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Agile Project Manager / Scrum of Scrums
Ref No.: 18-70748
Location: Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Experience Level: 9 Years
Start Date: 09/25/2018
 Mandatory Technical Skills:
Minimum 8+ years of experience required Lead and manage cross-functional Agile Scrum Teams in a matrix reporting environment consisting of a diverse work-force that may be co-located or distributed.
• Organize & coordinate Scrum ceremonies such as Daily Scrum, Sprint Review & Retrospective.
• Contribute towards process improvement, risk & issues resolution, Sprint Planning, Release Planning, and Product Planning.
• Monitor & Control Team performance
• Use agile tools (RTC, JIRA) for Work Item Management, Team Performance, & Reporting.
• Use project management tool to manage project life cycle.
• Maintain Teamwork & Collaboration within and across Teams and contribute towards Agile Adoption by all stakeholders.
• Plan, Execute, & Deliver the project as per priorities & follow GCT guidelines and standards.
Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in computer science or Management Information Systems (MIS).
• Professional Certification/Training and demonstrated experience in Agile Scrum Project Management, with a thorough understanding of agile concepts.
• Experience in use of Agile Work item management tools such as Rational Team Concert(RTC), JIRA; process flow tools such as Visio; and project management tools such as Project & Planview.
• Strong understanding of best practices in SDLC and Agile, project & process management, and relevant experience in customizing such practices to meet the team and organization goals.
• Good Communication & Coordination Skills. Strong technology & business knowledge to participate & contribute in various scrum project management activities.
• Comfortable in presenting to senior management.
• Experience in managing projects for system involving front-end (user interaction).
• Experience managing large projects/programs with budget over $5 million.
• IT project management/Scrum master experience in Credits cards Industry is highly preferred
• PMP, CSM/CSP certifications are preferred.
• Self-motivated to learn new tools, technology, & process, and be forward compatible.
Primary Location: Elk Grove Village, IL



Good to have
• Experience in working in onshore-offshore model

Responsibilities include
Lead in providing application design guidance and consultation, utilizing a thorough understanding of applicable technology, tools and existing designs.
Develops original and/or highly complex code and provides coding guidance to less experienced staff.
Assures quality, security and compliance requirements are met