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Project Manager - Applied Technology - Tax - 15324

Req #: 15324_1
Location: Chicago, IL
Job Category: Applied Technology
Job Summary

Technical Application Project Manager or Scrum Master with demonstrated capability to oversee and manage large custom software development projects and/or lead multiple project teams at a time with the teams ranging from 2 to 9 people. Be comfortable working in a virtual environment where team members are dispersed geographically. Experience working in the Agile Methodology as a Scrum Master. The candidate should be able to help their team(s) meet their commitments each sprint by monitoring daily progress and facilitating conversations and actions necessary to resolve issues. Will need to work with many stakeholders, including developers, quality assurance analysts, product owners, business owners, etc. At times, may need to help elicit business requirements and facilitate the prioritization of features based on urgency or value.


The ideal candidate is someone who understands how a software product is built from the ground up. They need to be able to study and understand the business side of the application. Prefer a person with a background in building software applications.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience managing projects. 
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience managing software applications.
  • Minimum of one year working as a Scrum Master.
  • Some kind of agile training classes, certifications, or direct experience.
  • Managing the execution of the project plan for a software product application
  • Facilitate the analysis, requirements, and estimation of tasks and projects
  • Look for opportunities to improve or implement processes to improve productivity, quality, and performance
  • Effectively and continuously communicate to product owners, product champions, or clients on status in relation to projects or project tasks
  • Participate in product demonstrations with product champions and business members
  • Performing technical interviews and screenings
  • Assisting in onboarding new members to the team
  • Communication of resource requirements and duration for overall planning
  • Demonstrating and facilitating effective communication with team members and business members
  • Providing strategic solutions for issues. (ie: Resources, Schedule, Quality)
  • Work with developers to ensure they are following processes and standards
  • Facilitating design requirements meetings with product champions and business members
  • Working with product champions to identifying a product road map
  • Serve as a Performance Manager for other team resources

About the Team:

Applied Technology professionals at Crowe lead the software development efforts for the firm and build technology solutions in a consistent and reliable way. Applied Technology owns the software development competency for the firm, which is tied to standardized processes, practices, policies and controls for client-facing products and projects. Team members share expertise across various industries, targeting manufacturing and distribution, government, healthcare, financial services, and private equity groups based on demand from other Business Units. You will learn and build on a wide range of technologies in an environment where innovation and new ideas are highly encouraged. Hop on board to join one of the fastest growing technology consulting practices in the industry.


Our Benefits:

At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about what working at Crowe can mean for you.


How You Can Grow:

We will cultivate your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach who will guide you in your career goals and aspirations. Learn more about where talent can prosper.

Visit Crowe Careers to find out how you can grow your career and make an impact every single day.




Company Overview

Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:

At Crowe Horwath LLP, you have the opportunity to deliver creative solutions to today’s complex business issues. Crowe’s accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are recognized for their expertise and understanding of process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their dedication to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our dedication to career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a “Best Place to Work.” We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us!


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