Project Manager (Scrum Master, Freelance)

Job title: Project Manager (Scrum Master, Freelance)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Chicago
Discipline: Technology
Remote: No
Reference: 412438
Contact name: Hannah Sweet
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our well-known client, a key player in the retail space, is looking to add a Scrum Master, to join their team on a freelance basis. This role is preferred to be local to Chicago, but remote for time being! Position will be 40 hours a week and 1 year contract.


Client is looking for a talented Scrum Master to come in and manage projects/workstreams/components. This person will be working with product or engineering teams, as some initiatives very engineer driven. They will be implementing new tech on backend - defects, tech deck activities - and another workstream of managing customer relationships. They will also be building new capabilities on app (physical and digital in nature). 

The Scrum Master will: 

  • Guide the team and the organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices
  • Be guiding on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization, as well as coaching the team to higher levels of maturity.
  • Additional responsibilities include:
    • Assisting with internal and external communication
    • Improving transparency
    • Radiating information
    • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog

The Scrum Master Requirements: 

  • 10+ years of experience overall
  • 5+ years experience, working with CSM
  • BS computer Science preferred
  • Experience with the following softwares: Azure DevOps, MS Office tools, and Excel 
  • Experience working with Omni Channel capabilities for customers!

If you are interested in and qualified for this position, please forward your resume today! 

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