Product Principal
Location: Chicago, IL


Job Description

Employer: Solstice Consulting, LLC, 111 N. Canal Street, Suite 700, Chicago, Illinois 60606

Work site: 111 N. Canal Street, Suite 700, Chicago, Illinois 60606

Job Title: Product Principal                                                                  

Job Duties:  Define and prioritize new software features within the Agile Scrum methodology.  Coach the team and facilitate all necessary Agile ceremonies (sprint planning, daily standups, sprint reviews/retrospectives, Release Planning, etc.) and help the PO manage the release backlog.  Coach the team in Agile relative estimation techniques, cross-functionality, and self-organization. Identify, manage, and mitigate project issues and risks.  Ensure transparency in the teams' work through the sprint backlog, burndown chart, and other Agile metrics.  Be the coach and all-around advocate for the Agile Scrum delivery methodology amongst project team and client stakeholders.  This position mentors two (2) Consultants that are responsible for performing the Scrum Master responsibilities.

Job Requirements:          

  • Master’s Degree in Information Systems
  • Four (4) years of work experience using Agile Scrum methodology for project management and liaising between the client and technical team.
  • Four (4) years of experience with Human Centered Approach to Software Development.
  • One (1) year of experience as a Technical Product Owner for Backend API and/or front-end mobile applications.
  • One (1) year of experience assisting in Agile transformation activities, as well as managing multiple teams.
  • Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certificate.
  • Scaled Agile Leading SAFe Course (4.5) Certificate.

Travel:  Travel is required to the surrounding counties of Chicago, Illinois, including Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County, Kendall County, Lake County, McHenry County, and Will County for up to 80% of time. 

Telecommuting is permitted.

Please Contact:     Lucy Viereckl

                             Sr. Manager of Talent Acquisition

                             111 N. Canal Street, Suite 700

                             Chicago, Illinois 60606

                             interview@solstice.com




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