Exelon Assistant IT Project Manager – Scrum Master in OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION:

At Exelon, our Digital team aims to rapidly deliver reliable and innovative products and services that enable the business and enhance our customer’s experience. Our team is excited to create and pave the digital path forward for Exelon. We value our people and the diverse skills and backgrounds they bring to collectively work towards Exelon’s goal of providing clean, affordable and innovative energy to create a more sustainable future for everyone.

As a Scrum Master, you will play a major role in shaping the success of our rapidly growing Digital team. This position contributes to our success by building and leading high performing Agile scrum teams, championing continuous improvement, and partnering with business stakeholders and product managers to deliver digital solutions.

The Scrum Master works to drive the high-quality delivery of digital solutions and will encourage team productivity by facilitating planning and removing impediments that may obstruct the team’s progress as they work towards their goal of creating a revolutionary digital experience for Exelon’s employees and customers.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Responsible for executing hybrid agile within a scrum team, clearing impediments for the team and facilitating the team's ability to remove impediments on their own

  • Maintain and acknowledge the Sprint and Release Goals so that the team remains focused and for the benefit of the Product Owner

  • Actively monitors and seeks to strengthen the overall health of the product backlog by seeking a mature and properly sized backlog

  • Leads daily scrum calls to monitor incidents and resolve issues in a timely manner

  • Coordinates and collaborates with other Scrum Masters within the organization to align techniques, practices and approaches

  • Provide day-to-day project management between IT and Business stakeholders

  • Enable the consistent delivery of value with on-time execution of scoped/scheduled work

  • Manage and surface issues and risks

  • Ensure that Agile-related project reporting, such as burndowns and status updates, are relevant, transparent, and add value

  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:

Minimum:

  • 2-5 years of Project Management experience

  • Experience working on mixed methodology program

  • Experience working as a Scrum Master or Project manager

  • Experience in translating business requirements into technical specifications and/or technical writing

  • Experience working on large scale, multiple Scrum team projects

  • Experience leading Scrum adoption at team level

  • Should be well versed in software development and management tools such as Microsoft VSTS and/or Atlassian

  • Good skills and knowledge of facilitation, continual improvement, empowerment and increasing transparency

  • Knowledge and appreciation of Agile practices and principles, principally scrum, and experience advocating these practices and principles across cross-functional organizations.

  • Good written and verbal communication

  • Excellent communications skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of IT and business management and with vendors

  • An understanding of web and mobile application technologies

Preferred:

  • Experience leading teams within a SAFe Agile environment

  • First level Certified Scum Master or other relevant Agile project management Certifications (CSM, SAFe or PMI-ACP)

  • Experience with assisting large-scale agile transformation and organizational change efforts

  • Understanding of standards and practices for IT project lifecycle management activities and deliverables.

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Job Information Technology - Staff

Organization: BSC Information Technology

Title: Assistant IT Project Manager – Scrum Master

Location: IL-OAKBROOK TERRACE

Requisition ID: 213281