Job Description :
Urgent Need of Project Manager/ Scrum Master with Java, Microservices Background

Location: Chicago, IL
Duration: Long Term

Requirements:
At least 5 years of IT project management experience
Minimum of two years sprint management experience - experience with offshore teams preferred
Experience managing multiple concurrent projects
Management of teams in a cross-functional structure
Strong facilitation experience

Responsibilities:
Work with the package development teams and product owners to create a collaborative environment.
Facilitate Scrum events: Roadmap Planning, Release Planning, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, Daily Standups, etc.
Protect the teams from distractions by removing impediments at all levels of the organization.
Coach the teams on Agile practices and encourage adaptation and iteration and an environment that fosters Agile.
Provide thought leadership around Agile best practices to internal teams and management.
Fine tune Agile processes to deliver successfully within the corporate culture.
Collaborate across package development teams and other functional groups as required to remove impediments and deliver on time for all Sprints.
Provide leadership and direction to the teams, business partners and management, and empower the teams to self-organize.
Coach teams members to properly define and estimate Stories, while assisting the Product Owner to continually keep a sufficient set of stories defined and estimated.
Highlight teams success within and outside the teams.