Kforce Agile / Scrum Project Manager in Rosemont, Illinois

Kforce has a client seeking an Agile / Scrum Project Manager in Rosemont, IL.Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for using Agile/SCRUM methodology and Project Management expertise to work across the IT and Business organizations in delivering a Project Release

  • Effectively communicates to project stakeholders

  • Documents minutes, action items etc. from project meetings

  • Uses Agile Scrum methodology in all systems implementations

  • Configures SharePoint and/or other tools for the project

  • Authors and publishes Project Charter

  • Configures and updates Project Management Plan

  • Schedules and facilitates Toll Gates (manages IT stage containment)

  • Acts as the scrum master utilizing formal Agile methodologies and conducting agile ceremonies

  • Works with the team to define definition of ready and definition of done for the project

  • Leading sprint planning sessions ensuring the product owner is prioritizing user stories and team is effectively estimating story points

  • Tracking and publishing common agile health reporting such as burn down charts and velocity

  • Updates Project status reports weekly

  • Negotiates and documents UAT exit criteria

  • Verifies test plan meets requirements

  • Maintains Risk, Next Step, Issues log

  • Manages defect resolution process

  • Publishes and maintains change control process

  • Conducts and documents retrospectives

  • 2-4 years prior experience in applying proven project management methodologies to large mission critical projects

  • 2-4 years prior experience with using Agile methodology a plus

  • Computer Science or related degree preferred

  • Strong facilitation, verbal and written communication skills required

  • Project Management Certification from a reputable institution

  • PMP Preferred, Agile certification preferred (ACP or CSM)

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00