Job #: 2425

Title: Project Manager – Chicago


  • Other
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $75-100
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 11 months ago

    ​The Contractor, IT Project Manager is directly responsible for managing projects for the DevOPS organization using Agile/Scrum philosophies to include the implementation of new products; enhancement or upgrades of existing applications; technology optimizations and driving project prioritization. This role will be attractive to a seasoned project manager who has significant experience in driving technology change programs across multiple stakeholder teams.

    Key Attributes:

    • Self-starter who possesses strong project management that consist of both waterfall and Agile/Scrum skills and can adapt and operate in a very fast-pace environment
    • Strong interpersonal skills in the areas of leadership, communications, planning, multi-tasking, conflict resolution, and financial management
    • Crafty ability to engage stakeholders and build firm aliases with cross-functional teams
    • Manages the triple constraints of projects to control scope, schedule, and budget

    Areas of Responsibility:
    • Manages projects using the Agile/Scrum principles and methodology within the DevOPS Backlog providing status reporting to management, stakeholders and executive staff regarding the backlog’s overall status
    • Facilitates backlog grooming sessions, sprint planning sessions, daily scrums, and retrospectives
    • Develops and maintains all project documentation required for successful delivery of the project and for records retention purposes in accordance with the PMO’s best practices and guidelines
    • Identifies and actively manages risk according to impact and probability, escalating when necessary
    • Establishes and maintains positive, working relationships with peers, team members, project stakeholders, resources, and executive staff
    • Experienced with project management tools; MS Visio, MS Project, JIRA, and Confluence
    Required Qualifications:
    • 5+ years of Agile/Scrum experience managing mid to large projects
    • Bachelor of Science (B.S) Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or MIS
    • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) is desired
    • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) is desired ​​


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