agile delivery methodology for developing and maintaining IT products.


    1. Improves Agile software development through practices like refactoring and quality review and provides hands on technical coaching to delivery teams in using new development processes and tools to introduce new package applications, new technology, integrate applications, or deliver new application products.


    1. Develops tools and techniques to support the technical product teams meet customer expectations for service levels, operational changes and enhancements.


    1. Implements improvements to support Product and Project teams by implementing off the shelf package solution or automated integrated processes for estimation, planning, proposal evaluation, key metrics management and Agile development.


    1. Improve organizational process and technical maturity with Manager, Technical Products and Project Managers by coaching their staff to adopt technical and process industry best practices in Agile Delivery.


    1. Implement organizational processes for Agile Delivery like cross-Scrum team and program level forums (e.g., Scrum of Scrums), processes, and practices to define and improve planning, executing, tracking, and reporting.


    1. Enhances organizational delivery capability by working with IT CTO and Application Architect to develop effective tools and techniques for use by the whole Applications Delivery teams.


    1. Develops tools and coaches teams to improve products with Applications Architect by simplifying the applications portfolio, enhancing the maintainability of the applications and their reusability.




    1. The level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems. Master’s degree in Computer related discipline or Business preferred.


    1. Seven to ten years of experience leading the design, development and implementation of computer information systems in Microsoft environment.


    1. Three to five years of experience Agile software product development with recent leadership experience in rolling out Agile in technical teams and preferably business teams in Microsoft environment.


    1. Three to five years of experience of leading distributed teams of Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Business Systems Analysts and Systems Development Analysts, internal and external – onsite and offshore.

    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee assigned to this position.  The description is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities, and working conditions associated with this position.  All requirements are subject to possible modification and reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.


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